GUIDELINES FOR PGD (CS) ONLINE
Spring, 2018 SEMESTER
1. ORIENTATION WORKSHOP
Arranged at Department of Computer Science
2. START OF ONLINE CLASSES/ACTIVITIES
23rd July, 2018
3. PROGRAMME WORKSHOP
Students shall be intimated before workshop.
Expected in August/September 2018
4. GENERAL INFORMATION GUIDELINES
Read this manual carefully before making any query.
i. Program is coordinated by the department
ii. No Study Centre is involved presently
iii. All Academic queries should be forwarded to Computer Science Department
iv. All Admission & Mailing (Books, CDs) related matters should be forwarded to Director Admission, AIOU
v. All Examination related matters should be forwarded to Controller of Examination
5. WEBSITE ADDRESS: http://dcs.aiou.edu.pk
5.1.USER NAME Roll Number, use small alphabet with roll number e.g. br123456
5.2.PASSWORD contact Asif, LMS administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org / 051-9057183 (change your password immediately after first login)
Note: Login will be active after orientation workshop
6. STUDENT MANUAL:
Available on website before commencement of classes. Students can use this manual to learn the use of website to attend online classes, submit assignments, use news & discussion forums and perform other online activities.
7. SCHEDULE OF ONLINE CLASSES:
Available on the website before the commencement of classes.
8. SUBMISSION OF ASSIGNMENTS:
i. Assignments No. 1 & 2 should be submitted online using website before due date.
ii. Assignments along with books have already been mailed to students
iii. Failure in assignment (less than 50% marks) or missing assignments may result into re-admission in the course by paying full fee for that course as per AIOU rules.
Assignment No. 1
25th September, 2018
Assignment No. 2
20th October. 2018
All students should attend orientation workshop to learn the use of website & to perform other programme activities
i. Online sessions will be conducted daily as per schedule of online classes available to students at website.
ii. Attendance is compulsory in online sessions.
iii. Absence in online sessions may result into re-admission in the course by paying full fee for that course as per AIOU rules.
Participation is compulsory in Forums. Students are required to post their questions related to the current topic, to the instructor.
9.4.Mid Term Examination
i. Passing in Midterm is compulsory
ii. Mid Term Examination will be conducted during program workshop
iii. Failure/Absence in midterm may result into re-admission in the course by paying full fee for that course as per AIOU rules.
i. 100% attendance is compulsory in programme workshop
ii. Programme workshop is conducted for 5-6 days at AIOU main campus during the mid of the semester.
iii. Hostel facility is provided to students coming from other regions for the workshop. The students make payment for stay at hostel as per AIOU approved rates.
iv. Absence in programme workshop may result into re-admission in the course by paying full fee for that course as per AIOU rules.
10. LAB SUPPORT FOR PRACTICAL COURSES
Lab support is provided during the workshop for practical courses.
11. FINAL EXAMINATION
Conducted by examination section. Students are mailed roll number slips & date sheet before the final examination.
The students are introduced to faculty for their courses during orientation workshop. Information about faculty is available on website and in each course.
13. TECHNICAL HELP DESK: Students can contact Mr. Muhammad Asif (LMS Administrator) regarding any problem related to LMS account and website at the following address:
Ph: 051-9057183 (8 :00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday to Friday)
14. ACADEMIC HELP: Students can contact Program Coordinator for any further academic help at the following address:
Dr. M. Arshad Awan
PGD (CS) Online
Email: email@example.com, 051-9057790
Department of Computer Science, Allama Iqbal Open University, H-8, Islamabad
(Program Assistant, Mr. Shaukat Naseer , 9057402, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)