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PROSPECTUS

OF

FACULTY OF EDUCATION
FOR

SEMESTER: SPRING 2010

Faculty of Education
Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
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Semester:..............................................................

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Year of Printing:...................................................

2010

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Allama Iqbal Open University, H-8, Islamabad.

CONTENTS
Page
1.

Allama Iqbal Open University.......................................................................................................................................................1

2.

Faculty of Education...................................................................................................................................................................... 1

3.

Departments of the Faculty............................................................................................................................................................1

4.

Programmes of Faculty of Education.............................................................................................................................................2

5.

Department Offering MA Education/M.Ed/ Ms/ M.Phil Leading To Ph.D and Ph.D (M.Phil Based)............................................2

6.

MA Education Programme.............................................................................................................................................................3
6.1 Specializations....................................................................................................................................................................... 3
6.2 Eligibility to MA Education Programme...............................................................................................................................3
6.2.1 MA Education (Specialization in Distance and Non-Formal Education)....................................................................4
6.2.2 MA Education (Educational Planning and Management)...........................................................................................5
6.2.3 MA Education (Specialization in Secondary Teacher Education)...............................................................................7
6.2.4 MA Education (Specialization in Special Education).................................................................................................8
6.3 Fee Tariff of MA Education.................................................................................................................................................11
6.4 MA (Education) Programme Coordinators..........................................................................................................................11

7.

M. Ed Programme........................................................................................................................................................................11
7.1 Specializations..................................................................................................................................................................... 11
7.2 Eligibility for M. Ed Programme.........................................................................................................................................12
7.2.1 M.Ed Programme (Specialization in Distance and Non-Formal Education).............................................................12
7.2.2 M. Ed Programme (Specialization in Science Education).........................................................................................13
7.2.3 M. Ed Programme (Specialization in Secondary Teacher Education).......................................................................13
7.2.4 M. Ed Programme (Specialization in Special Education).........................................................................................14
7.3 Fee Tariff of M.Ed Programme............................................................................................................................................15
7.3.1 Fee Depositing Procedure for MA (Education) and M. Ed Programmes..................................................................15
7.4 M. Ed Programme Coordinators..........................................................................................................................................16
7.5 Scheme of Studies of MA Education/M. Ed Programmes...................................................................................................16
7.6 Evaluation Procedure...........................................................................................................................................................16
7.7 Grading System................................................................................................................................................................... 17

8.

Ms/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D Education Programmes...................................................................................................................17


8.1 Aims/Objectives of MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D Education Programme............................................................................17
8.2 Admission Procedure for MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme...............................................................17

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8.3 Procedure of Studies for MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education....................................................................................17


8.3.1 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme (Specialization in Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education)...18
8.3.2 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme (Specialization in Educational Planning and Management).........19
8.3.3 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme (Specialization in Secondary Teacher Education)......................21
8.3.4 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme (Specialization in Special Education).......................................22
8.3.5 M.S/M.Phil leading to Ph.D (Specialization in Science Education) ..........23
8.4 Fee Tariff for MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme..................................................................................25
8.5 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Coordinators......................................................................................................25
8.6 Supervision of Thesis..........................................................................................................................................................25
9.

Ph.D (M. Phil Based)...................................................................................................................................................................26


9.1 Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Distance Non-Formal and Continuing Education..............................................................................26
9.2 Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Educational Planning and Management.............................................................................................27
9.3 Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Secondary Teacher Education............................................................................................................27
9.4 Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Special Education..............................................................................................................................28
9.5 Fee Tariff of Ph.D (M. Phil Based) in Education.................................................................................................................30
9.6 Thesis Requirements...........................................................................................................................................................30
9.7 Evaluation of Thesis............................................................................................................................................................30

10. Specific Information....................................................................................................................................................................30


11. Attainment of Certificate/Degree.................................................................................................................................................31
12. General Information.....................................................................................................................................................................31
13. Regulation for Refund of Admission Fee.....................................................................................................................................32
14. Important Telephone Numbers.....................................................................................................................................................32
15. Addresses of Part-Time Regional Coordinators...........................................................................................................................33

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also available in the student's hostel and the Central Library where
computers have been provided to enable students to access latest
information available through open source databases.

1. ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY


The Allama Iqbal Open University, a Mega university, was
established in 1974 under an Act of Parliament. The main
campus of the university is situated in sector H-8, Islamabad. It
was the second open university of the world and the first of its
kind in Asia and Africa. The aim of establishing AIOU was to
provide affordable and accessible education through distance
learning at the door-steps to those people, who could not
continue their education journey through formal system of
education. The University (AIOU) operates on semester system
and admits students in Autumn and Spring semesters. Under
graduate admissions are offered in both the semester where as
post graduates are offered once a year. The enrolled students are
given course books specially prepared by the university on self
instructional principles. However at post graduate level reprints
of foreign books, allied material with university prepared study
guides help students to polish their skills.

2. FACULTY OF EDUCATION
The origin of the Faculty of Education predates the university
itself. The National Institute of Education was established in
1973 under the Federal Ministry of Education. It became part of
the university in June 1975 as Institute of Education in the then
Faculty of Social Sciences. The progressively extending
functions of the Institute brought the needs for structural change
and in 1984 it got the status of Faculty of Education.

3. DEPARTMENTS OF THE FACULTY


Faculty of Education comprises of the following seven
departments:
1.
Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education

At present, the AIOU is offering programs from matric to PhD


level in diverse, disciplines comprises of four faculties. The
university has established study centres across the country,
where distance education students are provided necessary
guidance by their respective tutors. Moreover, the university has
established full time study centres, wherein the students of MBA
(IT), MBA (Banking and Finance), BS (CS), B.Sc.
(Engineering), etc. are being provided instruction, guidance and
counselling through face-to-face education. AIOU is offering
four year under graduate degrees.

2.

Educational Planning, Policy Studies and Leadership

3.

Early Child hood and Early Teacher Education

4.

Secondary Teacher Education

5.

Science Education

6.

Special Education

7.

Institute of Mass Education and Literacy

4. PROGRAMMES OF FACULTY OF EDUCATION


The Faculty has developed and launched more than 190 courses
(up to Spring, 2008 Semester) in various disciplines from SSC to
Ph.D programmes. It is now fully recognized by both the
government of Pakistan and International agencies as the prime
national provider of professional education and training at all
levels.

Apart from curricular and extra-curricular activities during the


academic year, the AIOU and its regional centres actively
participate in the co-curricular activities by arranging educational
and literary seminars, workshops and conferences, attended not
only by the students and faculties of the university but also by the
renowned dignitaries and scholars. For the science students and
research scholars, a science complex has been built where they use
the latest equipment of international standard for experiments and
research. To meet the present day challenges internet facility is

The faculty is offering the following academic programmes.

Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing


Education

offers specialized degree programmes/courses in Distance NonFormal and Continuing Education, Adult Education and
Educational Technology at M.A Education, M.Ed., MS/ M. Phil
leading to Ph. D and Ph. D (M. Phil Based) in Education. It also
offers courses at BA level. Moreover, the department also
provides on job training in distance learning system to the
academic staff of AIOU.
Educational Planning, Policy Studies and Leadership (EPPSL)
The department was established in 1976 was renamed as EPPSL
in 2008. It offers programmes in educational planning and
management. These programmes are aimed at producing a cadre
of professionals for the educational institutions and organizations
in the country. Programmes of EPPSL include Postgraduate
Diploma, MA (EPM), MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D and Ph.D
(M.Phil Based) in Education. The courses of these programmes
are attained to the field requirements of target personnel in the
areas of educational planning and management.

Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Educational Planning and Management


Ph.D (M.Phil Based) Secondary Teachers Education
Ph.D. (M.Phil Based) Special Education
MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D (Distance, Non-Formal and
Continuing Education)
MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D (Educational Planning and
Management )
MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D (Secondary Teacher Education)
MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D (Special Education)
M.Ed Distance and Non-Formal Education
M.Ed Science Education
M.Ed Special Education
M.Ed Secondary Teacher Education
M.A Distance and Non-Formal Education
M.A Educational Planning and Management
M.A Secondary Teacher Education
M.A Special Education
B.Ed Bachelor of Education
P.G Diploma Educational Planning and Management
P.G. Diploma Special Education
P.G. Diploma Physical Education
CT Certificate of Teaching
SSC Level Courses Related to the Faculty
HSSC Level Courses Related to the Faculty
B.A Level Courses Related to the Faculty
Literacy Programme

Secondary Teacher Education


The Department of Teacher Education was established in 1985
and was bifurcated into Secondary and Elementary Teacher
Education Departments in July 2003. Its programmes aim at
imparting academic and professional knowledge and training to
in-services and pre service teachers and scholars.
The programmes/courses of this department comprises M.A. and
M.Ed. Beside these professional degree programmes, the
department also offers MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D and Ph.D
(M.Phil Based) in Education, which are aimed to prepare highly
skilled leaderships in the field of education.

5. DEPARTMENT OFFERING M.A. EDUCATION/


M.ED./ M.S./ M.PHIL. LEADING TO PH.D. AND
PH.D (M.PHIL BASED)
Distance, Non Formal Education and Continuing
Education

Science Education
The Department of Science Education was established in 1988.
The programmes and courses of the department are mainly
focused on education and training of science and maths
teachers. Presently the department offers specialized courses in
science at PTC, CT, B.Ed./M.A and M.Ed and M.S./M.Phil
leading to Ph.D.level. Specialization courses provide conceptual

The department was established in 1984 and was renamed as


Distance, Non Formal and Continuing Education in 2008. It

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framework and insight depth into the teaching of science


effectively.

6.2

Eligibility to M.A Education Programme

i)

A graduate with second division is eligible to apply for


admission to M.A. Education (DNFE & STE), M.A.
(Special Education) and M.A. and PGD in Educational
Planning and Management.
An eligible candidate of MA Education [except MA (EPM)
and PGD (EPM) Programme] is required to attach attested
photocopies of his/ her certificates/ degrees with the
admission form along with the requisite fee of Rs.8800 and
submit it as per prescribed procedure laid down in the
prospectus. M.A (EPM), PGD (EPM) and MA (Special
Education) candidates may not submit the fee. They
should submit only the admission form with all the
relevant documents including experience certificate, to the
concerned departments chairman AIOU, Islamabad. After
determination of the merit, selected candidates will be
required to submit their fees.

Special Education
The Department was established in 1985. The department
imparts education and training to teachers for the special
children in four specialization namely visual impairment, hearing
impairment, physical disabilities and mental retardation with
particular emphasis to facilitate mainstreaming of special
children. Parents of the special children are also admitted to
these programmes.
Present programmes/courses of this department comprised of
Postgraduate Diploma, M.Ed., M.A., MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D
and Ph.D (M.Phil Based) in Special Education.

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6. M.A EDUCATION PROGRAMME


6.1 Specializations
i)
ii)
iii)
iv)

Distance and Non Formal Education


Educational Planning and Management
Secondary Teacher Education
Special Education

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6.2.1 MA Education (Specialization in Distance and


Non-Formal Education)
Objectives
Objectives of the programme are:
1.
To provide insight of education and meet the present and
future needs and challenges involved in teaching and
learning process.
2.
To produce educators/ teachers with professional vision
and update their knowledge about new developments and
trends in the field of Distance and Non-Formal Education.
3.
To keep the students abreast with latest curricula, teaching
techniques, strategies and methodologies.
4.
To provide knowledge on how to effectively use
instructional technology in the classroom.
5.
To develop attitude and behaviour appropriate for Distance
and Non-Formal Education in Pakistan.

4.

841

5.

842

6.
843
3rd Semester
S.
Code
No.
1.
844
2.
845
3.

847

4.

851

5.
857
4th Semester
S.
Code
No.
1.
832

Breakup of the Programme


M.A Education Specialization in Distance Non-Formal and
Education Programme comprises of 60 credit hours, with the
following details:
1st Semester
18 Credits Hours
S.
Credit
Code
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
831 Foundations of Education
3
2.
837 Educational Research
3
3.
838 Curriculum Development and Instruction
3
4.
840 Educational Psychology
3
5.
846 Teaching Strategies
3
6.
855 Computer in Education
3
2nd Semester
18 Credits
S.
Credit
Code
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
833 Student Support Services in Distance
3
Education
2.
834 Educational Technology
3
3.
835 Foundations of Adult Education
3

Educational Measurement and


Evaluation
Concept and Methods of Distance
Education
Educational Guidance and Counseling
Course Title
Non-Formal Education
Educational Administration and
Supervision
Adult Education in Comparative
Perspective
System of Distance Education
OR
Thesis
Course Title

3
3
3
12 Credits
Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3
12
12 Credits
Credit
Hours
3

Planning and Management of


Distance Education
2.
850 Evaluation of Adult Education
3
3.
6550 Teaching Practice I
3
4.
6551 Teaching practice II
3
Note: Medium of Instruction is English. However students can
attempt assignments and examination in Urdu if they wish to do so.

6.2.2 MA Education (Specialization in Educational


Planning and Management)
Objectives
Main objective of the programme is:
To produce a cadre of professionals for educational institutions
and other organizations of the country for all levels of
managerial and administrative jobs by equipping them with the
knowledge and skills of educational planning and management.

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Breakup of Programme

Option A Collateral area courses as offered by the


department

MA Educational Planning and Management Programme


comprises of 20 half credits course work (60 credit hours) with
the following details:

A student can obtain M.A EPM degree after completing course


work equivalent to 60 credit hours. The student may take 48
credit hours from EPM programme and 12 credit hours from
other master level courses offered by Faculty of Education or
he/she may take 54 credit hours from EPM and six credit hours
from other master level programmes of Faculty of Education.

Core Courses (Compulsory)


24 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Code
Course Title
No.
hours
1.
6557 Basic Concepts of Educational
3
Planning-I
2.
6558 Basic concepts of educational planning-II
3
3.
6559 Processes of Educational Planning -I
3
4.
6560 Processes of Educational Planning-II
3
5.
6561 Plan Implementation and Management-I
3
6.
6562 Plan Implementation and
3
Management-II
7.
6563 Curriculum Planning and Evaluation-I
3
8.
6564 Curriculum Planning and Evaluation-II
3
Elective Courses (Any 36 Credit Hours from following
breakup and option A & B)
S.
Credit
Code
Course Title
No.
hours
1.
6565 Economics and Financing of Education-I
3
2.
6566 Economics and Financing of Education-II
3
3.
6567 Development Education-I
3
4.
6568 Development Education-II
3
5.
6569 Educational Research and Statistics I
3
6.
6570 Educational Research and Statistics II
3
7.
6571 Project Implementation, Monitoring and
3
Evaluation-I
8.
6572 Project Implementation, Monitoring and
3
Evaluation-II
9.
6573 Planning for Population Education - I
3
10. 6574 Planning for Population Education -II
3
11.
510 Research Thesis
12

Option B (Research Thesis)

A student can complete the requirements for M.A EPM degree


by completing 48 credits course work and EPM 510 Research
Thesis (12 credit hours)
Note:
Master degree in EPM can be awarded only when the
students have completed 60 credit hours.

Breakup of Postgraduate Diploma (PGD) EPM


A Diploma in Educational Planning and Management is awarded
on completion of thirty credit hours course work.
Core Courses (Compulsory)
24 Credit Hours
S.
Code
Course Title
Credit
No.
1.
6557 Basic Concepts of Educational
3
Planning-I
2.
6558 Basic concepts of educational
3
planning-II
3.
6559 Processes of Educational Planning I
3
4.
6560 Processes of Educational Planning-II
3
5.
6561 Plan Implementation and
3
Management-I
6.
6562 Plan Implementation and
3
Management-II
7.
6563 Curriculum Planning and Evaluation-I
3
8.
6564 Curriculum Planning and Evaluation-II
3
Elective Courses (any 6 credit hours of same title from the
following courses)

S.
No.

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Code

Course Title

Credit

1.
2.
3.

6567
6568
6571

Development Education-I
3
Development Education-II
3
Project Implementation, Monitoring
3
and Evaluation-I
4.
6572 Project Implementation, Monitoring
3
and Evaluation-II
5.
6573 Planning for Population Education - I
3
6.
6574 Planning for Population Education -II
3
Semester Wise Breakup of Courses Offering for M.A/PGD EPM
S.
Credit
Semester Code
Course Title
No.
hours
1.
Spring
6557 Basic Concepts of
3
Semester
Educational Planning-I
6558 Basic concepts of
3
educational planning-II
6561 Plan Implementation and
3
Management-I
6562 Plan Implementation and
3
Management-II
6565 Economics and Financing
3
of Education-I
6566 Economics and Financing
3
of Education-II
6569 Educational Research and
3
Statistics-I
6570 Educational Research and
3
Statistics-II
510 Research Thesis
12
Autumn
6559 Process of Educational
3
2.
Semester
Planning-I
6560 Process of Educational
3
Planning-II
6563 Curriculum Planning and
3
Evaluation I
6564 Curriculum Planning and
3
Evaluation II
6567 Development Education-I
3
6568 Development Education-II
3

S.
Semester
No.

Code

Course Title

Project Implementation,
Monitoring and
Evaluation-I
6572 Project Implementation,
3
Monitoring and
Evaluation-II
6573 Planning for Population
3
Education - I
6574 Planning for Population
3
Education -II
510 Research Thesis (Only for
12
M.A EPM student).
Collateral Area Courses
offered by EPPSL Deptt.
NB. Collateral Area course (Only for continuing students)
Note:
1.
Fresh students are offered only 4 courses (EPM6557, 5758,
6561 and 6562) in the first semester i.e. Spring Semester.
2.
Students can take course work equivalent to 18 credits hours
including collateral area courses twice during the programme.
3.
A student must complete EPM (6569, 6570) courses before
enrolling in EPM Research Thesis-510.
4.
A student can apply for award of Diploma in EPM after
completing 30 credit hours courses work required for PGD EPM
5.
Medium of instructions for MA (EPM) and PGD (EPM) is English.
6.
A weeklong only workshop for each course will be held
at the end of each semester at AIOU Main Campus
Islamabad. Participation in the workshop is mandatory
and is pre requisite for examination.
7.

6571

Credit
hours
3

Admission is granted only on merit. The candidates are advised not


to deposit any fee without intimation from the Admission
Department of the University. Admission forms, complete in all
respects along with attested copies of academic documents and
professional experience certificates be sent to the following address.

CHAIRMAN
Department of Educational Planning
Policy Studies and Leadership

2nd Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
6508
2.
827
3.
828
4.
829

Faculty of Education, Block 5


Allama Iqbal Open University
Sector H 8, Islamabad, Ph: 051-9057714, 9057717
Email hamid_khan@aiou.edu.pk

18 Credits Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Teaching of English
3
Secondary Education
3
Higher Education
3
Teacher Education in Pakistan
3
AND
Please select any one group from the following two groups.
S.
Credit
Course Title
No. Code
Hours
1.
6509 Teaching of Urdu
3
2.
6511 Teaching of Pakistan Studies
3
OR
1.
6515 Teaching of Mathematics
3
2.
6516 Teaching of Physics
3
3rd Semester
12 Credits Hours
S.
Credit
Course Title
No. Code
Hours
1.
6502 Educational Management and
3
Supervision
2.
6506 Education in Pakistan
3
3.
6554 Workshop and Teaching Practice-I
3
4.
6555 Workshop and Teaching Practice-II
3
th
4 Semester
12 Credits Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
6542 Thesis
12
OR
2.
6552 Textbook Development-I
3
3.
6553 Textbook Development-II
3
4.
6573 Planning for Population Education-I
3
5.
6574 Planning for Population Education-II
3
Note:
1.
The department will provide detail of workshops later on.
2.
Courses offering in the pedagogical/ collaterals
specialization and alternate courses of thesis will depend
upon availability. The students will be informed about it in

6.2.3 MA Education (Specialization in Secondary


Teacher Education)
Objectives

The programmes intend to achieve the following specific


objectives:
1.
To produce highly skilled, proficient and competent
professionals who can positively influence and motivate the
vast majority of classroom teachers at all levels.
2.
To inculcate research skills to initiate research at grass root
level.
3.
To enable educators with professional vision through the
intensive study of new developments, trends and directions
in the field of education in the light of modern scientific
and technical advancement.
4.
To produce teachers who can make positive contribution to
the wholesome growth and development of the individual
by enabling him/her to understand how to learn, how to
live together and how to work cooperatively as members
of the group in team spirit.
5.
To teachers who can play the role of effective organizers of
teaching and learning activities.

Breakup of Programme

M.A Education Specialization in Secondary Teacher Education


Programme comprises 20 courses (60 credit hours) with the
following details:
1st Semester
18 Credits Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
6500 Foundations of Education
3
2.
837 Educational Research
3
3.
6501 Educational Psychology & Guidance
3
4.
6503 Curriculum and Instruction
3
5.
6505 Islamic System of Education
3
6.
6507 Educational Measurement and
3
Evaluation

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3.
4.
5.

2nd Semester (Autumn)


(Students can take any specialization of 12 credit hours)

the continuing student form/letter at the beginning of each


semester.
The department may change the course or their sequence.
A student can obtain MA Education specialization in
Teacher Education after completing course work
equivalent to 60 credits.
Medium of Instruction is English. However students can
attempt assignments and examination in Urdu if they
wish to do so.

a. VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
12 Credit Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
3601 Braille Practical Course in Urdu
3
2.
3602 Braille Practical Course in English
3
3.
677 Independence Training for the
3
Visually Handicapped.
4.
678 Special Education for the Visually
3
Handicapped

6.2.4 MA Education (Specialization in Special Education)


Objectives

b.

S.
No.
1.

Objectives of the M.A. Education programmes are as:


1.
To acquaint the teachers of special children with latest
curricula, teaching techniques and methodologies.
2.
To meet countrys increasing demand of trained
specialized manpower in Special Education at all levels.
3.
To develop attitude and behaviour appropriate for special
educational personnel enabling them to meet individual
students and group needs.

HEARING IMPAIRMENT
Code

Course Title

General Introduction to the Hearing


impairment
2.
681 Psychology of Deafness and Child
Development
3.
682 Speech and Hearing
4.
683 Audiology and Audiometry
c. MENTAL RETARDATION
S.
Course Title
No. Code
Introduction and Assessment of
1.
3603
Mentally Retarded Children-I
Introduction and Assessment of
2.
3604
Mentally Retarded Children-II
Education of Mentally Retarded
3.
3605
Children-I
Education of Mentally Retarded
4.
3606
Children-II

Breakup of Programme
MA Education Specialization in Special Education Programme
comprises of 60 credit hours with the following details.
1st Semester (Spring)
Fresh Admission
18 Credits Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
671 Educational Psychology
3
2.
672 Perspectives of Special Education
3
3.
673 Handicapped Person in the Community
3
4.
831 Foundations of Education
3
5.
837 Educational Research
3
6.
838 Curriculum Development and
3
Instruction

d.

S.
No.
1.
2.
3.
4.

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680

PHYSICAL DISABILITY
Code

Course Title

3607
3608
3609

Physical Handicaps-I
Physical Handicaps-II
Educational Adaptations for Children
with Physical Disabilities-I
Educational Adaptations for Children

3610

Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3
Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3
Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3

with Physical Disabilities-II


3rd Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
3611
2.

3612

3.

3613

4.

3614

5.
6.

3600
846

4th Semester (12 credit hours)


S.
Credit
Course Title
No. Code
Hours
1.
694 Thesis
12
OR
Any 12 credit hours master level courses
from the courses offered by Faculty of
Education and not attempted previously
by the student.
4th Semester (students for old scheme enrolled before 2001)
- 694 thesesF-C
- 504 Curriculum Planning and EvaluationF-C
Note:
1.
Medium of Instruction is English. How ever students can
attempt assignments and examination in Urdu if they
wish to do so.
2.
Admission is granted only on merit. The candidates are
advised not to deposit any fee without intimation from the
Admission Department of the University. Admission
forms, complete in all respects along with attested copies
of academic documents and professional experience
certificate be sent to the following address.

18 Credit hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Organization and Management of
3
Special Schools-I
Organization and Management of
3
Special Schools-II
Community Based Rehabilitation of
3
People with Disabilities-I
Community Based Rehabilitation of
3
People with Disabilities-II
Face to Face Component
3
Teaching Strategies
3

Students of old scheme (enrolled before 2001)


Any two full Credits Course from the following:
S.
Course Title
No. Code
1
675 Face to face component
2
503 Plan Implementation and
Management
3
507 Educational Research & Statistics
(One full credit course from the following)
S.
Course Title
No. Code
5.
677 Independence Training for the Visual
Handicapped
6.
678 Special Education for the Visual
Handicapped OR
7.
680 General Introduction to the Hearing
Impairment
8.
681 Psychology of Deafness and Child
Development OR
9.
688 Introduction and Assessment of
Mentally Retarded Children
10.
690 Physical Handicaps

F-C
F-C
F-C

CHAIRMAN
Department of Special Education
Faculty of Education, Block 10
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H 8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9250078, 051-907853
Email: spedu@aiou.edu.pk

H-C
H-C
H-C

6.3 Fee Tariff of M.A Education

H-C

Details of dues for admission to programme are as under:


1.
Registration Fee Rs.200.00 (At the time of first admission
in University)
2.
Admission Fee Rs.700.00 (Payable once at the time of first
admission in the Programme).
3
Course fee including the cost of allied materials,

H-C
F-C

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3 Credit Hours Course Rs.1300.00


Thesis (Two credits) Rs.5220.00 (only for
students opting for thesis)

Total fee of 1st Semester Rs. 8800/


Technology Fee Rs. 100/- (per semester)
4
Thesis evaluation fee Rs.1100.00 (only for students opting
for thesis) to be paid at the time of submission of thesis
and final evaluation and viva voce.
Total Fee of 1st Semester: For MA Education Rs.8800/(Specialization in DNF&CE, Secondary Teacher Education,
Special Education Programmes)

professional and academic background in the relevant field. The


M.Ed programme provides such academic opportunities to teachers.
These educational opportunities are aimed at providing
education and training facilities in the country to the persons
such as working teachers, tutors, administrators, extension
workers, and interested education graduates.

7.1 Specializations

Students may choose any one of four specializations i.e.:


1. Distance and Non-Formal Education
2. Science Education
3. Secondary Teacher Education
4. Special Education

6.4 MA (Education) Programme Coordinators


Specialization in:
1.
Distance and Non-Formal Education
Dr. Amtul Hafeez Chaudhry
051-9057706,
E-mail: amtulhafeezch@yahoo.com
2.

Educational Planning and Management


Muhammad Asif Choudhary
051-9057715
E-mail: asif.epm@gmail.com

3.

Secondary Teacher Education


S.M. Shahid
051-9057719

4.

7.

Objectives
Objectives of M.Ed programme are as under:
1.
To provide insight into the field of education and to meet
the present and future needs and challenges of teaching
and learning.
2.
To acquaint the teachers with latest curricula, teaching
techniques and methodologies.
3.
To enable the student teachers to effectively use
instructional technology in the classroom.
4.
To meet countrys increasing demand for trained personnel
including Special Education
The elective component aimed at providing knowledge and
enhancing professional competence in the specific area.
Note: Specialization must be mentioned on the admission form
other wise admission will not be processed.

7.2 Eligibility for M.Ed Programme

Special Education
Dr. Tanzila Nabeel
051-9057857
E-mail: tanzila_nabeel@aiou.edu.pk

i)

M.Ed PROGRAMME

The emerging needs and shortage of human development


resources mixed with higher qualities of leadership in the field of
education at national level demand personnel, who have sound

ii)

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Applicants should have passed.


- B.Sc/B.A with English with at least 2 nd division
alongwith B.Ed (General) at least 2nd division.
OR
- B.S.Ed at least 2nd division
An eligible candidate is required to attach attested photocopies
of his/her certificates/degree and mark sheets with the
admission form along with the required fee except for M.Ed

iii)

Special Education whose admission will be granted on merit


basis. The admission form may be submitted as per prescribed
procedure as laid down in the prospectus.
Specialization must be mentioned in the admission form.

4.
854
rd
3 Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
834
2.
835
3.
846
4.
855

Eligibility for M.Ed Science Education


B.Sc and B.Ed (2nd division in each) or B.S.Ed (Second Division)
Note:
1. The organization of workshops in regions for all the courses
except 831, 837, 838 and 846 depends upon the number of
students, availability of special institutions, (according to
area of specialization) and relevant resources persons.
2. The workshops will be organized according to guidelines of
the Department.

5.

3
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Educational Technology
3
Foundations of Adult Education
3
Teaching Strategies
3
Computers in Education
3
OR
Thesis
12

7.2.2 M.Ed Programme (Specialization in Science


Education)
SCHEME OF STUDIES
1st Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
831
2.
837
3.
838
4.
840
nd
2 Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
695
2.
696

Breakup of Programme
To earn M.Ed degree a student has to complete 36 full credits.
Course offerings in the four specializations in different semesters
of M.Ed programme are as given below:

7.2.1 M.Ed Programme (Specialization in Distance and


Non-Formal Education)
1st Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
831
2.
837
3.
838
4.
840
nd
2 Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
851
2.
852
3.
853

839

Developing Material for DNFE

12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Foundations of Education
3
Educational Research
3
Curriculum Development and Instruction
3
Educational Psychology
3
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
The System of Distance Education
3
Broadcast Media in DNFE
3
Non-Broadcast Media in DNFE
3

3.
4.

697
698

3rd Semester
S.
No. Code
848
1.
2.

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855
6506

12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Foundations of Education
3
Educational Research
3
Curriculum Development and Instruction
3
Educational Psychology
3
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Foundations of Science Education
3
Teaching Strategies in Science
3
Education
Assessment in Science Education
3
Laboratory Organization and
3
Management
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Thesis
12
OR
Computers in Education
3
Education in Pakistan
3

3.
4.

6507
846

Educational Measurement & Evaluation


Teaching Strategies

4.

3
3

7.2.3 M.Ed Programme (Specialization in Secondary


Teacher Education)
1st Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
831
2.
837
3.
838
4.
840
2nd Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
826
2.
827
3.
828
4.
829
3rd Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
849
1.
2.

6505
6507

3.
4.

6552
6553

Course Title
Foundations of Education
Educational Research
Curriculum Development and
Instruction
Educational Psychology

Medium of instruction is English. However, students can


attempt assignments and examinations in Urdu if they wish
to do so.

7.2.4 M.Ed Programme (Specialization in Special Education)


1st Semester
12 Credit Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
671 Educational Psychology
3
2.
672 Perspectives of Special Education
3
3.
673 Handicapped Person in the
3
Community
4.
846 Teaching Strategies
3
2nd Semester (Specialization)
(Any one of the following areas of specialization)

12 Credit Hours
Credit
Hours
3
3
3

3
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Elementary Education
3
Secondary Education
3
Higher Education
3
Teacher Education in Pakistan
3
12 Credit Hours
Credit
Course Title
Hours
Thesis
12
OR
Islamic System of Education
3
Educational
Measurement
and
3
Evaluation
Textbook Development-I
3
Textbook Development-II
3

VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
12 Credit Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
3601 Braille Practical Course in Urdu
3
2.
3602 Braille Practical Course in English
3
3.
677 Independence Training for the
3
Visually Handicapped.
4.
678 Special Education for the Visually
3
Handicapped
Note: Students enrolled in course 3601 & 3602 will arrange
Slate/Braille Frame and Braille paper themselves.
HEARING IMPAIRMENT
12 Credit Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
680 General Introduction to the Hearing
3
Impairment
2.
681 Psychology of Deafness and Child
3
Development
3.
682 Speech and Hearing
3
4.
683 Audiology and Audiometry
3

Note:
1.
Course offering in the pedagogical/collaterals specialization
and alternate courses of thesis will depend upon the
availability.
2.
The department may change the course(s) or their sequence.
3.
A student can obtain M.Ed (STE) after completing 36
credit hours.

MENTAL RETARDATION
S. Code
Course Title

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12 Credit Hours
Credit

No.
1.

3603

2.

3604

3.

3605

4.

3606

Introduction and Assessment of


Mentally Retarded Children-I
Introduction and Assessment of
Mentally Retarded Children-II
Education of Mentally Retarded
Children-I
Education of Mentally Retarded
Children-II

Hours
3

CHAIRMAN
Department of Special Education
Faculty of Education, Block 10
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H 8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9250078, 051-907853
Email: spedu@aiou.edu.pk

3
3
3

7.3 Fee Tariff of M.Ed Programme


Details of dues for admission of different programmes are as under:
Registration fee Rs.200.00 (At the time of first admission in the
university)
Admission Fee Rs.700.00 (Payable once at the time of first
admission in the Programme)
Technology Fee Rs. 100/- (Per Student per semester)

PHYSICAL HANDICAPS
12 Credit Hours
S. Code
Credit
Course Title
No.
Hours
1.
3607 Physical Handicaps-I
3
2.
3608 Physical Handicaps-II
3
3.
3609 Educational Adaptations for Children
3
with Physical Disabilities-I
4.
3610 Educational Adaptations for Children
3
with Physical Disabilities-II
3rd Semester
S.
No. Code
1.
831
2.
837
3.
838
4.

3600

Course Title
Foundations of Education
Educational Research
Curriculum Development and
Instruction
Face to Face Component

Course fee including the cost of allied materials,

Course Fee (per 3 credit hours course) Rs.1300.00

Thesis (Two Credits)


Rs.5220.00

Thesis Evaluation fee


Rs.1100.00

Technlogy Fee
Rs 100/- (Per Student, Per Semester)
At the time of submission of thesis and evaluation and viva voce.

12 Credit Hours
Credit
Hours
3
3
3

Total fee of 1st semester


Rs.6200/For M.Ed Secondary Teacher Education, DNFCE,
Science Education, Special Education.

7.3.1 Fee Depositing Procedure for MA (Education) and


M.Ed Programmes

Note:
1.
Code 3600 comprises workshop, teaching practice and
final lessons.
2.
Admission is granted only on merit. The candidates are
advised not to deposit any fee without intimation from the
Admission Department of the university. Admission forms,
complete in all respects along with attested copies of
academic documents and professional experience
certificate be sent to the following address.

The university has introduced a new method of depositing the


fee and admission forms for the convenience of the students. For
making the process more consistent and effective, the university
has entered into a formal agreement, with the National Bank of
Pakistan, First Women Bank Limited, Bank Al-Falah Limited,
Allied Bank Ltd. and Habib Bank Limited. According to this
agreement, almost all the existing branches of these banks have
been nominated to receive the fees of all the courses of the

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Mr. Zahid Majeed


051-9057294, 051-9250078
zahidMajeedpk@hotmail.com

university. The students can deposit fee through bank Challan


forms at any approved branch. The bank branch will issue a
receipt of depositing the admission form and fee.

7.5 Scheme of Studies of M.A (Education)/M.Ed


Programmes

INSTRUCTIONS

Methods of Instruction
In distance learning system, the courses are taught through selfinstructional materials, media component (where applicable),
tutorial meetings and workshops.

The fee along with admission form is to be deposited in any


of the nominated branch by filling the bank Challan
(which is part of admission form).
The concerned bank branch will receive the Challan and
admission forms and return copy No.4 of the Challan
form, duly stamped, to the applicant for his/her record.
It is the responsibility of the applicant to attach required
attested documents with the admission form.
The applicant will have to pay the following service charges
to the bank in addition to the required fee:
National Bank of Pakistan AIOU Branch will receive
Rs.20/- and other than AIOU Branch will charge
Rs.35/- per admission form/challan.
First Women Bank, Bank Alflah Ltd., Allied Bank Ltd.,
will receive Rs.25/- and Habib Bank Limited will charge
Rs.35/- per challan/admission form as service charges.

i) Self Instructional Material


The study materials will include study guides, allied materials
and media support (if any)
ii) Tutorials (if applicable)
Tutorials will provide useful guidance in the form of lectures,
discussions, questions answer sessions and general clarification
of any course related issues if required.
iii) Workshops (Compulsory)
At the end of each semester there will be a compulsory for each
three credit hours. These may be organized at the main campus
or where-ever the university deems feasible.
The workshops are compulsory components of each course.

7.4 M.Ed Programme Coordinators

7.6 Evaluation Procedure

Procedure to prepare the result of a course is given as under:


a)
Weightage for course assignments and final examination is
30:70 respectively.
b)
Minimum required marks to pass the assignments and final
examination are 40%
Aggregate of components should be
40%
Weightage (30%) of the marks secured 40 x 30 = 12%
in course assignments (40%)
100
Weightage (70%) of the marks secured 70 x 40 = 28%
in final examination (40%)
100
Total
= 40%

Specialization in:
1.
Distance and Non-Formal Education
Dr. Amtul Hafeez Chaudhry
051-9057706
amtulhafeezch@yahoo.com
2.

Science Education
Dr. Iqbal Shah
051-9057852
siaqbal@hotmail.com

3.

Secondary Teacher Education


Muhammad Asif Rajput
051-9057713

4.

7.7 Grading System


Fail
Grade D

Special Education

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Below 40 %
40% to 49%

Grade C
Grade B
Grade A
Grade A + (Distinction)

50 % to 59%
60 % to 69 %
70% to 79 %
80 % or more
ii)

8.

MS/M.PHIL LEADING TO PH.D EDUCATION


PROGRAMMES
Specializations:

Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education


Educational Planning and Management
Secondary Teacher Education
Special Education
Science Education

8.3 Procedure of Studies for MS/M.Phil Leading to


Ph.D in Education

8.1 Aims/Objectives of MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D


Education Programme

The university will provide study guide and allied material (in
some cases CDs to the enrolled students). The medium of
instruction is English.
Assignment
Assignments are compulsory component. For each 3 credit hours
course students have to attempt two assignments. Passing marks in
assignments are 50%. The student has to submit his/her
handwritten assignments as per schedule before or on time. It is
advised that students must send their assignments under
registered cover and keep a photocopy for their own record.

MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D in Education programme is designed:


1.
To prepare scholars who have grasp of the discipline of
Education.
2.
To establish a cadre of specialists and professionals in
different fields of education who can provide effective
leadership in guiding and conducting high level research in
various fields of national life.
3.
To produce core of professionals, who can provide
leadership in various disciplines.
4.
To provide an opportunity of higher education and
research in the discipline and to develop research potential
and promote research activities among the professionals.

Workshop
There will be a compulsory workshop for each course of one
week duration at the main campus Islamabad. All expenditures
including travelling, hostel charges etc. will be borne by the
students themselves. The university will not bear any
responsibility of TA/DA or provision of accommodation.
Attendance in the workshops is compulsory. Only those students
who have qualified in the assignment component can attend the
workshop. Facility of University hostel is available at the
approved rates, provided of the rooms are vacant.

8.2 Admission Procedure for MS/M.Phil Leading to


Ph.D in Education Programme
i)

degrees. The test will be organized by AIOU through


National Testing Services(NTS).
b. Interview is meant to evaluate the candidates selfconcept, confidence and critical thinking and will be
conducted by the concerned department.
Selected candidates will be intimated by the Directorate of
Admission with the advice to deposit fee according to the
schedule.
Courses by continuing students may not be taken as
mentioned in the prospectus. These should be taken
only as and when communicated in the letter by the
Admission Department for continuing student for
each semester.

Merit will be determined on the basis of educational


qualification, experience, score of GRE (General) and
interview. The University and National Testing Service
will call the candidates for test.
a. A test equivalent to GRE (General) is to be taken by
all students for admission to M.Phil equivalent

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Final Examination
At the last day of each workshop, information about final
examination will be given. To sit in the examination, one has to
qualify the assignment component and workshop separately.

b.

Specialization (Students can take any two clusters from


the following)
12 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Non Formal Education-I (3726)
3
Cluster-A
Non Formal Education-II (3727)
3
2.
Adult Education/Literacy-I (3728)
3
Adult Education/Literacy-II (3729) Cluster-B
3
3.
Educational Technology-I (3730 )
3
Cluster-C
Educational Technology-II (3731)
3
4.
Distance Education-I (3732 )
3
Cluster-D
Distance Education-II (3733 )
3

Research Thesis
The student will be allowed to take thesis after successful
completion of 48 credit hours and qualifying other requirements.

MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education Programme


(Specialization in Distance, Non-Formal and
Continuing Education)
i. Eligibility
Applicants for MS/M.Phil. Leading to PhD. (Distance Non-Formal and
Continuing Education) must possess the following qualification:
M.A Education (at least 2nd division)

Research Project

d.

Ph. D

3+3 Credit Hours

(i) Minimum GPA for admission to Ph.D is 3.00


1st division out of 30 credit hours.
(ii) GRE international in the subject.
Student who does not qualify (i) or (ii) or both may proceed
towards his/her M.Phil degree by taking 24 credit hours of thesis.
Those who will qualify (i) and (ii) will be registered for Ph.D
Programme and complete the following requirements also.
e.
Ph.D Course Work 18 Credit Hours
i)
Course Work
9 Credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2.
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3.
E-Learning (4778)
3

OR
M.Ed (at least 2nd division)
OR
M.S. Ed (at least 2nd division)
Admission will strictly be made on merit basis as per approved
criteria.
ii.
Programme Structure
MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D in Education specialization in
Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education programme
comprises 30 credits hours course work for MS/M.Phil, and 18
credit hours for Ph.D and thesis respectively.
a.

c.

ii) Course Work (Specialization) Any


6 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Adult and Lifelong Education (4771)
3
2.
Instructional Design and Course ware in
3
Distance Education (4772)
3.
Human Resource Management in Distance
3
Education (4773)

Core Courses

12 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Trends and Issues in Education (3701)
3
2.
Trends and Issues in Distance Education (3703)
3
3.
Computer Applications in Education (3705)
3
Advanced Course on Educational Research
4.
3
and Statistics (3706)

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iii) Any one collateral area course: 3 Credit hours (any one
course)
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2.
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)
3
Inclusive
Education
(4779)
(Subject
to
3.
3
Offering)
4.
Education Leadership and Management (4783)
3

MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D Education specialization in


Educational Planning and Management programme comprises 24
credit hours course work and 6 credit hours research project.
The detailed breakup of courses is as follows:
a.
Core Course
12
Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Trends and Issues in Education (3701)
3
2.
Trends and Issues in EPM (3702)
3
3.
Computer Applications in Education (3705)
3
Advanced Course on Educational Research
4.
3
and Statistics (3706)

f.
g.

Comprehensive Examination
Publish Research Article in the Higher Education
Commission approved Journals.
h. Thesis
Admission form complete in all respect may be sent on the
following address:

b.

Specialization Courses
Credit Hours
S.
Courses
No.
Advance Course on Educational Planning-I
1.
(3707)
Advance Course on Educational Planning-II
2.
(3708)
Advanced Course on Educational
3.
ManagementI (3734)
Advanced Course on Educational
4.
ManagementII (3735)
5.
Research Project 3+3 Credit Hours (1786)

CHAIRMAN
Distance, Non-Formal and Continuing Education
Faculty of Education, Block No.5
Allama Iqbal Open University, H-8, Islamabad.
Ph: 051-9057707
E-mail:dnfe@aiou.edu.pk.

8.3.2 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education


(Specialization in Educational Planning and
Management)
MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D in Education with specialization in
Educational Planning and Management programme comprises 30
credit hours course work for M.Phil and 18 credit hours for Ph.D.

i.

c.
i.

12
Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3
6

Ph. D
Minimum GPA for admission to Ph.D is 3.00/Ist division
in the course work of M. Phil.
ii.
GRE international in the subject with at least 50 percent
marks.
Student who does not qualify (i) or (ii) or both may proceed
towards his/her M.Phil degree by completing 24 credit hours
thesis. Those who will qualify (i) and (ii) will be registered in
Ph.D Programme and complete the following requirements.

Eligibility

Applicants for MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D Education in EPM


must possess an MA (EPM) Degree at least with 2nd division.
Admission to MS/ M.Phil leading to Ph.D Education in EPM will
be granted on merit according to the approved criteria of AIOU.

d.

ii. Programme Structure


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Ph.D Course Work 18 Credit Hours

i) Core Course Work


9 Credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2.
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3.
E-Learning (4778)
3

Admission to MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D in Education


(Secondary Teacher Education) will be made on merit as per
approved criteria.
ii. Programme Structure
MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D in Education specialization in
Teacher Education programme comprises 30 credit hours course
work for MS/M.Phil and 18 credit hours for Ph.D and thesis.
a. 1st Semester Core Courses
12 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Trends and Issues in Education (3701)
3
2.
Trends and Issues in Teacher Education (3704)
3
3.
Computer Application in Education (3705)
3
Advanced Course on Educational Research
4.
3
Statistics (3706)
b. Any two clusters from the following
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1. Advance Approaches to Curriculum
3
Development I (3736)
Advance Approaches to Curriculum
3
Development II (3737)
2. Teaching Strategies-I (3739)
3
Teaching Strategies-II (3740)
3
3 Measurement & Evaluation in Education-I (3742)
3
Measurement & Evaluation in Education-II (3743)
3
c. Research Project
3+3 Credit Hours

ii) Course Work (Specialization in EPM) Any 6 Credit Hours


S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1
Human Resource Management (4782)
3
2
Educational Leadership and Management (4783)
3
Critique on research in the Area of Educational
3
3
Planning & Management (4784)
iii)

Any one collateral area course:


(subject to offering)

3 Credit Hours

S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2.
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)
3
3.
Inclusive Education (4779)
3
e.
Comprehensive examination
f.
Publish research article
g.
Thesis
Admission forms complete in all respects be sent to the
following address:
CHAIRMAN
Department of Educational Planning
Policy Studies and Leadership
Faculty of Education, Block5
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9057717 Email: hamid_khan@aiou.edu.pk

d. Ph.D
i.
Minimum GPA for admission to Ph.D is 3.00 or Ist
division out of 30 credit hours mentioned above.
ii.
GRE international in the subject.
iii. Student who does not qualify (i) or (ii) or both may
proceed towards his/her M.Phil degree by taking 24 credit
hours of thesis. Those who will qualify (i) and (ii) will be
registered for Ph.D programme and complete the following
requirements.

8.3.3 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education


(Specialization in Secondary Teacher Education)

i. Eligibility
Applicant for MS/M.Phil, Leading to Ph.D in Education in
Secondary Teacher Education must possess a degree of M.Ed,
M.A Education or M.SEd at least with 2nd division.

e. Ph.D Course Work 18 Credit Hours

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(i) Core Courses 9 credit hours


S.
Courses
No.
1
Comparative Education (4774)
2
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
E-Learning (4778)

Credit
hours
3
3
3

(ii) Specialization courses 6 Credit Hours


S.
Courses
No.
1
Discourse Education (4776)
2
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)

Credit
hours
3
3

8.3.4 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education


(Specialization in Special Education)
MS/M.Phil leading to PhD in Education with specialization in
special Education comprises 30 credit hours course work and 18
credit hours for PhD.
i.
Eligibility
Applicants for MS/M.Phil leading to PhD in Education with
Specialization in Special Education must possess a degree of
M.Ed, MA Education or MS.Ed at least with 2nd Division.
Admission to MS/M.Phil leading to PhD in Education with
specialization in Special Education will be made on merit as per
approved criteria, the applicants having MA/M.Ed in Special
Education be given priority.

(iii) Collateral Area Courses any one of the following courses.


Each student has to take a course from this area equivalent to 3
credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1
Adult and Life Long Education (4771)
3
Planning
and
Programming
for
Exceptional
2
3
Youth (4780)
3
Human Resource Management (4782)
3
4
Educational Leadership & Management (4783)
3
f.
Comprehensive examination
g.
Publish research article in Higher Education Commission
approved journal.
h.
Thesis
Admission form complete in all respects be sent on the following
address:
CHAIRPERSON
Department of Secondary Teacher Education
Faculty of Education, Block No. 5
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8 Islamabad
Ph: 051-9250057, 051-9057781, Fax: 0519250057
Email: rehana masroor@aiou.edu.pk

ii.
Programme Structure
Students enrolled MS/M.Phil leading to Ph.D have to pass the
make-up courses prescribed by the department if they are not
MA/M.Ed in Special Education. MS/M.Phil leading to PhD in
Education specialization in special Education programme
comprised 30 credit hours course work for MS/M.Phil and 18
credit hours for PhD and thesis. There would be a Research
Project of 6 credit hours.
a.

Core Courses
12 Credit

Hours
S.
Courses
No.
1.
Trends and Issues in Education (3701)
2.
Computer Application in Education (3705)
Advanced Course on Educational Research and
3.
Statistics (3706)
4.
Trends and Issues in Special Education (3709)
b. Specialization
S.

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Courses

Credit
Hours
3
3
3
3

12 Credit Hours
Credit

No.
1.
2.
3.
4.

Advanced Study on Exceptionalities-I (3716)


Advanced Study on Exceptionalities-II (3717)
Career Planning and Rehabilitation-I (3718)
Career Planning and Rehabilitation-I (3719)

Hours
3
3
3
3

c.

Research Project

d.

Ph. D
i.
Graduate holding MS/M.Phil of equivalent with (GPA
3.00/Ist Division in 30 credit hours as mentioned
above will be eligible for admission to PhD
programme.
ii. Subject GRE (International) or GAT (Education) by
NTS with at least 50% scores
iii. Student who does not qualify (i) or (ii) or both may
precede towards his/her M.Phil degree by taking 24
credit hours thesis. Those who will qualify (i) and (ii)
will be registered for Ph.D Programme and complete
the following requirements.

e.

1.
2.

Discourse Analysis (4776)


Emerging Trends in Pedagogy ( 4777)
Educational Leadership and Management
(4783)

3.
f.
g.

3+3 Credit Hours

h.

3
3
3

Comprehensive examination
Publish research article in any approved research Journal of
HEC.
Thesis
Admission forms complete in all respects be sent on the
following address:
CHAIRMAN
Department of Special Education
Faculty of Education, Block 10
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H 8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9250078, 051-9057853
Email: spedu@aiou.edu.pk

8.3.5

Ms/ M. Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education


(Specialization in Science Education)
(Ms/ M. Phil leading to Ph.D in Education Specialization
in Science Education comprises 30 credit hours course work for
Ms/ M.Phil and 18 credit hours for Ph.D and thesis.

Ph.D Course Work 18 Credit Hours


i)
Common courses

9 credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2.
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3.
E-Learning (4778)
3

i.

Eligibility
Applicants for Ms Leading to Ph.D in Science Education
must possess M.A/ M.Ed/ MSED degree in Science education at
least with 2nd division.
Admission to Ms leading to Ph.D will be granted on merit
according to the approved criteria of AIOU.
ii. Programme Structure
The detailed breakup of courses is as follows:
(a) Core Courses (12 Credit Hours) (Spring 2010)
S. No. Courses
Credit
Hours
1
Trends and Issues in Education 3
(3701)
2
Advanced Course on Education 3
Research and Statistics (3706)

ii) Specialization Courses


6 credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
Planning
and
programming
for
exceptional
1.
3
youth (4780)
2.
Emerging Trends in Special Education ( 4781)
3
iii) Collateral Area
Each student will take any of following courses equivalent to 3
credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours

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Computers
Application
in 3
Education. (3705)
4
Trends and Issues in Science 3
Education. (6771)
b) Specialization ( 12 Credit Hours) (Autumn 2010)
S.
Courses
Credit
No.
Hours
1
Curriculum Development in Science 3
Education (6775)
2
Assessment and Evaluation in 3
Science Education (6774)
3
Teaching Strategies in Science 3
Education (6773)
4
ICTs in Science Education (6772)
3

S.
No.
1
2

Credit
Hours
3

Nature of Science in Science


Education (6779)
Professional
Development
of 3
Science Teachers (6777)

(iii) Any one Collateral Area Course (3 Credit Hours)


(Spring 2012)
S. No. Courses
Credit Hours
1
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy 3
(4777)
3
Inclusive Education (4779)
3

c) Research Project 3+3 credit Hours

f)
g)
h)

Comprehensive Examination
Research article published in HEC recognized journals.
Thesis
Admission forms complete in all respects be sent to
the following address:

d)
i.

Ph.D
Maximum GPA for admission to Ph.D is 3.00/ 1st division in
the course work of M.Phil.
ii. GRE international in the subject.
iii. Student who does not qualify (i) or (ii) or both may proceed
towards his/her
M.Phil degree by taking 24 credit hour
of thesis. Those who will qualify both (i) and (ii) will be
registered for Ph.D programme and complete the following
requirements:
e)
(i)

Courses

CHAIRPERSON
Department of Science Education
Block No. 10, 1st Floor
Allama Iqbal Open University
H/8 Islamabad
Phone No. 0519250080/ 0519057851
Email: qahmad53@gmail.com

Ph.D course work (18 credit Hours) (Spring 2011)


Core course (9 Credit Hours)
S. No. Courses
Credit
Hours
1
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2
Instrumentation in Educational 3
Research (4775)
3
E- education (4778)
3

8.4 Fee Tariff for MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in


Education

Details of dues for admission to programme are as under:


Registration Fee Rs.200.00 (at the time of first admission in the
university)
Admission Fee Rs.1000.00 (at the time of first admission) in the
programme
3 credit hours (Half Credit) Rs.1950.00
6 credit hours (Full Credit) Rs.3900.00
Thesis (24 Credit Hours)
Rs.15600.00

(ii) Course work (6 Credit Hours) (Autumn 2011)

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Technology Fee
Rs. 100/- (Per Student/Semester)
Note: Only selected candidates will be intimated for depositing
Fee. No fee is required with admission from.

8.5 MS/M.Phil Leading to Ph.D in Education


Coordinators
Specialization:
1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

3.
4.

Distance Non-Formal and Continuing Education


Dr. Muhammad Ajmal
051-9057246
drajmal@aiou.edu.pk
Educational Planning, Policy Studies & Leadership
Dr. S.Manzoor H. Shah
051-9057716
Epm_3aiouedupk@yahoo.com
Secondary Teacher Education
Prof. Dr. Rehana Masrur
051-9250057
051-9057781
rehana_masroor@aiou.edu.pk
Special Education
Dr. Mohammod Hussain Awan
051-9057853, 051-9250078
mehmood_awan@aiou.edu.pk
Dr. Iqbal Shah
Asstt. Professor
051-9057852
siabal@hotmail.com

5.

9.

2.

Ph.D (M.Phil based)

Specialization:

Distance Non-formal and Continuing Education

Educational Planning, Policy Studies & Leadership

Secondary Teacher Education

Special Education

9.1 Ph.D (M.Phil based) Distance Non Formal and


Continuing Education
Eligibility to Apply
i.

8.6 Supervision of Thesis


1.

d. Intimate the Chairman/Director for initiation of


appropriate action if students progress is unsatisfactory.
e. Submit a report at the end of each year regarding the
progress of the student to the Department/Institute.
The process for changing the supervisor will be the same
as that for appointment.
The supervisor shall hold an earned doctorate from HEC
recognized university.
The close relative of a candidate shall not be the
supervisor, external evaluator or on the viva voce
committee. A declaration from the supervisor/external
valuators/members of Viva Voce committee stating that the
candidate is not a close relative shall be obtained. In case a
candidate is a close relative to the supervisor/ external
evaluators/members of Viva Voce Committee, the Vice
Chancellor shall make the substitution.

Every Ph.D student will have a supervisor to be appointed


by the BASR at the time of approval of the topic and the
research proposal.
The supervisor will be expected to:
a. Guide in planning and conducting research.
b. Supervise the student in the development of research
work.
c. Certify the acceptability and adequacy of the thesis for
external evaluation.

ii.
iii.

iv.

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Graduate holding MS/M.Phil of equivalent with (GPA


3.00/Ist Division in 30 credit hours will be eligible for
admission in Ph.D Programme.
Subject GRE (International) or GAT (Education) by NTS
with at least 50% scores
Candidate will apply for admission on prescribed form to
the concerned chairman of the department. If the candidate
wishes to apply in more than one specialization, he/she has
to apply separately for each specialization.
Admission will be strictly on approved criteria.

a.

Common Courses
9 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2.
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3.
E-Learning (4778)
3

Faculty of Education, Block 5


Allama Iqbal Open University
Sector H 8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9057707, Fax: 051-9250056
Email: dnfe@aiou.edu.p k

9.2 M.Phil based Ph.D (Educational Planning and


Management)
Eligibility to Apply

b. Specialization Course work


(6 credit hours)
Specialization Courses: Student may take 6 credits out of
following:
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Adult and Lifelong Education (4771)
3
Instructional Design and Course ware in
2.
3
Distance Education (4772)
Human Resource Management in Distance
3.
3
Education (4773)

i.
ii.
iii.

iv.

c. Collateral Area
Each student will take a course from this area equivalent to 3
credit hours.
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2.
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)
3
3.
Inclusive Education (4779) Subject to offering
3
Educational Leadership and Management
4.
3
(4783)
d. Comprehensive Examination
e. Publish research article in Higher Education Commission
approved Journals.
f. Thesis

Graduate holding MS/M.Phil of equivalent with (GPA


3.00/Ist Division in 30 credit hours will be eligible for
admission in Ph.D Programme.
Subject GRE (International) or GAT (Education) by NTS
with at least 50% scores
Candidate will apply for admission on prescribed from to
the concerned chairman of the department. If the candidate
wishes to apply in more than one specialization, he/she has
to apply separately for each specialization.
Admission will be strictly on approved criteria.

a. Common Courses
9 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3
E-Learning (4778)
3
b.

Course Work (Specialization)


6 Credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1
Human Resource Management (4782)
3
2
Educational Leadership and Management (4783)
3
Critique on Research in the area of Educational
3
Planning and management

Admission form complete in all respects be sent to the following address:


CHAIRMAN
Department of Distance Non-Formal and
Continuing Education

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c. Any one collateral area course:


3 Credit hours
(subject to offering)
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
hours
1.
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2.
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)
3
3.
Inclusive Education (4779) (Subject to offering)
3
d. Comprehensive Examination
e. Publish Research Article in Higher Education /Commission
approved Journal.
f. Thesis

Ph.D Course Work 18 Credit Hours


a. Common Course
9 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1
Comparative Education (4774)
3
Instrumentation in Educational Research
2
3
(4775)
3
E-Learning (4778)
3
b. Specialization Courses
S.
Courses
No.
1
Discourse Analysis (4776)
2
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy (4777)

Admission form complete in all respects be sent to the following


address:
CHAIRMAN
Department of Educational Planning
Policy Studies and Leadership
Faculty of Education, Block 5
Allama Iqbal Open University
Sector H 8, Islamabad
Ph: 051-9057717
Email: hamid_khan@aiou.edu.pk

c.

Collateral area Courses. The students can opt any one


from the following:
1
Inclusive Education (4779)
3
2
Human Resource Management (4782)
3
Educational Leadership and Management
3
3
(4783)
d. Comprehensive Examination
e. Publish research article in Higher Education Commission
approved Journal.
f. Thesis
Admission form complete in all respects be sent to the following
address:
CHAIRPERSON
Department of Secondary Teacher Education
Faculty of Education, Block No. 5
Allama Iqbal Open University, Sector H-8 Islamabad
Ph: 051-9250057, 051-9057781, Fax: 0519250057
Email: rehana masoor @aiou.pk

9.3 Ph.D (M.Phil based) Secondary Teacher Education


Eligibility to Apply
i.

Graduate holding MS/M.Phil of equivalent with (GPA


3.00/Ist Division in 30 credit hours will be eligible for
admission in Ph.D Programme.

ii.

Subject GRE (International) or GAT (Education) by NTS


with at least 50% scores.
Candidate will apply for admission on prescribed form to
the concerned chairman/chairperson of the department. If
the candidate wishes to apply in more than one
specialization, he/she has to apply separately for each
specialization.
Admission will be strictly on approved criteria.

iii.

iv.

6 Credit Hours
Credit
Hours
3
3

9.4
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Ph.D (M.Phil based) Special Education

i.

Graduate holding MS/M.Phil of equivalent with (GPA


3.00/Ist Division in 30 credit hours will be eligible for
admission in Ph.D Programme.
ii.
Subject GRE (International) or GAT (Education) by NTS
with at least 50% scores.
iii. Candidate will apply for admission on prescribed form to the
concerned chairman/chairperson of the department. If the
candidate wishes to apply in more than one specialization,
he/she has to apply separately for each specialization.
iv. Admission will be strictly on approved criteria.
a. Common Courses
9 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Comparative Education (4774)
3
2.
Instrumentation in Educational Research (4775)
3
3.
E-Learning (4778)
3

Department of Special Education


Block No. 10, Allama Iqbal |Open University
Sector H-8 Islamabad, Ph. 051-9250078
Email dr_mmhawan@hotmail.com
Ph.D (M.Phil based) coordinators
DNFCE Department, Block5,
Dr. Muhammad
Allama Iqbal Open University,
1.
Javed Iaqbal
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9057707
dnfe@yahoo.com
EPPSL Department, Block 5,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Dr. Hamid Khan
2.
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9250059,
Niazi
9057714
Hamid_niazi_khan@aiou.edu.pk
Secondary Teacher Education
Department, Allama Iqbal Open
Prof. Dr. Rehana
3.
University, Islamabad. Phone: 051Maroor
9250056, 9057701
rehana_masroor@aiou.edu.pk
Special Education Department,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Dr. Mohammod
4.
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9250078,
Hussain Awan
9057853, special@aiou.edu.pk
dr_mmhawan@yahoo.com

b. Specialization Courses
6 Credit Hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
Planning
and
programming
for
exceptional
1.
3
youth (4780)
2.
Emerging Trends in Special Education (4781)
3
c. Collateral Area
Each student will take a course from this area equivalent to 3
credit hours
S.
Credit
Courses
No.
Hours
1.
Discourse Analysis (4776)
3
2.
Emerging Trends in Pedagogy ( 4777)
3
Educational Leadership and Management
3.
3
(4783)
d.
Comprehensive Examination
e.
Publish Research Article in Higher Education Commission
approved journal.
f.
Thesis

Admissions forms complete in all respects be sent on the


following address.
DNFCE Department, Block5,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
1. Chairman
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9057707
dnfe@yahoo.com
EPPSL Department, Block 5,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
2. Chairman
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9250059,
9057714

Admission form complete in all respects be sent to the following address:

3.

CHAIRMAN

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Chairperson

Secondary Teacher Education

Department, Allama Iqbal Open


University, Islamabad. Phone: 0519250056, 9057701
rehanamasroor@aiou.edu.pk
Special Education Department,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
4. Chairman
Islamabad. Phone: 051-9250078,
9057853, special@aiou.edu.pk
9.5 Fee Tariff for Ph.D (M.Phil based) in Education
Details of dues for admission to programme are as under:
Registration Fee Rs.200.00 (at the time of first admission in the
university)
Admission Fee Rs.1000.00 (at the time of first admission) in the
programme
- 3 credit hours course
Rs.1950.00
-

6 credit hours course


Thesis 24 Credit Hours)
Technology Fee

7.

9.7 Evaluation of Thesis

The panel of eminent Foreign External Evaluators will be


approved by the BASR. The theses will be sent for evaluation to
three eminent foreign external evaluators from technologically
and educationally advanced counties.

10.
1.
2.

Rs.3900.00
Rs.15600.00
Rs. 100/- (Per Student/Semester)

3.

9.6 Thesis Requirements


1.

2.

3.

4.
5.
6.

been paid and requirements have been met as per


regulations before processing the thesis for external
evaluation. The student will be informed accordingly.
The student will have to abide by all the rules and
regulation framed in this regard or amended from time to
time by the AIOU/HEC.

It must be a distinct contribution to knowledge and offer


evidence to originality, shown either by the discovery of new
facts or by the exercise of independent critical judgment.
A minor change or rewarding in the topic of the thesis, if
needed without changing the main theme, shall be
approved by the Vice Chancellor on the recommendation
of the chairman/ Director through the Dean.
The student shall be required to observe the guidelines
regarding format, writing and referencing style, paper and
other related matters. The guidelines can be obtained from
the department on request.
The student will be required to submit five composed/type
written spiral bound copies of the submission of thesis is
prerequisite.
The final copies of the thesis will contain an abstract
consisting up to 500 words.
The student shall pay the thesis evaluation fee and any
outstanding dues at the time of submitting the thesis for
evaluation and the department/Institute as well as the
examination department will ensure that all dues have

4.

5.

6.

7.

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SPECIFIC INFORMATION

All members of Departmental Admission Committee,


External Evaluators and Viva Voce Committee shall hold
an earned doctoral degree.
If a student is required to take course(s) of lower level, he
will be allowed to do so but the credit of these courses will
not be counted towards his Ph.D credits.
If a student has to remain absent for a period of one or
more semesters in case of exigency or proceeding abroad,
he may apply for the freezing of the period for thesis
without violating the maximum period i.e. five years. The
student will have to pay fee at the rate of one credit for the
frozen period.
The student shall be allowed to pursue only one
programme at a time at AIOU and shall not be allowed to
enroll or appear in a programme of some other recognized
institution during that period.
The copyright of the thesis will rest with the university
however. The student who completed the thesis will be
allowed to publish it after written permission from the Vice
Chancellor.
Fee structure of any course/thesis/seminars programme
may be changed without prior information. Student has to
deposit the required fee as intimated by the Admission
Department.
At the end of each semester there will be compulsory
workshop. Each and every session of the workshop is
compulsory. Students who earn at least 50% marks in

assignment component will be eligible for workshop. Only


those students who qualify the assignments components
and workshop will be eligible to take final examination.

11.

x.

ATTAINMENT OF CERTIFICATE/DEGREE

On successful completion of the programme the student will


have to apply to the Controller of Examination for the issuance
of diploma/degree. The student may apply for a single course
certificate in case he/she wants to discontinue the studies.

12.
i.

ii.

xi.
xii.

GENERAL INFORMATION

The certificates/degrees of AIOU are equivalent to any


other recognized Board/University.
A candidate is required to send complete admission form
along with attested copies of all education and experience
certificates to admission office or as mentioned in the
prospectus before or on the closing date.

xiii.

iii.

If any applicant of post-graduate/research level programmes


does not receive any information regarding admission even
after three months of submission of application, he/she
should presume himself/herself non-selected.
iv. The student cannot change the specialization at postgraduate research level during the programme after
once being admitted to a specific field.
v.
A course taken by any student can not be changed during
the semester.
vi.
The address of student will not be changed during the semester.
vii. Admission to courses for the Spring and Autumn semester
are generally offered in the months of February and
August respectively while examination is commenced in
the month of May and November respectively. If a
continuing student does not get the said form, he/she may
get general admission form from any regional office of the
university and send it to the university, within due dates.
viii. Fee can not be refunded once paid for admission nor can it
be adjusted for any other programme.
ix. On payment of the registration fee, each student will be
issued a registration number. This number must be quoted

xiv.
xv.
xvi.

xvii.
xviii.
xix.

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in all the future correspondence along with the roll


number, course(s), code numbers and semester.
Check the books and tally with the course codes mentioned on
the address label pasted on the registered packet. If there is any
discrepancy, write immediately to Mailing Department for
connection/ supply of requisite books.
Study material shall be mailed to the students at their given
addresses.
After receipt of the study package, students are usually
intimated by the part time tutor appointed for each course
for tutorial guidance within fifteen days. If you do not get
information about tutors, you are required to send your
assignment by registered post to the concerned Regional
Director without delay; you are also required to retain a
photocopy of all your assignments.
Rules and regulations framed, enhanced and changed
from time to time by the authorities, bodies of the
university will be effective as deemed necessary. The
student will have to abide by all such rules and
regulations from the date of their implementation.
A student who fails in continuous assessment component is not
eligible to reappear but will be allowed to re-register for the
same course at its next offering semester by the university.
It is the responsibility of the student to remain in touch
with the department regarding the selected programme.
A student already admitted to a programme or a specialization
for a programme shall not be allowed to transfer or to get
admission to another programme unless he/she formally
postpones it till the completion of the new programme.
After completion of a programme successfully, a student
has to the apply to Controller of Examinations for issuance
of certificate/degree.
The university reserves the right to change the contents of
this prospectus without any prior notice as per university
policy.
Checked the books and tally with the course codes
mentioned on the address Label pasted on the Regd. Pocket.

If there is any discrepancy, write immediately to Admission


Department for correction/supply of requisite books.

S.No.
1.

13. REGULATIONS FOR REFUND OF ADMISSION FEE


Admission fee once deposited by the candidates/students in the
university account will neither be refunded nor converted/
adjusted as a matter of right. However fee paid by the
candidates/students will be settled in the following cases:
i)
The candidates/students who deposit the fee for a
programme and later on change their mind to apply in
another programme and communicate their decision in
black and white to the admission section before dispatch of
study material in such cases, fee will be refunded to them
after deduction of 10% of the total amount deposited.
ii)
The candidates/students who discontinue the programme/
courses(s) after dispatch of books, neither their admission
will be cancelled nor fee will be refunded to them.
iii) The candidates/ students who are not allowed admission to
a programme offered by the university due to less
enrolment/ non formation of viable group/ non offering of
courses, full fee will be refunded to them.
iv) The candidates/ students who know that they are ineligible for
admission to a programme, and even then they deposit the fee,
in such cases, the fee will be refunded to them after the
deduction of 5% as services charges from the total amount.
v)
The amount deposited by the candidates/ student in excess
(more than the prescribed fee) will be refunded/ adjusted
within a year.
vi) Cases of refund of admission fee will be processed after
finalization/ completion of admission of the semester and only
on the production of original Bank Challan/Receipt No. 3 & 4.
vii) If candidates/students deceive the university and get admission
to two different programmes simultaneously in a semester
admission will be cancelled in both the programmes and the fee
deposited for both the programmes will be forfeited.

2.
3.
4.
5.

14. IMPORTANT TELEPHONE NUMBERS

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Name
Mr. Sohail Nazir Rana
Director Admission
Sheikh Irshad Qadir
Assistant Registrar (P.G)
Ch. Muhammad Hussain
Deputy Director (Mailing )
Mr. Hafeezullah
Controller of Examination
Director Students Affairs

Telephone Nos.
051-9250043
051-9250111-62 (Fax)
051-9057422
051-9250185
051-9250012
051-9250174

ADDRESS OF PART-TIME REGIONAL COORDINATORS


NWFP
1.

Mr. Muhammad Taufeeque,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. Centennial Model
High School, Marghuz,
Teh. & Distt. Swabi
Mr. Abdul Haleem,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Head master, Govt. Middle
School,
Baghdada, Mardan
Mr. Himat Ullah Khan
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
ADO, Office of EDO,
Hangu

2.

10.

Mr. Sardar Muhammad,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SET, Govt. High School Sadda,
Lower Kuram Agency (Sadda)

11.

13.

Mr. Gohar Khan,


Regional Coordinator
Allama Iqbal Open University
SS, Govt. Higher Secondary
School No.1,
Jamrud, Khyber Agency

14.

4.

7.

5.

8.

Mr. Muhammad Halim Khan


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Head Master, Govt. Higher
Secondary School Chanda
Khurrm, Kark
Haji Rehman Ullah,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Retd Principal, Seena Public
High School Umar Zai,
District Charsada
Mr. Muhammad Shafiq,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS, Govt. Comprehensive High
School, Kohat

3.

Mr. Lais Muhammad,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster,
Govt. High School Seri Behlol,
Tehsil Takht Bhai,
Mardan
Mr. Sahib-ur-Rehman,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Dy. DO (M), Elementary &
Secondary Education, Booni,
District Chitral

12.

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6.

9.

15.

Mr. Syed Abbas Ali Shah


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. Israr Shaheed
High School,
Parachinar, (Kuram Agency)
Mr. Johar Ali,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Govt. High School No.2,
Nowshera Cantt.
Mr. Fazal Muhammad,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. High School,
Dara Adam Khel,
FR Kohat
Mr. Minabat Khan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, Govt. High School
Shaidan Banda,
Tehsil Takht Nasratti,
Distt. Karak
Mr. Ali Akbar Chishti,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. SST, Govt. CM High School,
Battagram

16.

19.

22.

25.

28.

Mr. Rasheed Ahmed,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Assistant District Officer,
Schools & Literacy,
Dassu Kohistan
Mr. Muhammad Pervaz,
Regional Coordinator, (Balakot)
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Subject Specialist, Govt. Higher
Secondary School No.1,
Mansehra
Mr. Ali Haider,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SET, GCMHS, Timergara,
Distt. Dir Lower

17.

Mr. Madayin Khan


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SET, Govt. High School, Inayat
Killi,
Bajaur Agency
Haji Muhammad Gul,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Rtd. Principal, Mohallah Saeed
Khel, Lakki Marwat

26..

20

23.

Mr. Muhammad Miskeen Khan,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
ADO (M) Circle Shergarh (Oghi)
Education Department,
Mansehra
Mr. Imtiaz Ali,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Instructor, Regional Institute of
Teacher Education(RITE)
Haripur, Distt. Haripur
Mr. Biradar Khan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Subject Specialist, GHSS,
Tehsil Wari,
Distt. Dir Upper
Mr. Shah Jehan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Assistant District Officer,
Office of the EDO, School &
Literacy Department, Buner

18.

Mr. Liaqat,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
TGT, Govt. High School, Ghazi,
Distt. HARIPUR

21.

Mr. Muzafar Ali,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Govt. Centinnial Model High
School, Alpuri,
Distt. Shangla
Mr. Ijaz Ahmed Jan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Assistant Professor, Govt. Degree
College, Dargai,
Malakand Agency
Syed Ali Shah,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Rtd. Principal
H.No. 632/A, Mohallah Abdullah
Khan, Bannu City

24.

27.

BALOCHISTAN
29..

Mr. Muhammad Anwar,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

30.

Mr. Muhammad Khalid,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

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31.

Mr. Niaz Ahmed,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

32.

Subject Specialist, Govt. Model


High School, Loralai
Loralai
Mr. Faqir Muhammad,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SST (Headmaster), Govt. Middle
School Mehmoodabad,
Distt. Musa Khel (Baluchistan)

SST, Govt. High School Pishkan,


Gwadar
33.

Mr. Muhammad Jan,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SST Govt. High School Killa,
District Kharan
(Baluchistan)

34.

Acting Vice-Principal, Govt.


High School Dhadar, Bolan,
Bolan
Mr. Muhammad Hussain,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SST. Govt Model High School,
District Barkahan
(Baluchistan)

SINDH
35.

Mr. Jan Muhammad Dahri,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Rtd, S.D.E.O, Shahpur Chakar,
Distt. Sanghar

36.

38.

Dr. Muhammad Mushtaq,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
H. No.3, Block 87, Sector 5-D,
North Karachi

39.

41.

Prof. Abdul Karim Chang,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal Govt. Boys Degree
College, Matli
District Badin
Mr. Muhammad Ali,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
HST, Govt. (P) Smam High
School,
Jacobabad

42.

44.

45.

Mr. Waqar Ahmed,,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
H. No.2/82, Near Muhammadi
Mosque, Shah Faisal Colony,
KARACHI-75230
Ms. Zakia Elahi,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Special Educator, Valeem House
A-20, Al-Habib Society,
Sector 6A/1, Superhighway,
Karachi
Mr. Khalid Hussain Kamanger,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University
HST, Govt. Islamia High School,
Shikarpur
Mr. Muhammad Idrees,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
HST, Govt. Muslim High School,
Nawabshah

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37.

40.

43.

Mr. Noor-ul-Amin,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Lecturer, Govt. Degree Girls
College Landhi No.2 ,
Karachi
Mr. Shahms-ur-Rehman,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Subject Specialist, B-12,
Metroville 2, Site Town,
Karachi
Mr. Zainlul Abedin,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS (B-17), Govt. Boys Higher
Secondary,
Kashmore

PUNJAB
46.

49.

52.

55.

58.

61.

Ms. Zubaida Begum Ch.


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, University of Education
Vehari Campus,
Vehari
Mr. Zahid Ahmed,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
District Education Officer
(Colleges),
Kasur
Mr. Abdul Majeed,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. Headmaster,
Govt. M.C. High School,
Nankana Sahib
Ms. Faiqa Shaheen,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmistress, Govt. Girls
High School, Mandi Hasilpur

47.

Mr.Mujahid Hussain Mujahid,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. Headmaster, Govt. High
School, Kot Addu,
Distt. Muzaffargarh
Mr. Azhar Mahmood,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

59.

50.

53.

56.

62.

Mr. Muhammad Zaman,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. Headmaster,
Govt. High School 255/EB,
Burewala
Mr. Ijaz Hussain,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Associate Professor (Retd),
House No.2, Shami Road,
Sheikhupura
Ms. Fakhira Tabasum,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmistress, Govt. Girls
High School,
Chishtian
Mr. Syed Shamim Haider
Gardezi
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Govt. M.C. High School,
Arifwala
Mr. Abid Hussain Zia,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Gulshan Ejaz Town Near Bodla
Colony,
Rajanpur
Syed Sibte Hasnain Tariq,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

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48.

51.

54.

57.

60.

63.

Mr. Javaid Rafiq,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, Govt. Model High
School, Mailsi,
Distt. Vehari
Mr. Ali Ahmed Sian,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. Headmaster,
Govt. Islamia High School,
Khazana Gate, Lahore
Ms. Abida Perveen,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmistress, Govt. City
Girls High School,
Bahawalnagar
Mr. Rafiq Ahmed,
Regional Coordinator
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Assistant Professor, Govt.
College for boys,
Muzaffargarh
Malik Muhammad Aamir,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Dy. District Education Officer
(MEE),
Tehsil Khan Pur
Mr. Sajid Ahmed Sajid,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,

64.

67.

70.

73.

76.

79.

Senior Headmaster Govt. Islamia


High School, New Campus,
Okara
Ms. Naveeda Afzal,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Sr. Headmistress, Govt. Girls
High School, Shakargarh,
Distt. Narowal
Mr. Muhammad Aslam,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. Post Graduate
College,
Mandi Baha-ud-Din
Mr. Khadim Hussain,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SST(Rtd), Govt. High School,
Mankera
District Bhakkar
Mr. Abdul Ghafoor Zahid,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmaster,
Govt. High School No.1,
Kamalia
Mr. Tariq Majeed,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Lecturer, Govt. Islamia College,
Chiniot
Distt. Jhang
Mr. Maqsood Elahi,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University

65

68.

71.

74.

Senior Headmaster, Govt. High


School,
Pakpattan
Mr. Yousaf Masih.
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. College for
Elementary Teachers,
Narowal
Mr. Farooq Ahmed,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Lecturer, Govt. College
Malakwal,
Distt. Mandi Baha-ud-Din
Mr. Javed Hassan Khan,
Regional Coordinator, (Isakhel)
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster Govt. High School
Kamar Mashani,.
District Mianwali
Mr. Umar Hayat Farooq,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Lecturer, Govt. College
Samundri
Sumundri

66.

69.

72.

75.

77.

Mr. Akbar Ali,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Govt. High School Shorkot City,
Shorkot

78.

80.

Mr. Muhammad Zafar Iqbal,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University

81.

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H.No. 30/1, Mohallah Lalu


Jesrai,
Depalpur, Okara
Syed Muhammad Zaheer,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, Govt. High School
No.1,
Hafizabad
Mr. Muhammad Daud,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS/Teacher Educator, District
Training & Support Centre,
Bhakkar
Mr. Muhammad Zaman,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS (Math)/Headmaster, Govt.
High School Musa Wali,
Piplan, District Mainwali
Mr. Naeem Ahmed,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS, Govt. Higher Secondary
School, Garh Maharaja,
Tehsil Ahmed Pur Sial,
District Jhang
Mehr Khalid Mahmood,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University
Headmaster, Govt. High School
142, Silanwali,
District Sargodha
Mr. Tariq Aziz,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University

Principal, Govt. Technical Model


High School, Jauharabad,
District Khushab
82.

Mr. Zahoor-ul-Haq,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, Govt. High School,
Fateh Jang

83.

85.

Mr. Asif Mahmood,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmaster, Govt. Pilot
Secondary School, Attock
District Attock

86.

88.

Mr. Sher Muhammad Khan Niazi,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmaster, Govt. Gilani
Model High School,
Wah Cantt.
Mr. Mahboob Hussain
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University
Govt. Degree College, Tehsil
Pindi Ghab,
Attock

89.

91.

92.

Principal, Govt. College for


Elementary Teachers,
Shahpur Sadar, District,
Sargodha
Mr. Muhammad Nazam Qamar,
Regional Coordinator
Allama Iqbal Open University
Senior Headmaster, Govt. High
School, Kahuta,
Distt. Rawalpindi
Mr. Muhammad Sultan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmaster, Govt. High
School No.1, Hazro,
Distt. Attock
Mr. Tariq Habib Khan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Assistant Professor, Govt.
College,
Murree
Mr. Izhar-ul-Haq
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University
Govt. Islamia High School No4,
Liaqat Road,
Rawalpindi

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Lecturer, Govt. College Bhalwal,


District Sargodha

84.

87.

90

93.

Mr. Fateh Khan Malik


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Senior Headmaster, Govt. Boys
High School No.1, Jand
Distt. Attock.
Mr. Muhammad Raza Vains,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
SS Govt. Higher Secondary
School Sagri,
Tehsil Kallar Syedan,
Distt. Rawalpindi.
Mr. Muhammad Farooq,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Lecturer, S.S (N.H) Govt. Degree
College,
Gujar Khan
Mr. Javed Iqbal Awan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal, Govt. Muslim Higher
Secdondary School, Saidpur
Raod, Rawalpindi

94.

97.

100.

Mr. Abdul Haq Khan


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Associate Professor,
Govt. Post Graduate College,
Bagh (AK)
Mr. Liaqat Ali,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, HM High School,
District Astore

95.

Mr. Hukam Wali Khan,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
C/O F.G. High School Gupis,
Tehsil Gupis,
District Ghizer, (Gilgit)

101.

98.

Mr. Khalid Manzoor,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Principal Govt. Girls Degree
College, Athmuqam,
District Neelum (AK)
Mr. Bakht Ali Khan,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Headmaster, HM DJ High
School, Grunjar,
Punial, District Ghizer
Mr. Muhammad Zafar,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
AEO, DDE Office,
Chilas,
District Diamer

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96.

99.

102.

Mr. Muhammad Abbas,


Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Village Nilt, P/O Sikanderabad,
Nagar-II,
District Gilgit
Mr. Muhammad Hussain,
Regional Coordinator, ,
Allama Iqbal Open University
ADI, Education Department,
N.As, Nagar-I
District Gilgit
Mr. Muhammad Asif,
Regional Coordinator,
Allama Iqbal Open University,
Subject Specialist, Elementary
College (M),
Rawalakot (AK)