Quality Enhancement Cell,Kohat University of Science & Technology

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: qec.kust@gmail.com
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 2007
Countries/regions/states of operation: Quality Enhancement Cell

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Prof./Dr.
First Name: Murad
Surname: Ali Khan
Job Title: Director
Phone: 0332-9627772
Fax: 0922-554191
Email Id: drmalikhan@yahoo.com
Alternative Email Id: drshafiq@yahoo.com

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Mr
First Name: Hameed
Surname: Khan
Job Title: Office Assistant
Phone: 0333-9616476
Fax: 0922-554191
Email Id: qec@kust.edu.pk
Alternative Email Id: hameed.qec@gmail.com

Organisation Details

Quality Enhancement Cell,Kohat University of Science & Technology
Address: Indus Highway,Kohat,Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa,Pakistan
Pakistan
Website: http://qec.kohat.edu.pk/

Additional Contacts

Name 1: Ms.Saadia Khan
Email 1: saadiakhan@kohat.edu.pk
Name 2: Mr.Hafeez Ullah Amin
Email 2: hafeezullahamin@gmail.com

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: Quality Assurance Agency,Higher Education Comission Pakistan has established Quality Enhancement Cell(QEC) in Kohat University of Science and Technology and all progress of QEC is monitored by QAA,HEC.
Evidence of above statement is mentioned with this URL link
http://www.hec.gov.pk/InsideHEC/Divisions/QALI/QualityAssurance/QualityAssuranceAgency/Pages/UniversitieswithQEC%27sestablishedin2007-08.aspx

Membership with APQN will help QEC,KUST to know about the Quality Assurance practices adopted internationally and this will provide a forum to QEC, to share its experiences and successful achievements at International level
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: QEC,KUST is striving since its establishment to implement and develop Quality Culture. Progress of QECs monitored by QAA time to time.

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: Membership Fee

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