ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) has been adopting various key measures to bring reforms in the examination system. In this regard, the University has made a principled decision and revised its ‘reappear in examinations policy’ recently.
According to the details, the Executive Council of the University, its supreme statutory body, approved the revised policy on the recommendations of the Academic Council.
The University has, also, issued a notification in this regard.
According to the notification, currently enrolled students in Ph.D. and M Phil programs will be allowed to reappear in the examinations as per previous policy till Autumn 2021 and autumn 22 respectively while a revised policy will be implemented to the students of both these programs enrolled in Spring 2021 Semester onwards and in case of failure in the examinations, they will be required to reappear in the course and complete all requirements afresh including submission of assignments, participation in the workshop and appearing in the examinations.
On the other hand, the students of Associate Degree, BS, MA/ MSc, and B.Ed will be given one chance to reappear in the examinations, in case they fail in a paper.
Moreover, no change has been made in the policy related to matriculation, intermediate, and BA (Old Scheme of Studies) at this stage; however, the same may be revised in the future, when required.