Distance education is that method of education in which the student does not attend any sort of regular class. All the requirements and tools of his selected subjects are provided to him at his home. He studies all the course contents by sitting in home. This process takes place through internet. There are many universities in Islamic Republic of Pakistan which are giving platforms for seeking distance education. Following are the top five universities of Pakistan which are giving medium of distance learning.
It is pertinent to mention here that Pakistani Universities Provides extremely affordable education.Full Tuition Fee for a 4 year BS Computer Science Program starts from $5000 in private universities and $1000 in Public or government funded Universities.
Distance Learning Programs in Pakistani Universities are also very affordable and most BS Programs starts from $1000 for a full 4 year degree.
Allama Iqbal Open University abbreviated as AIOU was founded in 1974. The main campus of AIOU is located in Islamabad while other small campuses are present in all over the country. It was the first sector in Pakistan which started giving distance education at extremely low cost.
At Allama Iqbal Open University, all courses regarding to science, literature, arts and politics are offered.
Duration: One year (Two Semesters)
Virtual University was founded in 2002. The main headquarter campus of Virtual University is in Lahore. All over the country, other small campuses of Virtual University are present. It is one of those universities of Pakistan where for the first time computer technology was introduced. The online courses are offered by the university. These distance education courses are defining perfection and professionalism.
Virtual University is offering courses dealing in fields of business, management and information technology.
Time duration of every course is one year consisting of two semesters.
Comsat University was established in 2002. The main campus of university is present in Islamabad. It is one of the best universities of Pakistan. Comsats University has now started distance education learning for students who want to study from home.
Following online courses are offered at Comsats University
Semester Dues: (Undergraduate)
Given below are the semester charges for online distance education courses
Fee Structure for Postgraduate
Time duration: One year (Two Semesters)
Bahudinn Zikria University was established in 1975 and is one of the oldest universities in Pakistan. The university is present in Multan with its other small campuses all over the country. The university is offering best distance education learning programs. These programs are fulfilling the requirements and needs of a student.
Following distance education learning courses are available with BZU
Semester Dues: (Undergraduate)
Given is the fee structure for undergraduate students
Time duration: One year (Two semesters)
University of Peshawar is one of the oldest and biggest universities in Pakistan. It is offering distance education programs for students living in Pakistan. The courses are designed to fulfill the requirements and needs of students. They are providing quality undergraduate programs.