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PGD (CS) is a unique e-learning program offered by DCS in a mix of online & face to face mode of teaching. PGD (CS) program is especially designed for professionals who would like to support their career into Computer Science field. This program is suitable for all disciplines. It provides sufficient conceptual/theoretical knowledge, and essential practical skills in CS/IT. The program has been developed in consultation with experts from CS/IT industry and academic institutions. The program can be completed in one year. This diploma is useful for already employed persons, who have additional responsibility in IT related activities.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates having bachelors degree with minimum 2nd division in any discipline from recognized institutions are eligible for admission in this program. Admission will be granted to all candidates satisfying the eligibility requirements. All eligible candidates are offered admission in PGD (CS) program, subject to formation of viable group of students.

Selection Process

Direct admission


1 year

Medium of Instruction


Teaching Methodology

Online/Face to Face

AIOU Credits Required

39 Credit Hours

1. Software Engineering-3575
2. Introduction to Information and Communication Technology-3576
3. Programming in C/C++ Language-3577
4. Professional Communication-3578
5. Database Applications-3579

1. Visual Basic & Database Interface-3435
2. Data Structure and Applications-3581
3. Internet Programming Language-3582
4. Operating Systems Concepts-3583
5. Data Communication and Networks-3584

Elective / Major Courses:







  1. Orientation Workshop
  2. Program Workshop (Lab Work & Face-to-Face Teaching)




The Allama Iqbal Open University was established in May, 1974, with the main objectives of providing educational opportunities to masses and to those who cannot leave their homes and jobs. During all these past years, the University has more than fulfilled this promise.