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About Quality Assurance

The need for quality assurance in higher education has become a global phenomenon. Pakistan also felt the need to assess and improve the quality of higher education in the country, with the objective of achieving international competitiveness and compatibility of its academic programs and research quality. For this purpose, the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan established the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) to spearhead the movement for enhancing the quality of higher education in the country. QAA is advised by the Quality ​Assurance Committee with regard to its working and framing policies and programs for the enhancement of educational quality. The QAA has been facilitating establishment of Quality Enhancement Cells (QECs) at all public and private sector universities and higher education institutions. The function of QECs is to implement quality policies and programs as advised by National Quality Assurance Committee. NUST being committed to quality in higher education became one of the pioneer university which established and independent QA Dte and QE Cells at its each affiliated institution.


Dealing with HEC Matters related to: Quality Assurance Policies and Programs​ Self-Assessment Process: Reports, Executive Summaries, Implementation Plan Internal / External reviews...

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QA Team

Dr. Riaz Ahmad is currently working as Director Quality Assurance and International Collaboration. Prior to this, he served as Director Research NUST...

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Director Local QEC's

NUST has a unique structure of having twenty-two teaching institutions as colleges, schools, institutes and centers. These institutions are independent in their...

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Quality Assurance Policy

Well perceived and well defined objectives of teaching and learning quality provides clear understanding of educational value to students, employers and other...

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