AIOU Announces Exam Schedule for Overseas Students

Online exams of overseas Pakistani students enrolled in the spring semester 2022 will commence on 13 September. The Allama Iqbal Open University’s Directorate of Public Relations issued a notification in this regard on Friday.

As per the notification, the university has completed its preparations for online (in-camera) exams of matric, FA, and I.Com.

Here is the complete date sheet.

Date Day Time Program/Courses
Matric FA/I.Com
13 September 2022 Tuesday Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) 


13:00 to 16:00 Hrs.



(PST 6 PM to 9 PM)

204-215 360-1339-1350
14 September 2022 Wednesday 200-247-203 316/319-346/1345-356
15 September 2022 Thursday 202-221 343-387
16 September 2022 Friday 207-242 317-347-364
17 September 2022 Saturday 201-251-217 315/1348-321-363-1346
19 September 2022 Monday 248 386-395-1347
20 September 2022 Tuesday 308-376-1349
21 September 2022 Wednesday 312-322-1340

Furthermore, the university has created accounts of all overseas students on the Learning Management System (LMS) portal, where all relevant instructions, roll number slips, and date sheets are available.

In addition, the Controller (Examinations) of AIOU, Mian Muhammad Riaz, has said that the exams will be strictly supervised using cameras with the help of Microsoft Teams, a videoconferencing software, in order to ensure transparency.

The AIOU has announced a single-semester fee discount for its students hailing from the flood-affected areas of Pakistan. Students who are currently enrolled in matric and inter at the university’s campuses in Sindh, Balochistan, Dera Ismail Khan and Dera Ghazi Khan will be granted a complete fee waiver.

Harry Styles’ new collection Harry’s House charms music pundits

Harry Styles’ long awaited new collection Harry’s House has been applauded by music pundits for its “bountiful appeal”, with “all around very much created pop tunes” and “snapshots of outright excellence”.

The Times considered it the following stage in the previous One Direction star’s “honestly momentous reexamination”.

It is “a masterclass in turning into a dependable craftsman without distancing the crowds of previously young fans who made you a pop sensation in any case”, Will Hodgkinson composed – yet said its verses are its most vulnerable point.

“Where Styles tumbles down, in contrast with the stone and pop greats, is in the verses,” he composed.

The Guardian’s Alexis Petridis portrayed the verses as “watchful – however maybe not particularly profound”.

In any case, that didn’t stop him announcing in a four-star audit that “each tune feels like a solitary”.

It is “an adult third collection” that “studies sounds suggestive of the mid-80s”, Petridis composed, naming Prince and Steely Dan as correlations on certain tracks.

Somewhere else, Rolling Stone depicted Styles as “a Mick Jagger for our more edified age”.

Essayist Jon Dolan said: “He’s pulled off the slick stunt of making his music without a moment’s delay rich and more refined yet additionally hotter and more personal.”

The Evening Standard concurred that Harry’s House has the “possibility to reaffirm Styles’ place at the highest point of the hit-production heap, prepared for summer strength in the entirety of its funked-out strut”.

It is “in the most section, a convincing delivery”, Jochan Embley wrote in a four-star survey. He likewise depicted it as “the most flighty assortment of music he’s delivered up to this point”.

The initial track Music for A Sushi Restaurant “might have been taken directly from an Eighties J-Pop record”, he composed, however added that there were “snares galore” on certain tracks and “calmer, acoustic minutes” on others.

‘Very little bite’

iNews chose Robbie Williams and Justin Timberlake as examinations on recent trends tracks, expressing: “It’s very nearly an alleviation to hear him subside into himself, to attempt sounds and thoughts that go past an adolescent’s record assortment during the 70s.”

Notwithstanding, Kate Solomon’s three-star audit added: “An easygoing audience could find their consideration getting ceaselessly on that multitude of smooth, adjusted edges.”

It is “a smart and agreeable record”, however that’s what she presumed, on a more profound level, it has “very little chomp”.

Metro was adequately captivated to grant one more four stars, with pundit David Bennun stating: “Were this collection any really beguiling, you could break down in its presence”.

He stated: “Harry and key associate Kid Harpoon have refined their triumphant methodology of remembering the delicate stone and grown-up pop Seventies in the anything-goes 21st Century.”

Bennun added: “Harry’s House never hauls, won’t ever cajole. It has a perfectly measured proportion of air in it. Its delicate track puts not even a pinky toe wrong. In the event that its ancestor, Fine Line, was a well confected cream puff, this is a sly soufflé.”

Harry’s House, which takes its name from a track on Joni Mitchell’s 1975 collection The Hissing of Summer Lawns, will be delivered on Friday.

In the mean time, Styles has turned into the furthest down the line star to join to peruse a CBeebies Bedtime Story. He will peruse Jess Hitchman’s In Every House, On Every Street, which is delineated by Lili la Baleine.

Kay Mellor: Actress and Fat Friends maker kicks the bucket matured 71

Entertainer, screenwriter and chief Kay Mellor has kicked the bucket matured 71, it has been declared.

A representative for her TV creation organization, Rollem Productions, affirmed “with significant bitterness” that she passed on Sunday.

She was known for making and composing the ITV series Fat Friends – which aided send off James Corden’s profession.

Mellor likewise composed parody and show series like The Syndicate, Girlfriends and Band of Gold.

A Rollem Productions representative said: “It is with significant bitterness that we declare the inconvenient and unexpected passing of our adored companion, guide and partner Kay Mellor on Sunday 15 May 2022.

“We have lost an extraordinary ability and a genuine illuminating presence. We request that you kindly regard the security from the loved ones right now.”

Mellor started her profession composing plays, chipped away at Coronation Street and made the honor winning kids’ theatrics Children’s Ward.

She likewise composed BBC One’s ladies’ football series Playing The Field and in 2010 got an OBE.

Fat Friends broadcasted from 2000-2005 and gave a youthful Corden his most memorable significant acting job. It additionally featured Ruth Jones, Sheridan Smith and Alison Steadman.

The BBC’s central substance official, Charlotte Moore, honored Kay Mellor following her demise, saying she was “stunned and profoundly disheartened” by the news.

“Kay was a remarkable author and the inventive power behind a considerable lot of the country’s best-adored TV dramatizations,” Moore said.

“She composed with such heart, mankind, humor and energy with solid female characters frequently becoming the dominant focal point.

“She will be remembered fondly and our contemplations are with her loved ones at this troublesome time.”