University of Peshawar: Distance Education Admissions for Session 2011-2012

The University of Peshawar has launched Distance Education Program sponsored by Higher Education Commission (HEC) for private students at Master level. The objectives of the program are to facilitate private candidates who cannot afford the facility of getting education as regular students as well as to improve the quality of learning and enhance their success ratio in examinations.

In this mode of education the students will be required to attend lectures at Distance Education Centers (to be notified later) four days a month for 9 months (36 days). Lectures will be arranged in designated centers on 1st Saturday and Sunday and 4th Saturday and Sunday of every month.

The students shall also be provided learning material for self preparation at homes. Efforts will also be made to complete the course work during the coaching period.

The conventional private student examination system will be gradually phased out and replaced by Distance Education Mode.

Course to be Offered

Initially the following disciplines will be offered through Distance Education Mode:

  1. Economics
  2. English
  3. International Relations

Eligibility Criteria

Minimum 45% marks in all Bachelor degree disciplines/programs.

Fee Structure

Total fee per academic year (nine months) for each program is Rs.9,000 (to be paid in 3 equal installments). First installment will be paid at the time of admission, second installment will be due on November 02, 2011 and 3rd installment on March 02, 2012.

Examination fee will be charged separately as per university approved rates as follows: MA Previous: Rs.2,000 (Full Exam) and Rs.1,000 (Single Paper), MA Final: Rs.2,500 (Full Exam) and Rs.1,100 (Single Paper).

Instructions for Applicants

Application form can be obtained from office of Directorate of Distance Education, Administration Block, University of Peshawar or downloaded from university website.

Application Forms duly filled in all respects along with required documents and bank draft of Rs.3,000, first installment of prescribed fee, in the name of Treasurer, University of Peshawar should be submitted in the Office of Directorate of Distance Education, Administration Block, University of Peshawar or by courier service to the address given below.

The following documents duly attested by a gazetted officer must be submitted with the completed form, photocopies of degree, Part II DMC of the qualifying examination, domicile, NIC and 3 passport size photographs.

Last date of submission of application form along with prescribed fee is August 15, 2011.

Classes will commence from Saturday, September 03, 2011

Contact Details

For further information, you may please contact:

Muhammad Taimur Khan,
Director, Distance Education,
University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan.
Telephone: +92 (091) 9216943, 9216701 Ext: 3037
E-mail: dde (at) upesh (dot) edu (dot) pk

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