Iqra University

Membership Type: Institutional
Email: muizz@iqra.edu.pk
Year in which Organisation/Agency commenced operations: 2010
Countries/regions/states of operation: Pakistan

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Title: Mr
First Name: Muizz Alam
Surname: Khan
Job Title: Director Quality Enhancement Cell
Phone: 03212414860
Fax: +92 2135310806
Email Id: muizz@iqra.edu.pk

Nominated Contact Person (if different from CEO)

Title: Mr
First Name: Atif
Surname: Butt
Job Title: Assistant Director Quality Enhancement Cell
Phone: 03212236860
Fax: +92 2135310806
Email Id: atif@iqra.edu.pk
Alternative Email Id: atif.qec@gmail.com

Organisation Details

Iqra University
Address: Defence View, Shaheed-e-Millat Road (Ext.) Karachi-75500 UAN: +92(21) 111-264-264
Pakistan
Website: http://www.iqra.edu.pk

Additional Contacts

Criteria Requirements for Full Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary
education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: Agency staff, Numbers, Profile, Roles:
Measure: The profile of the staff is consistent with the Mission Statement
4 Criterion: Profile of reviewers:
Measure: The profile of the reviewers is consistent with the Mission Statement
5 Criterion: Independence:
Measure: The judgements and recommendations of the agency’s reports cannot be changed by third parties
6 Criterion: Resources:
Measure: The agency has sufficient resources to run its operations in accordance with its mission statement and objectives
7 Criterion: External quality assurance criteria and processes:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure
8 Criterion: Quality assurance:
Measure: The description of the processes and criteria applied should be transparent and publicly available and normally include:
self evaluation, site visit, public report and follow-up measure

Criteria Requirements for Institutional Member

Institutional Member Criteria:
Measure: Institutional Members are institutions of higher education in the region that are in good standing with the relevant quality assurance agency if one exists.
Proof of recognition as a Higher Education Institution: At Iqra University (IU), quality education is one of the key concerns of the management. To ensure that graduate students transform into quality workforce prepared to meet the standards of 21st century human resource, IU has established a Quality Enhancement Cell. This cell reviews standard of teaching, learning and research by taking feedback from all concerned stakeholders such as students, faculty, employers etc. This feedback is then utilized to improve curriculum, teaching & assessment methodology and administrative services.
The Quality Enhancement Cell strictly implements the quality procedures and standards that are in line with the quality assurance framework specified by the Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education Commission.
The relevant local agency that assures the progress of Quality Enhancement Cells of private and public sector universities in Pakistan is Quality Assurance Agency of Higher Education Commission.
The Quality Assurance Agency has placed Quality Enhancement Cell of IU in the highest category â??Wâ?? i.e. 80 percent or above score.
By becoming a member of APQN, we can further improve administrative and academic policies, procedures and practices by acquiring good practices from APQN members. Hence, the workforce being produced at IU will be compatible to international standards.
We are enclosing a Self Assessment Report of Master of Business Administration Program to illustrate the functioning of Quality Enhancement Cell at IU. Such reports are usually produced for each program that is being offered at IU.
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency: The relevant local agency that assures the progress of Quality Enhancement Cells of private and public sector universities in Pakistan is Quality Assurance Agency (QAA)of Higher Education Commission. A letter from QAA indicating good standing of IUâ??s Quality Enhancement Cell is attached for your perusal.

Criteria Requirements for Associate Member

Associate Member Criteria:
Measure:Associate Members are organisations with a major interest and active involvement in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education, but without the responsibility for assuring the quality of institutions, education programs, or external quality assurance agencies

Criteria Requirements for Intermediate Member

1 Criterion: Nature of the operations of the agency:
Measure: The agency is responsible for reviews at institutional or programme level of post-secondary education institutions or post-secondary quality assurance agencies
2 Criterion: Mission statement and objectives:
Measure: The agency has formulated a mission statement and objectives which are consistent with the nature of the agency
3 Criterion: :
Proof of the organisation’s good standing with the local QA agency

Criteria Requirements for Observer

Criterion For Observers:
Measure: APQN accepts as Observers organisations outside the Asia-Pacific region, including: external quality assurance agencies; institutions with a major interest in evaluation, accreditation and quality assurance in higher education; other regional networks that have major interests in and strong links with the region

Documentation and Fees

Additional Information: No additional information is required for my application
Upon approval of my application I agree to pay:
  • $500 (Initial Joining Fee: Full Member, Intermediate Member, Associate Member)
  • $200 Member Fee: Institutional Member
I will be applying for support for: None

Documents Submitted









MBA_-_Self_Assessment_Report.pdf






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