2Presentation On Quality Assurance Directorate / Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) By Capt (R) Iqtidar A Khanzada PN Director QA Monday 9 April 2012 HEC Regional Centre, Lahore
3Scheme of Presentation HEC & Establishment Of QEC / QA DteWorking Of QECQA ProceduresAchievement Of QEC / QA DteUniversity Rankings - HECQS World University RankingsIPE Visit Report
4Quality Assurance In Higher Education QA in Higher Education is the adoption of planned and systematic review of programme as per policy guidelines of HEC.Establishment of QECs
5Establishment of QECs Phase I : 10 QECs - 2006 Phase II : 20 QECsPhase III : 15 QECs -2009Bahria University is in 3rd phasePhase IV : 41 QECs -2011
6Phase-I QEC's Established in 2006-07 University of Karachi, KarachiUniversity of the Punjab, LahoreUniversity of Engineering & Technology, Lahore Quaid-e-Azam University, IslamabadNational University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad.University of Agriculture, FaisalabadUniversity of Peshawar, PeshawarUniversity of Balochistan, QuettaUniversity of Azad Jammu & Kashmir Liaquat University of Medial & Health Sciences, Jamshoro
7Phase II QEC's Established in 2007-08 Government College University, Lahore.Bahauddin Zakariya University, MultanUniversity of Arid Agriculture, RawalpindiNational University of Modern Languages, Islamabad Fatima Jinnah Women University, Rawalpindi Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad Government College University, FaisalabadUniversity of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Lahore University of Sargodha, Sargodha
8Phase II QEC's Established in 2007-08 (Cont..) Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi University of Sindh, Jamshoro NWFP University of Engineering and Technology ,Peshawar NWFP Agriculture University, Peshawar FRONTIER Women University, Peshawar Kohat University of Science and Technology, Kohat Mehran University of Engineering & Technology, Jamshoro Sindh Agriculture University, Tandojam
9Phase II QEC's Established in 2007-08 (Cont..) Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology, Nawabshah Balochistan University of Information Technology and Management Sciences, Quetta
10Phase III QEC's Established in 2009-10 Bahria University, IslamabadInternational Islamic University, IslamabadKhyber Medical University, Peshawar Islamia University, BahawalpurUniversity of Health Sciences, LahoreDawood College of Engineering & Technology, KarachiShah Abdul Latif University, KhairpurSukkur Institute of Management Sciences, SukkurBalochistan University of Engineering & Technology, KhuzdarSardar Bahadur Khan Women University, QuettaGomal University, D.I. KhanHazara University, Dodhial, MansehraLahore College for Women University, LahoreUniversity of Education, LahoreUniversity of Gujrat, Gujrat
11Objective of QECQEC is to enhance the quality of our Academic Programmes and also inculcate Quality Culture through adoption & implementation of Self Assessment Procedures as per QA Manual of HEC.
12Organizational Chart Director QEC/QA QA Coordinator at each CU / CampusDeputy Director QAData AnalystDEOPersonal AssistantNaib Qasid
13Functions and Responsibilities of DQA Responsible for implementation of quality assurance procedures /policies of HEC with a view to improving the academic standard of the university.Development of QA Processes and Evaluation Methods for the improvement of curricular and their delivery system.Ensuring, that the University’s QA Procedures are designed in conformity with the Quality Standards and Criteria provided by QAA of HEC.DQA is member of the following statutory bodies:1. Academic Council2. HERCQuality Assurance Coordinators (QA Coordinators) for each campus/constituent Units for coordinating all QA Activities under the guidance of DQA.
14Mechanism of Quality Assurance Cycle QEC / QAD is to initiate QA Cycle one semester prior to the assessmentDepartment forms the Program Team (PT) that will be responsible for preparing Self Assessment Report (SAR).SAR must contain, mission, objectives, course outline, facilities available, about faculty and expected outcomes of the program.PT conducts Surveys for outcomes / Feedback.QEC reviews / ensure the documentation.Assessment Team (AT) forms in consultation of Director Campus & HODs. Rector approves final nomination.AT conducts assessment and presents its finding in ‘EXIT MEETING’.QEC / QA Dte submit executive summary to the Rector.QEC sends Implementation Plans to HODs.Follow up the Implementation Plans by QEC.
15Self Assessment Survey Forms Student Course Evaluation Questionnaire-(To be filled in by students at the time of course completion)Faculty Course Review Report-(To be filled in by each teacher/faculty at the time of course completion)Teacher’s Evaluation Form –(To be filled in by Students on the end of each semester)Survey of Graduating Students-(To be filled in by Graduating students in last year/semester prior award of degree)Research Student Progress Review Form-(To be filled in by MS/M.Phil and Ph.D students on six monthly basis)Survey of Department Offering Ph.D. Programs-(HOD is to filled the survey form on six monthly basis)Faculty Survey- (To be submitted on annual basis by each FM)Alumny Survey-(To be conducted by DSA and PTs of departments on annual basis)Employer Survey-(To be conducted by DSA and PTs of departments on annual basis)Faculty Resume-(All are to submit this Resume on 31st December each year)
16Achievements of QECQuarterly reports on activities of QA Directorate are forwarded to HEC.HEC on the basis of performance of QEC / QA Dte, place universities in W, X, Y and Z categories.BU awarded the highest category ‘W’ in adaption of QA procedures.
17Achievements of QEC (Cont..) BU obtained 24% points in 1st Assessment in May 2010 by HEC and got ‘Z’ category .BU obtained 77% points in 2nd Assessment in Dec 2010 by HEC and got ‘X’ category.BU obtained 82% points in 3rd Assessment in Aug 2011 by HEC and got ‘W’ category.
18Ranking of Pakistani Universities First time, HEC announced ranking of Pakistani Universities in 2006.All Public Sector Universities were divided into six category i.e. Agriculture, Engineering & Technology, Health, Art & Design, Management and General.BU was placed in ‘General’ category and its ranking was 19 out of 24 General Universities.
19Ranking of General Category Universities by HEC (2006) S.NoUniversity Name ResearchStudent Facilities Finances Faculty Total ScoreMax =26Max = 17Max = 15Max = 27100General1Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), Islamabad17.638.147.984.9119.558.162University of the Punjab, Lahore10.4912.046.915.0711.4145.923University of Karachi, Karachi9.717.976.995.4811.8742.014University of Peshawar, Peshawar10.1810.863.493.288.9836.785Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan8.567.493.044.0310.2333.346Government College Lahore University, Lahore6.444.984.197.039.1431.787Isra University, Hyderabad2.164.282.6711.659.0829.848International Islamic University, Islamabad6.456.334.584.158.3129.82
20Ranking of General Category Universities by HEC (2006) S.NoUniversity Name ResearchStudent Facilities Finances Faculty Total ScoreMax =26Max = 17Max = 15Max = 271009University of Sindh, Jamshoro6.676.653.463.688.542910Hamdard University, Karachi0.962.998.6510.434.6527.6811University of Balochistan, Sariab Road, Quetta18.104.22.1687.157.0424.6912Gomal University DI Khan3.65.452.684.497.3723.613Islamia University, Bahawalpur3.655.342.323.458.1622.9214University of Azad Jammu & Kashmir, Muzafarabad2.22.862.314.879.8122.0515Lahore College of Women University, Lahore1.184.662.845.6620.99
21Ranking of General Category Universities by HEC (2006) S.NoUniversity Name ResearchStudent Facilities Finances Faculty Total ScoreMax =26Max = 17Max = 15Max = 2710016Hazara University Mansehra2.02.972.65.387.5220.4717Muhammad Ali Jinnah University, Karachi0.733.332.438.234.8119.5218Fatima Jinnah University, Rawalpindi1.486.422.245.423.7319.2919Bahria University, islamabad0.615.972.665.873.4918.620Shah Abdul Latif University Kherpur1.691.212.086.275.9517.221University of Malakand, Chakdara0.667.361.362.012.113.4922Kohat University of Science & Technology1.222.214.171.124.0312.8423National University of Modern Language NUML1.822.062.562.942.8512.2324Jinnah University of Women0.642.440.843.411.919.24
22QS World University Ranking Singapore Quacquarelli and Symonds (QS), who founded QS World Universities Ranking System in 1990 based in Singapore.Only 04 universities of Pakistan are on QS World Universities Rankings. NUST at 401, UET Lahore, Karachi University, and University of Lahore are at 600 out of 700 Universities of the world over.BU applied for QS Ranking in March and has been placed in waiting list for Ranking in 2012.Online profile of BU has been created & being upgraded regularly on QS Website. BU will be placed in QS WUR in October 2012.
23New Ranking Of Pakistani Universities in Pakistan by HEC No.InstituteTeaching QualityQA CriteriaResearchTotal Score1University of the Punjab, Lahore15.891712.18452University of Karachi, Karachi15.111010.67363Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan12.08129.76344University of Peshawar, Peshawar12.0610.43325International Islamic University, Islamabad9.12156.83316Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology, Islamabad8.842.8429Govt. College University, Faisalabad8.06182.957University of Sargodha, Sargodha8.35134.61268Hazara University Mansehra8.633.1625The Islamia University of Bahawalpur9.335.69University of Sindh, Jamshoro8.3115.749Bahria University, Islamabad6.352.1824University of Education, Lahore4.942.723National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad142.5422University of Gujrat, Gujrat5.971.58Preston University, Kohat7.050.37University of Lahore, Lahore6.310.72
24QA Criteria 1 Govt. College University, Faisalabad. 4 6 18 2 S.NoInstitute NameAppointment Criteria (4)Criteria for MS/Mphil & Phd (4)QEC Categorization (4)Plagiarism Standing Committee (6)Total MarksPosition1Govt. College University, Faisalabad.46182Federal Urdu University of Arts, Science & Technology.317University of The Punjab, LahoreBahria University, Islamabad155International Islamic University.University of Education, Lahore.7National University of Modern Languages, Islamabad.148University of Gujrat.9Hazara University Mansehra, KPK.1310University of Sargodha.
25QA Criteria 11 Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. 4 2 6 12 Conti…11Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan.42612University of Sindh.3713The Islamia University of Bahawalpur, Pakistan.10814University of Karachi.15University of Peshawar.16Preston University, Kohat917University of Lahore, Lahore5
26Institution Performance Evaluation Report Higher Education Commission (HEC) initiated a pilot project for Institutional Performance Evaluation for five Universities on the four standards:Organization and GovernanceFacultyInstitutional ResourcesCurricula and Academic Programmes
27Institution Performance Evaluation Report (Cont..) The Experts visited HQ BU from 19 April -21 April 2011 and thoroughly inspected and evaluated the performance of BU on the four standards:Dr. Azam Ali Khwaja, MD QAA, HECDr. Mary-Linda Armmacost, Senior Fellow, HECEngr. Muhammad Ismail, DQA, NUSTMr. Sarfraz Pirzada, Advisor QEC, COMSATSMr. Fida Hussain, DG QAA, HEC
28Other universities selected for pilot study were: Quaid-e- Azam University IslamabadAgricultural University, FaisalabadShah Latif University, KhairpurIqra University, Islamabad / Karachi
29Comments & clarification on certain errors/mistakes and observation have beenprepared & forwarded to HEC for correction.IPE Review panel took nine months to preparethe IPE review report of BU. Copy of the reportalong with salient points is under circulation onfile for views & comments of Directors & HODs
30“BU is one the youngest and fast growing Universities of the country “BU is one the youngest and fast growing Universities of the country. There is a widespread sense of pride in being a part of the University. Despite its youth, a distinct BU culture has already started emerging and is clearly visible in the behavior of its main stakeholders, namely its administrative staff, students & faculty”
31“QEC / QA Directorate is making concerted efforts to bring quality culture in the University in a very short period of about eight months, Self Assessment Repots (SARs) have been prepared for the various programmes as per requirement of HEC”
32FUTURE PLANS Exit Meeting of 2nd QA Cycle- Anti-Plagiarism Software “Turnitin” Workshop through VC on FRIDAY 24 Feb Dr Najam-Ul-Islam of EE Department of BUIC will be resource person.Implementation of QA procedures at all affiliated Units.QA Workshop/Training sessions for new PTs/FMs at Karachi and Islamabad.Notification for appointment of QA Coordinators at Campus/ Constituent unit level.Online filling in of Survey Forms.15-17 Feb Islamabad22-24 Feb 2012 –Karachi
34Assessment Team – Islamabad Asst Prof. Nadeem Ul Hassan Janjua Dept of EE (BUKC)Asst Prof. Naveed M Khan Dept of MS (BUKC)Asst Prof. Fazal Wahab Dept of GS & AS (BUIC)Assessment Team – KarachiAssociate Prof. Jehanzeb Ahmed HOD Dept of EE (BUIC)Associate Prof. M Aslam Khokar Dept of MS (GS) (BUIC)Associate Prof. Yousaf Abid Dept of MS (BUKC)
35EXIT Meeting for Islamabad (2nd QA Cycle) S.NoMembers of Assessment TeamName of DepartmentDate and TimeIssue to be DiscussedAT-1Asst Prof. Nadeem Ul Hassan Janjua Dept of EE (BUKC)Asst Prof. Naveed M Khan Dept of MS (BUKC)Asst Prof. Fazal Wahab Dept of GS & AS (BUIC)Dept of EE, IslamabadDept of Computer Software Engg(BUIC)Dept of MS (UGS) (BUIC)Dept of MS (GS) (BUIC)Dept of E&ES (BUIC)Dept of AS & GS (BUIC)Wednesday15 Feb 2012Lunch / NamazReview and assessment of updated SARsImplementation Plans of findings of 1st QA Cycle are to be assessedThursday16 Feb 2012
36EXIT Meeting for News Depts Islamabad Campus S.NoMembers of Assessment TeamName of DepartmentDate and TimeIssue to be DiscussedAT-1Asst Prof. Nadeem Ul Hassan Janjua Dept of EE BUKCAsst Prof. Naveed M Khan Dept of MS (BUKC)Asst Prof. Fazal Wahab Dept of GS & AS (BUIC)Dept of H&SS (BUIC)Dept of Law(BUIC)Friday17 Feb 2012Lunch / NamazAssessment of SARs of all academic programmes being conducted at departmentFindings and Implementations plans are to be discussed
37EXIT Meeting for Karachi (2nd QA Cycle) S.NoMembers of Assessment TeamName of DepartmentDate and TimeIssue to be DiscussedAT-2Asst Prof. M Aslam KhokharDept of MS (GS) (BUIC)Asst Prof. Jehanzeb Ahmed HOD Dept of EE (BUIC)Asst Prof. Yousaf Abid Dept of MS (BUKC)Dept of EE, (BUKC)Dept of MS (BUKC)Dept of E&ES (BUKC))Dept of AS & GS (BUKC)Dept C&SE (BUKC)IPP BU KarachiWednesday22 Feb 2012Lunch / NamazReview and assessment of updated SARsImplementation Plans of findings of 1st QA Cycle are to be assessedReview of the decline in intake/induction of students in academic programThursday23 Feb 2012Review of the Decline in intake/induction of students in academic
38EXIT Meeting for News Dept Karachi Campus S.NoMembers of Assessment TeamName of DepartmentDate and TimeIssue to be DiscussedAT-2Asst Prof. M Aslam KhokharDept of MS (GS) (BUIC)Asst Prof. Jehanzeb Ahmed HOD Dept of EE (BUIC)Asst Prof. Yousaf Abid Dept of MS (BUKC)Bahria Medical & Dental College, KarachiFriday24 Feb 2012Lunch / NamazAssessment of SARs of all academic programmes being conducted at departmentFindings and Implementations plans are to be discussedExit meeting to finalize findings and implementations plans