ISLAMABAD: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has allowed fresh and continuing students to submit their admission forms for autumn 2017 semester till October 10.
The facility has been made available for all academic programs from Matric to Ph.D-levels, a press release said on Friday.
The decision to this effect was taken by the Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Shahid Siddiqui on the demand of the aspiring students, particularly those from far-flung regions.
According to the Director Admissions, there were a big number of students who collected prospectus for the admission this time, as compared to the corresponding period last year. It was hoped that the applicants will avail the facility submitting their admission forums with a nominal late fee.
The ratio of fresh students taking admission is highly encouraging.
It was noted that the retention rate of continuing students also went up.
There has been considerable rush of aspiring students in the recent days at the University’s regional and coordinating offices across the country for seeking admissions.