The mission of the Directorate of Overseas Education is to promote quality educational opportunities at the certificate and degree level for Pakistani citizens living abroad. Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is the pioneer of distance education in Asia. The rich public service profile of AIOU served as a solid foundation for entering the global education market by expanding its operations across the national borders through collaborative arrangements with international institutions or opening its overseas campuses, to make its educational programs accessible to expatriate Pakistanis and other nationals.
Latest News and Events
Books for Spring 2014 Dispatched
The books for semester Spring 2014 have been mailed. The students are advised to wait for a couple of weeks to receive the books through post. If you still don't get books, please contact mailing section at this address: email@example.com
Online fee payment using Swift Code
The student applying for admission can now send their payments using Swift Code, the details are as below.
Bank:National Bank of Pakistan,
Routing # 026004721
Further credit to account #09000015 in favor of Allama Iqbal Open
Note: Overseas Students should attach the ORIGINAL SWIFT CODE RECEIPT with admission form.
Students are informed that admission drafts my only be made in favor of "Treasurer Allama Iqbal Open University", any other draft will not be accepted and admission request will not be entertained.
Admission for Continuing Students
The continuing overseas Pakistani students should send their admission with draft to AIOU as soon as possible even if the students have not received the continuing admission letter. Such students are advised to download the continuing admission form from AIOU website by clicking here.
Vice Chancellor’s Message
I welcome you at the website of Overseas Education Directorate of Allama Iqbal Open University, A one of the mega universities of the world. The doors of this mega university are open for every citizen of Pakistan living in the territory of Pakistan and Abroad. In terms of students' enrolment, it is truly the largest university of the country.
Welcome to the Directorate of Overseas Education of Allama Iqbal Open University!
Thank you for selecting Allama Iqbal Open University as your education provider. AIOU is committed to the highest standards of international education excellence and quality of services to the student’s fraternity. It is here we strive to maintain international standards and strengthen students to reach educational goals and make life with a purpose to service, and build leadership.