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About Allama Iqbal Open University

Allama Iqbal Open university (AIOU) is located in the capital of Pakistan. It has a large campus and a network of regional centers all over the country. AIOU provides education from grass-root level to PhD in technical, Scientific and Professional fields. It generally uses distance education mode for instuction and also utilizes face-to-face methodology for professional and skill-oriented courses and programs. AIOU is also offering many programs in different fields in collaboration with International Universities.

Department of Computer Science

The Department of Computer Science is newly established department in the Faculty of Science .The Department has received recognition nationwide in very short span of time as the largest number of Computer Science/Information Technology students are currently enrolled in different academic programs. Department is offering PhD(CS), MS(CS), BS(CS) and PGD(CS) Online programs.

History of Online Education at AIOU

DCS initiated E-learning activities in 1999 and the idea of Open Learning Institute of Virtual Education(OLIVE) was approved in 2001. this was first milestone towards E-learning.The work was started to establish infrastructure and facilities required for E-learning. Initially course materials and Learning Managment System(LMS) were developed for E-education. Online classes were conducted at AIOU main campus, lahore region and from other palces during four semesters from spring,2002 to autumn 2003. Based on the experiences, DCS decided to offer PGD(CS)in online mode from spring, 2005 smester due to effectiveness of E-learning low cost, fast communication methods and automated performance measurement mechanisms that enhance the quality of learning.

PGD (CS) Online Program

PGD(cs) program is especially designed for professionals who would like to convert thir career into Computer Science. This programme is unique since into Computer Science. This programme is unique since it is suitable for all disciplines.It essential practical skills in key areas of Computer Science. The programme can be completed in one year and successful candidates could start a professional carrier


Latest News & Alerts
  • PGD(CS) Workshop & Midterm

    The tentative schedule for PGD(CS) Workshop and Midterm  for semester Autumn 2018 is 1st April 2019 to 5th April 2019. 

    Posted/Modified: admin on 19-03-2019
  • 1st Assignment date extended First assignment date for all courses of PGD(CS) for semester Autumn 2018 has been extended up to 29th March 2019. All students, who still didn't upload first assignments, they upload their first assignments immediately before due date. Posted/Modified: admin on 19-03-2019
  • PGD(CS) Classes Schedule Updated

    PGD(CS) Classes schedule has been changed/ updated w.e.f. 11th March  2019. See time table for classes detail.

    Posted/Modified: admin on 11-03-2019
  • Public Holidays

    As directed by Coordinator, PGD(CS) classes will remain close on Saturday, Sunday and National Level Public Holidays. For Normal days classes will be continue as per normal schedule.

    Posted/Modified: admin on 08-02-2019
  • PGD(CS) Class Autumn 2018

    PGD(CS) Online Classes for Semester Autumn 2018 are going to start on 21st January 2019. All students attend their classes as per time table mentioned on this website. 

    Posted/Modified: admin on 16-01-2019
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