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Open University studies

The Allama Iqbal Open University is a distance learning university with tradition. Its goal: "Education for all".

The university offers Higher Secondary School Certificates (HSSC) and Bachelor and Master degrees. Certified courses and basic functional courses for illiterate people are also available. Doctorates are also possible.

Subjects mainly include Arabic, Islamic Studies, Natural Sciences and Humanities.

Costs are involved and registration is required.

Worth knowing Costs: Costs are involved

Allama Iqbal Open University

Sector H-8, Islamabad-44000

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Study online

The Virtual University is Pakistan's first online university. It aims to enable everyone to study at affordable prices.

Students can obtain a Bachelors or Masters degree. A doctorate is also possible. Subjects include:

  • Economics
  • Psychology
  • Communications
  • English
  • Computer science
  • Software development
  • Teacher training
  • Accounting  
  • Marketing
  • Management

The Virtual University also offers general courses in computer science, humanities, management and mathematics. Graduates receive a certificate.

It also provides language courses in Chinese, English, French and German.


Virtual University
M.A. Jinnah Campus
Defence Road, Off Raiwind Road

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