Functions

Functions of quality assurance department with broad scope:

  1. To review quality standards of teaching and learning of ministry of higher education in each subject area.
  2. To review academic affiliations with the ministry of higher education and other institutions in terms of effective management standards and quality of programs offered.
  3. Development of procedures such as approval of new programs, monitoring of programs and faculty, student feedback, subject review, and assessment of the institute.
  4. To arrange workshops, seminars, and required training for building staff capacity and also promote Quality assurance culture at the institute.
  5. To ensure that the institute’s quality assurance procedures are designed to fit in with arrangements in place nationally for maintaining and improving the quality of higher education.
  6. To define clear and explicit standards keeping in view the standards of the ministry of higher education as a point of reference to the reviews to be carried out.
  7. To make sure the public confidence is promoted and developed the quality and standards of the award of degrees are improved and safeguarded.
  8. To elaborate program specification according to the ministry of higher education, these are the standard sets of information clarifying what understanding, knowledge, skills, and other attributes a student will have developed on successfully completing a specific program.
  9. Advise top management, faculty and the entire department on Quality assurance and the required procedures to be carried out.
  10. To facilitate national and international cooperation in quality assurance and accreditation
  11. To follow and implement quality assurance process 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.
  12. Preparation of the budget for the quality assurance department
  13. Preparation of an annual quality assurance monitoring report which will be discussed and approved by the institute Quality assurance and Accreditation council.
  14. Provide support for academic units to conduct the self-assessment, external peer review, and make sure implementation of the quality assurance process at the program level.