University of Karachi

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: info@uok.edu.pk
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 1951
Countries/regions/states of operation: Pakistan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Prof. Dr.
First Name: Khalid M.
Surname: Iraqi
Job Title: Acting Vice Chancellor
Phone: +92-21-99261300-07
Email Id: vc@uok.edu.pk
Alternative Email Id: registrar@uok.edu.pk

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Prof. Dr
First Name: Jamil H.
Surname: Kazmi
Job Title: Meritorious Professor & Director Quality Enhancement Cell
Email Id: qec@uok.edu.pk
Alternative Email Id: qec.uok@uok.edu.pk

Organisation Details

University of Karachi
Address: Main University Road, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, 75270
Pakistan
Website: http://www.uok.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
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: The University of Karachi is a public sector organization. It was established under the Karachi University Act in 1951 and subsequently it is governed by the University of Karachi 1972 Government of Sindh Act no. XXV 1972. It is a government chartered and recognized university. The Higher Education Commission Government of Pakistan and all other public and private bodies recognize its degrees and diplomas. The Quality Enhancement Cell of the University of Karachi is a pioneer member of Quality Assurance Agency established by the Higher Education Commission Government of Pakistan. The Vision and Mission statement of the Quality Enhancement Cell aptly demonstrate the objectives and interest the University of Karachi has in quality assurance in higher education and research. Further details can be seen from Quality Enhancement Cell's website (www.qecku.com). Please do not hesitate for any further information. You may find contact numbers from the above mentioned website.

Liaison with APQN can help learn current Quality education and research Strategies to achieve Quality Enhancement Cell University of Karachi vision, i.e. "Excellence in all disciplines."
Please see web link: www.qecku.com.
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

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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