University of Science & Technology, Bannu

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: amanniazi07@yahoo.com
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 2005
Countries/regions/states of operation: Within Pakistan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Vice Chancellor
First Name: Asmat Ullah
Surname: Khan
Job Title: University of Science & Technology, Bannu (Pakistan)
Phone: +92928633823
Fax: +92928633821
Email Id: vc@ustb.edu.pk

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Director
First Name: Amanullah
Surname: Niazi
Job Title: Quality Enhancement Cell
Phone: +92928633824
Email Id: amanniazi07@yahoo.com

Organisation Details

University of Science & Technology, Bannu
Address: Main Campus, Bannu Township, Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan
Pakistan
Website: http://www.ustb.edu.pk

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
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
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
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
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

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: The University of Science & Technology, Bannu is one of the Public Sector Universities in Pakistan and all the Unviersities tow the directions given by the Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. Our university academic programs are also approved/ accredited by the HEC and we are quite active in obtaining the membership status from your body. Lately, on directions of Quality Assurance Agency of HEC all universities of Pakistan including our University is following quality assurance guidelines for which apart from other things we have to obtain membership from International Quality Assurance Bodies to keep in constant contact with such agencies on Quality Assurance. A copy of the guidelines/tasks the univesities had to complete by December 2011 is also attached.

Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan
The HEC has issed guidelines to be member of the international quality assurance agency/agencies

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

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
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
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency

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

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: I will be emailing additional supporting information
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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