In the present changing times and the age of knowledge, what can be more important than implementing quality, especially in higher education? Higher education is the main pillar which supports the nation’s innovation and research. It is a wheel which, if set in motion, will never stop but will take us to great heights as well as unfathomable depths of learning and knowledge.
The University of South Asia (USA) takes great pride in being part of this national as well as an international quality journey to enhance quality across the entire University and be able to stand taller at the national as well as the international level. Moreover, the Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) has also been formed which will act as a focal point for the facilitation of the implementation of HEC prescribed standards as well as the enhancement of quality initiatives in a continuous manner. With special patronage and continuous personal involvement from the VC UMT Dr Mian Imran Masood will act as ‘catalyst body’ to help expedite the quality implementation and attain new standards of excellence for USA.
The vision of QEC is to become an innovative Quality centre with national and international linkages and to facilitate the change activities USA wide.
The mission of QEC is to become a facilitator in enhancing the USA wide Quality of the academic programs as well as effective management of all the internal processes to satisfy various stakeholders including students, faculty, parents, corporate partners and society. QEC is also to provide informational support for academic policies and contributing towards timely feedback of all the stakeholders.
Honesty of purpose Clarity of thought and actions Transparency Impartiality Continual improvement in the relevant processes
Following are the eight criteria as prescribed by HEC which require to be complied with on a
continuous basis by developing annual Self Assessment Reports (SARs).
1. Program Mission, Objectives and Outcomes
2. Curriculum Design and Organization
3. Laboratories and Computing Facilities
4. Student Support and Guidance
5. Process Control
7. Institutional Facilities
8. Institutional Support
- Student Course Evaluation Questionnaire
- Faculty Course Review
- Survey of Graduate Students
- Research Students Progress Review Form
- Faculty Survey
- Survey of Department Offering PhD Programs
- Survey of Alumni
- Survey of Employers
- Faculty Resume
- Teachers Evaluation Form