PMAS-AAUR, Hosts QAA-HEC MS/M.Phil/Equivalent & Ph.D Programs Review Visit

The Quality Enhancement Cell, PMAS-AAUR organized the review visit of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA), Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Committee of Experts from various universities of Pakistan on 09 th February, 2018.

 

The Quality Enhancement Cell, PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi organized the review visit of the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) Higher Education Commission and the Committee of Experts from various universities of Pakistan on 09 th of February, 2018.

 

The purpose of the visit was to review the PMAS-AAUR MS/M.Phil/Equivalent & Ph.D Programs' compliance with the HEC's minimum criteria/guidelines set for these Programs.

 

The review committee was comprised of the experts and the HEC officials including Prof.Dr. Ahrar Khan, Agriculture University, Faisalabad, Prof. Dr. Farman Ullah, Agriculture University, Peshawar, Prof. Dr. Ghulam Ali Mallah, Shah Abdul Latif University, Khairpur, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Rafiq Baloch, Lahore Leads University, Lahore, Prof. Dr. Nazeer Ahmad, Balochistan University of Information Technology, Emerging & Management Sciences, Quetta, Prof. Dr. Razia Sultana, Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University for Women, Peshawar, Prof.Dr. Syed Muhammad Usman Ali, NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Sulaiman Ahmad, Quality Assurance Agency, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan., Muhammad Ali Baig, MS. Marryam Kamal and MS. Mehreen Baig Quality Assurance Agency, Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. From PMAS-AAUR, the Senior Management including the Deans /Directors of Faculty/Institutes , the Chairpersons, Senior faculty members, Director Advanced Studies, representatives from the Controller of examinations and Registrar office participated and contributed to the review meeting.

 

On this occasion, Prof Dr. Sarwat N. Mirza apprised the committee about the various programs offered by the university in order to strengthen the research output and also briefed the committee about the academic, research and developmental progress of the university.

 

The committee members also convened the meetings with the deans of the faculties, chairmen/incharges of the departments, Director Advanced Studies and got the information about the status of their programes .

 

Later, the committee also met with the registered scholars of MS/MPhil and PhD programme of various faculties/Institute of the University.

 

During the visit, Prof Dr Mazhar Qayyum, Director, Quality Enhancement Cell, Raja Afzaal Mehdi, Dy. Registrar-QEC and MS. Ainee Zafar-Asst.Registrar- QEC also accompanied the visiting team .

 

They visited the classrooms, labs and library to see the sufficiency of research and support facilities and services at PMAS-AAUR. Finally, the Review Committee shared their observations with Dr Sarwat N. Mirza, Vice Chancellor and Director QEC in exit meeting. They appreciated the efforts of the QEC to have managed the review visit.