The Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University (PMAS-AAUR) again achieved Excellence in Quality Assurance as announced by Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan. Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Higher Education Commission got the mandate to enhance the quality of education of all Degree Awarding Institutions (DAIs) through Internal and External Quality Assurance Mechanism. In this regard, Internal Quality Assurance (IQA) Mechanism is implemented in all DAIs that is being assessed on annual basis by QAA HEC through Scorecard System.
The progress of implementation of IQA Mechanism for period from July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016 of PMAS-AAUR was assessed on already defined parameters and obtained 89.89% score. PMAS-AAUR, QEC ranked in topmost “W” category.
It was appreciated by the HEC that under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, vice chancellor of PMAS-AAUR the progress of IQA Mechanism at university is accelerating in a well organized manner. It was also appreciated that hard work of Prof. Dr Riaz Ahmad, as head of QEC, Directorate of Quality Assurance along with his team will keep their efforts continue to uplift the standard of education at the university.