Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) will hold final exams of its Matric, FA/F.Sc/Diploma in Education/Open Tech, ATTC, PTC, CT and B.Ed (old) for the Semester Autumn, 2017 from April 9, it was announced here on Monday.

Roll number slips are being dispatched to all enrolled students at their postal address. Date-sheet has been placed at the University’s website www.aiou.edu.pk as well.

About 850 examination centres have been set up across the country to facilitate the students appearing in the exam, at a venue close to their residence or workplace.

According to the Controller Exams, the students who have not received their Roll number slips so far have been advised to contact their respective Regional Office or Examinations Department in Islamabad for the issuance of duplicate slip.

On the directives of the Vice-Chancellor Professor Dr Shahid Siddiqui, the AIOU has brought about a qualitative improvement in its overall examination system, with the introduction of smart-use of new technology.

Special teams have been constituted to supervise and monitor the examination process. There is a `zero-tolerance’ policy against any kind of unfair practice. Strict vigilance system has been enforced. The Students were being fully facilitated at the exams’ centres.

The academic standard of the supervising staff has also been upgraded to ensure the transparency and quality.

The AIOU’s exam is a big task for the staff of the University as they have to handle more than two million answers copies.-Online