Allama Iqbal Open University
Islamabad 1974 General Public
The Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) is a public university in Islamabad, Pakistan. The university is the world’s fourth largest institution of higher learning, with an annual enrollment of 1,121,038 students (as of 2010), the majority are women and course enrollment of 3,305,948 (2011). The university has 44 regional campuses and centers throughout Pakistan.
Allama Iqbal Open University is an attractive option for common people who can not afford highly expensive education in Pakistan’s private universities. Online learning is mostly offered free or at a minimal cost to the consumer.[