AIOU attempts to utilize innovation to understand its central goal; exceptional center has been given to Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to contact however many understudies as could be allowed and to wipe out the time space obstructions among instructors and understudy to involve ICT for reinforcing of managerial and adjusting divisions to contend industry.
The Information and Communication Technology Directorate of Allama Iqbal Open University is commanded to give IT principles, rules and strategy, vital arrangement, and advancement in the University. ICT Directorate keeps up with oversight for issues designated under this locale, and acts legitimately inside the extent of laid out approaches, systems and rules for its activities. Directorate of ICT’s liabilities and authority have developed since its creation. Directorate of ICT endeavors to offer committed Types of assistance to Staff, Students, Researchers, Faculty, Administration and Management. These particular administrations include:
� Create, carry out, and oversee organization to give a more powerful, proficient, and secure University wide framework;
� Give upgraded and extended broadcast communications administrations to meet the developing necessities of offices and units in the University;
� Help offices and units in giving secure, dependable, University wide IT tasks;
� Advance digital and organization security through oversaw and secure organization.
� Arrange and oversee University wide arrangements for quality IT items and administrations to decrease the expense and increment the worth of equipment, programming, and administrations;
� Create and carry out a venture engineering for AIOU that outcomes in rules and principles for data innovation;
� Give planning, and particular benchmarking endeavors that are directed by an unmistakable vision and objectives to make policymaking more engaged, powerful and client driven.
� To Promote Innovative Use of Information Technology that Adds Value to the scholastic climate
� To safeguard Technology and Information Assets.
Sections Of Directorate Of ICT
So as to offer productive types of assistance for its Students, Tutors and Faculty, AIOU has laid out new divisions and �Directorate of Information and Communication Technology� is one significant new office among those. This division has been laid out with following destinations.
This office has been laid out with following destinations.
- Innovative change of AIOU into a cutting edge Open Distance Learning University.
- Electronic media improvement to help Open Distance Learning.
- Online help administrations for Academic and Administrative capacities.
- To offer further help to the understudies and mentors of the college.
- To overhaul students� support benefits proficiently and successfully with the assistance of ICT and other present day advancements.
Under the radiance of above destinations, the Directorate plans to enjoy following forward going exercises:
� Foundation of elite level 3 prepared server farm with DR locales interconnected by means of secure VPN associations.
� Procure rapid worldwide network to work with the examination, e-Learning and understudy support administrations.
� Foundation of in-house programming improvement game plan (Al-Kasib) to cook the product needs of the college as well as give hands on learning open doors to our CS/IT understudies.
� Foundation of Management Information System to offer better help administrations to college staff as well as understudies.
� Foundation of Decision Support System for better arrangement/evaluation and work on the nature of administrations.
By actually laying out above help administrations and offices following partners will be benefited: