Role and Responsibilities

Role of AQEC

The main role of AQEC is to give direction for quality assurance. When we come to the responsibilities, these are of two kinds, viz. Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) activities comprised of SA (Self Assessment) of programs and internal audit. External Quality Assurance (EQA) activities are involved, accreditation of a program etc. Here again, AQEC will be focal point.

Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) will also focus on preparation of evaluation followed by carry out of evaluation. AQEC has active role in nomination of faculty for HEC's best teacher award. Director AQEC also acts as member / secretary of the plagiarism standing committee.

He is a member and focal person for quality assurance of affiliated colleges / institutes. He is responsible for providing data for ranking of his university. He will do correspondence and interaction with international association and networks of HE. He is focal person for QA of Master, M. Phil, & Ph. D and also provides data for HEC's qualification frame work register (program/degrees). He is also focal person and has major role for ISO certification.


    AQEC is responsible for:

  • Developing quality assurance processes and methods of evaluation to affirm that the quality of provision and the standard of awards are being maintained and to foster curriculum, subject and staff development, together with teaching, research and other scholarly activities.
  • Developing program specifications (standard set of information clarifying what knowledge, understanding, skills and other attributes a student will have developed through a specific program)
  • Promoting public confidence that the quality and standards of the award of degrees are enhanced and safeguarded.
  • Review of quality standards and the quality of teaching and learning in each subject area.
  • Review of academic affiliations with other institutions in terms of effective management of standards and quality of programs.
  • Defining clear and explicit standards as points of reference to the reviews to be carried out. It should also help the employer to know as to what they could expect from candidates.
  • Developing qualifications framework by setting out the attributes and abilities that can be expected from the holder of a qualification
  • Ensuring that the university's quality assurance procedures are designed to fit in with the arrangements in place nationally for maintaining and improving the quality of Higher Education.