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Staff to be inducted inAllama Iqbal Open University Islamabad
« on: August 27, 2009, 02:34:36 PM »
Staff to be inducted inAllama Iqbal Open University Islamabad

Islamabad: As many as 919 persons will be inducted in various departments and faculties of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) with an aim to expand its distance learning education system.

In first phase, 417 posts would be filled purely on merit to strengthen existing departments and open new disciplines, said sources in the varsity here Wednesday.

The sources said that President and Chancellor of the university, Asif Ali Zardari had already given approval for recruiting the staff. “The recruitment would be made merely on merit to ensure provision of qualitative and standards education to our youth”, they added.

They said AIOU was all set to expand its distance education network to provide access to maximum number of students, particularly living in the far-flung areas.

AIOU was largest varsity, having 1.9 million students enrolled in various disciplines and the number of students was increasing manifold with every passing year. THE NEWS