CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences Peshawar Pakistan

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: qec@cecos.edu.pk
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 1986
Countries/regions/states of operation: Pakistan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Prof.
First Name: Sohail
Surname: Qureshi
Job Title: Vice Chancellor
Phone: 00 92 91 5860291-3
Email Id: qec@cecos.edu.pk

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

First Name: Rehnaz
Surname: Nisar
Job Title: Deputy Director QEC
Email Id: rehnaz@cecos.edu.pk

Organisation Details

CECOS University of IT & Emerging Sciences Peshawar Pakistan
Address: Street 01, Post code 25000, Phase 06, Haytabad Peshawar
Pakistan
Website: www.cecos.edu.pk

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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: . CECOS (QEC) is a member Quality Assurance Agency (QAA).

. As QEC Quality Enhancement Cell is newly established in CECOS, being a member of APQN, CECOS can learn, participate, update and implement the best practices for quality assurance which are internationally accepted.
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: QAA Quality Assurance Agency is a national body working under Higher Education Commission Government of Pakistan who is governing body of all the private and public educational institution in Pakistan. CECOS (QEC) is directly reporting to QAA and HEC.

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

Documents Submitted









LETTER_FROM_HEC_QAA_to_CECOS_University.pdf






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