June 5 last date to apply for AIOU admissions

VC says facilitating students amid Covid-19 lockdown


DNA April 16, 2020
Representational image. PHOTO: REUTERS

ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) on Wednesday extended the date of admission for the semester spring 2020 for its post-graduate and bachelors level programs up to June 5.

The decision has been taken by the university's administration in a high-level meeting held under the chairmanship Vice Chancellor Dr Ziaul Qayyum. The last date for the admission was extended keeping in view the current crisis situation in wake of Covid-19 pandemic and the lockdown in the whole country.

Earlier, the last date was April 15 which has now been extended up to June 5, 2020 to facilitate the fresh as well as continuing students of AIOU belonging to different nooks and corners of the country.

However, admission date has been extended only for MA, MSc, MEd, BEd, BS, BA, BBA, associate degree and post graduate diplomas.

The details and eligibility criteria along with admission forms to apply in these programs is available on the university website www.aiou.edu.pk.  Fresh and continuing students of the AIOU are encouraged to apply online through admission portal.

Vice Chancellor Qayyum said extension admission date was aimed at facilitating the students of AIOU and hoped that the current lockdown situation would not stop their pursuit to get higher education.  

Published in The Express Tribune, April 16th, 2020.

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