• At least second class Bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • A minimum of two years of experience after Bachelors.
  • Residency in Pakistan.
  • A working knowledge of the English language. Satisfactory score of the CMBA/CMPA Admission Test. The Admission Test will be conducted by the offering institution.

Sending Admission Forms

The applicants are required to send their admission forms along with all the required attested supporting documents at the following address:
The following documents must be attached with the application form.

  1. Attested copies of all academic certificates/Degrees and mark sheets from matric to graduate.
  2. Experience Certificate(s).
  3. Copy of National Identity Card.

Admission Test

After receiving complete admission forms, the department will send the admission test schedule to only those applicants who meet the above basic eligibility conditions.
The CMBA/CMPA Programme seeks highly capable and qualified individuals committed to self-development and higher level of achievement in their professional lives.
The admission test for the Programme shall be conducted on pre-announced dates.The admission test will consist of multiple choice questions designed to test students’ capabilities in the following spheres:

  • General Awareness.
  • English Language.
  • Quantitative Aptitude.
  • Reasoning.

Successful completion of the admission test is one of the essential criteria of eligibility for admission. The candidates with satisfactory score in GMAT will be exempted from the Admission Test. The validity of this admission test will be for two semesters.The Admission Test is designed to provide an additional dimension of measure for the selection of candidates for this vigorous and demanding Programme of study.

Result of the Admission Test

Applicants successfully completing the admission test shall be eligible for admission in the year they clear the test. Registration for the CMBA/ CMPA Programme shall be valid for 5 years from the date of admission. However, in case the candidate is not able to complete the Programme within 5 years, he/she shall be eligible for re-registration. The AIOU programme Head will announce conditions of re-registration. The result can be viewed on


Admission Offer

After qualifying the admission test, applicants will be informed by the Admission Office for depositing the required fee as per fee schedule.

Confirmation of Admission

Upon confirmation of fee deposit, the applicants would be sent the classes schedule as per rules of the University

Withdrawing From a Course/Programme

After getting admission and paying requisite fee, if a student changes his/her mind and decides to withdraw, he/she is informed that no refund of fee will be made.

Enrollment for the Next Semester

During the semester period you will receive a letter from Admission Office of the Allama Iqbal Open University asking you to enroll yourself for the next semester. The letter informs you about names of the courses to be offered during the next semester and amount of fee required to be deposited to confirm your enrollment. Sometimes the students feel surprised over this information because according to them they are still in the middle of current semester and they are yet to qualify the courses of this semester. Thus they cannot understand the very reason for enrollment for admission in the next semester courses. The reason is that the university has to arrange your studies for the next semester in time. If it waits for declaration of results of one semester before starting the next semester, commencement of next semester will be delayed by three to four months. Adding this delay up to.


lease do not send admission forms to any other Department or designated branches of banks. Deposit Rs. 300 as entrance exam fee through bank challan (attached) in any designated branch(s) of AIOU. Bank Draft/Pay Order/Postel Order is not acceptable.