Mehran University of Engineering & Technology

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: aslamuqaili@yahoo.co.uk
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 1963
Countries/regions/states of operation: Pakistan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Dr
First Name: Asif
Surname: Raza
Job Title: Rector
Phone: +92 3458534342
Fax: +92 04235184789
Email Id: asif.raza@umt.edu.pk
Alternative Email Id: Rector@umt.edu.pk

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Prof. Dr
First Name: Abdul Sami
Surname: Qureshi
Job Title: Director, Quality Enhancement Cell
Phone: +92 22 277 1337
Fax: +92 22 277 2196
Email Id: abdulsamiq@yahoo.com
Alternative Email Id: qec@admin.muet.edu.pk

Organisation Details

Mehran University of Engineering & Technology
Address: Jamshoro, Sindh
Pakistan
Website: http://www.muet.edu.pk/index.php

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
Description: Applicable Only For Full Members

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.
Proof of recognition as a Higher Education Institution: In order to provide Quality Education, Mehran University of Engineering & Technology is striving hard and adopted dynamic changes in the education system. Working on the above mission, the University implemented Quality Management System under ISO 9001:2000 and was certified in September 2003.

Proceeding to the same pace of development, the University maintained its quality and re-certified for further three years upto September 2009 by an International Certification Agency M/S Lloyds Register Quality Assurance under ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System.

The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) has also been established in the University under the Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education Commission. The QEC is on the way of 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 research and other scholarly activities. The QEC serves as the king pin to achieve the objective of quality learning standards by auditing academic standards and the quality of teaching, learning and management in each subject area. It will promote public confidence that the quality and standards of the award of degrees, management and over all quality of knowledge being imparted by the institutions are enhanced and safeguarded.

The University has implemented a continual system of academic development by the adoption of following system:
â?¢ Academic Calendar
â?¢ Pre-admission test system
â?¢ Teaching Plans
â?¢ Regular monitoring of attendance through MIS
â?¢ Teaching Reports
â?¢ Customer/Students Feedback Reports
â?¢ Internal/External Audit System under ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System
â?¢ Self-Assessment System

The University is striving to provide better quality education in Engineering, Science & Technology. Over all system of education has improved substantially by implementation of ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems in the University and more significantly Higher Education Commission of Pakistan is also emphasizing and assisting the universities to provide quality higher education to strengthen the faculty, infrastructure and research activities/promotion under the project of establishment of QECs in all universities.

MUET has developed:
â?¢ Quality Policy
â?¢ Quality System Manual
â?¢ Quality System Procedures
â?¢ Standard Operating Procedures
â?¢ Quality Plans
â?¢ Position/Job Descriptions

Recent Achievements in Quality Education

â?¢ In ranking configuration of engineering universities declared by Higher Education Commission, Mehran University is on top 5th among the engineering universities of Pakistan and it is the 2nd among the public sector engineering universities.

â?¢ The University has been re-certified under ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management System for further three years upto September 2009.

â?¢ The Faculty Development has been emphasized by inducting potential faculty with more than 45 PhDs in the University and about 40 faculty members are pursuing their higher studies inland/abroad.

â?¢ Research activities are increasing due to availability of high qualified faculty.

â?¢ MUET has received two mega projects of HEC on competitive basis.

â?¢ No. of faculty members are participating in the international conferences and receiving substantial research grant from HEC.

Institutional Membership of APQN will make tremendous difference and value addition in developing and assuring the procedures & processes of quality assurance in Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro.
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: Applicable Only For Institutional Members

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies
Applicable Only For Associate Members

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
Description: Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency
Applicable Only For Intermediate Members

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region
Criteria Requirements for Observer: Applicable Only For Observers

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Institutional Member
I will be applying for support for: None

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