Allama Iqbal Open University is the public research University, which was established in 1974. This is the first university in Asia, which was established for the distant learning programs and it is located in Islamabad. AIOU is affiliated with Higher Education Commission and it has most number of students, who are getting education at different levels in different faculties and departments.

AIOU has the unique method of imparting of education to the students and the students can get education at every level sitting in their own homes. It is excellent system to get education for the girls, who face problems in going to other cities to get education. The financial constraint is the big hurdle for the students belong to poor community and they cannot get further education. So they have to face problems in suffice their educational dreams. Now the students stay at their homes and they can get admission in their desired faculty. They are provided with the books and reading materials and they have to complete their assignments. Now the students can get admission in the graduate and post-graduate programs and also in the doctoral programs.

AIOU is successfully working in the public sector to provide quality of education to the students. Now huge number of students is getting education from AIOU and they are now progressing in different fields of life and also getting higher education in this university. The students, especially female students, living in far flung and remote areas of the country, can complete their education throughAllama Iqbal Open University.