Assessment Internal Quality Audit

Internal Quality Audit


Internal Quality Audit (IQA) is a thorough and continuous process to ensure that the academic procedures, standards and functionalities are in line with Higher Education Commission.

QA Dte plans, coordinates and executes periodic internal academic audit of all NUST Institutions. Composition of an Audit Team is as follows:

a. Registrar
b. Director QA
c. Director HR
d. Director Administration
e. Director Academics
f. Director PGP
g. Director RIC
h. Director Finance
i. Deputy Director QA (Panel Secretary)

Procedure for Internal Academic Audit

Following is the procedure for the preparation, conduct and follow-up for Internal Academic Audit: –

a. Pre-Visit Activities

(1) Constitution of Audit Panel.
(2) Asking relevant documents from the Institution: –

(a) Program Mission & Objectives
(b) Curriculum
(c) Details of Students
(d) Details of Faculty
(e) Laboratories and Computing Facilities
(f) Library
(g) Institutional Administration Facilities
(h) Supporting Staff
(j) Details of leave record of faculty

(3) Analysis of received documents by the Panel Members.
(4) Preparation of questionnaire by the Panel Member relevant to their area of interest.
(5) Coordination with the institution authorities for visit schedule.
(6) Letter to the institution for making following ready for inspection: –

(a) Compliance of HEC Quality Criteria
(b) Laboratories and Computing Facilities
(c) Students Feedback
(d) Faculty Feedback
(e) Institutional Facilities
(f) Industrial Linkages
(g) Civic Engagement

b. Conduct of Visit

(1) Preparation of visit schedule.
(2) Coordination with Panel Members and the institution authorities.
(3) Presentation by the Institution before the Panel Members.
(4) Question and Answer session.
(5) Evaluation of documents for verification & clarification.
(6) Inspection of Laboratories, Classrooms, Library.
(7) Interview with Students and Faculty.
(8) Debriefing to the head of the institution.

c. Post-Visit Activities

(1) Feedback from Panel Members.
(2) Preparation of Post-Visit Report.
(3) Processing of Post Visit Report to Rector.
(4) Dispatch of approved report to the Institution.
(5) Monitoring of progress on recommendations of the Panel.