How to get admission as Overseas student


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The admissions to all programmes, for overseas Pakistanis, are offered twice a year:

  1.    Autumn Semester: Starts from 1st week of August.
  2.    Spring Semester: Starts from 1st week of February.

Last date of both semesters are highlighted at the front page of this website.


The prospectus (including admission form) can be downloaded from the “Downloads” during the admission period. Duly filled admission form along with required documents (Attested Photocopies) and fee, in form of Bank Draft/Swift Code Receipt, are to be sent to the following address.

The duration of study period during each semester is eighteen weeks after which the final examinations are conducted at Pakistan International schools/Pakistani Embassies.    In a semester a student can take admission in a maximum of two credit courses i.e. two full credit courses OR one full and two half credit courses OR four half credit courses only.


Step by step admission procedure is as below:

Please download admission form from “Downloads” menu (Download>Forms> admission form>click download button)

  1. Fill admission form with block letters.
  2. Attach two Passport Size Photographs without attestation.
  3. Attach attested photocopy of Passport, Visa and CNIC.
  4. Documents (Mark sheet/Certificates) should be attest attached with admission forms.
  5. Draft in favour of AIOU treasurer attach in original.You can also transfer your fee via swift code transaction details are available on front page of this website.
  6. Clearly mention your postal address (overseas address).

  Send admission form along with necessary documents on following address:

Overseas Coordinator

  Room no LG-08, ICT Building   
 Directorate of Overseas Educational Programmes & E-Learning,          
 Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8, Islamabad Pakistan
Ph.No. +92519250175 & +92519057165

How to get admission as Overseas student