HEC Review Panel:
Dr. Gul Hasan
Director QEC, University of Turbat
Dr. Riaz Ahmad
Director QEC, NUST
Dr. Sahar Noor
Director QEC, UET Peshawar
Dr. Amer Aziz
Director QEC, UET Lahore
Mr. Agha M. Raza
Deputy Director QAA-HEC

First IPE Visit QAA-HEC in February-2018

The Review Panelists from the Quality Assurance Agency of the Higher Education Commission (QAA-HEC) visited NED University of Engineering & Technology to conduct Institutional Performance Evaluation (IPE) from 21st – 23rd February, 2018.

The opening meeting was headed by Dr. Sarosh H. Lodi, Vice Chancellor, NED University of Engineering and Technology. Apart from the review panel of QAA-HEC, the meeting was attended by the Pro-Vice Chancellor, all Deans of Faculties, Director QEC and three Deputy Directors of QEC. During the opening meeting, a comprehensive presentation was delivered by Dr. Muhammad Wasif, Deputy Director covering the University’s governance system, academic programmes and activities and important parameters related to academic and research. The Vice Chancellor assured the full cooperation and support for smooth conduct of IPE process. In the end, the Vice Chancellor honored the distinguished guests with the traditional Ajrak and Topi.

During their three days of evaluation, the review team thoroughly assessed the University Portfolio Report (UPR-2018) and verified all the related evidences. The review team also visited different facilities in the university including Engr. Abul Kalam Library, various class rooms and laboratories, sports facilities, Directorate of Industrial Liaison, Examination Department and Department of Students Affairs. In addition, the state-of-the-art facilities such as K-Electric and Virtual Reality Laboratories were visited in the Departments of Electrical and Civil Engineering, respectively. During the review process, the QAA-HEC review panel also interacted with the students, faculty and Heads of various teaching and non-teaching departments.

The IPE process was concluded with the closing meeting headed by the Vice Chancellor. The convener of the review panel, Dr. Gul Hasan thanked the Vice Chancellor and his team for the hospitality and facilitation during IPE process. He showed his satisfaction and appreciated the efforts of the Vice Chancellor towards enhanced quality standards at NED University. He also suggested few areas of attention for future improvements. The Vice Chancellor appreciated the deep involvement of the review team for their suggestions and assured positive considerations.

IPE Panel
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