ISLAMABAD– Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is offering admissions for the semester autumn with late fee charges till tomorrow (Wednesday).

Director Admissions, Syed Zia-ul-Hasnain said the admission forms along with prescribed fee could be deposited in all branches of Habib Bank Limited, First Women Bank, Bank Alfalah and Allied Bank as well as in the nominated branches of National Bank of Pakistan and Muslim Commercial Bank.

The admission forms and prospectuses for all programmes from Matric to MA/MSc level being offered in Semester Autumn 2012 are available from the sale points at Main Campus, Regional Campuses and Coordinating Offices within the country, he said.

The admission forms and prospectus for SSC, HSSC and BA level programmes for Pakistanis in the Middle East can be downloaded from the University website He further said that the sale points would remain open on Saturday and Sunday also.

He said that M.Sc programme is being offered in Economic, Pakistan Studies, Gender & Women Studies and M.Com (Accounting & Finance). MBA with specialisations in HRM, Marketing Management, IT Management and Banking and Finance while the international 90-credit programme COL MBA/MPA is being offered in collaboration with Commonwealth of Learning, Canada.

He said that MA in Arabic, Islamic Studies and Urdu while Post Graduate Diploma (Gender and Women Studies) are also included. In Bachelor’s programmes, BS (Computer Science), Bachelor of Mass Communication, Bachelor of Arts in Library and Information Science, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Arts and Associate degree in Commerce (Accounting and Finance) and (Banking and Finance) are being offered.

In Teacher Training Programme, the admissions in BEd programme is also being offered. The admissions of FA, I.Com, FSc (Pre-Engineering), FSc (Pre-Medical), SSC (Matric), Dars-e-Nizami in BA (Shahadat-ul-Alia), Secondary (Sanvia Aama), Higher Secondary (Sanvia Khasa), six months duration of Certificate Courses, Agricultural Certificate Courses, Open Tech Courses and Short Terms Educational Programmes have also been included.