Accreditation and Evaluation

1. Institute Level Evaluation

1.1. Institutional Performance Evaluation (UPR)

In order to improve the performance of HEIs, HEC has started with primary step of outlining
the Performance Evaluation Standards for the HEIs to be used for the purpose.

A total of eleven standards are defined in this document and all the eleven standards are
equally important to be met by the HEIs to achieve the desired certification to quality
provision in higher education, international visibility and significant place in the regional and
international rankings of the HEIs.

Various performance evaluation standards outlining major areas to be focused on by the
HEIs for evaluation of their effectiveness and future development are given below:

      Standard 1: Mission Statement and Goals
      Standard 2: Planning and Evaluation
      Standard 3: Organization and Governance
      Standard 4: Integrity
      Standard 5: Faculty
      Standard 6: Students
      Standard 7: Institutional Resources
      Standard 8: Academic Programmes and Curricula
      Standard 9: Public Disclosure and Transparency
      Standard 10: Assessment & Quality Assurance
      Standard 11: Student Support Service

The institutional performance evaluation process are consists of a University Portfolio
Report. The Preston University QEC team is Preparing the University Portfolio Report for
IPE visit and will submit to QAA HEC as soon as possible.

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/QAA/externalQA/IPE/Pages/default.aspx

2. Program Level Evaluation

2.1. Accredited programs

The following Councils accredited our programs.
i. National Accreditation Council for Teachers Education (NACTE)
ii. National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)
iii. National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC)

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/QAA/externalQA/PLA/Pages/By-Accreditation-Councils.aspx

2.2. By HEC Review Visit of MS/ M.Phil Programs

Higher Education Commission took the initiative of starting MS/MPhil & Equivalent
Degree Program Review Process to ensure the quality of MS/MPhil and Equivalent level
education.

The QAA- HEC review all MS and M.Phil programs.

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/MS%20M.Phil%20Review%20Committee/Pages/MS-M-Phil-Review-Committee.aspx

2.3. By HEC Review Visit of Ph.D. Program

Higher Education Commission took the initiative of starting Ph.D. Degree Program
Review Process to ensure the quality of Ph.D. program.

The QAA- HEC review all Ph.D. programs.

http://hec.gov.pk/english/services/universities/PhD-Review-Committee/Pages/PhD-Review-Committees.aspx