Quality Enhancement Cell

 

Vision 

Education, but value-based quality higher education is the epitome of human development continued to be achieved through creating and upholding higher standards and quality assurance in all academic activities leading to excellence in line with University’s motto “In Pursuit of Excellence”.

Mission

To facilitate University’s endeavors to keep pace with the international quality standards in terms of academic programs, pedagogy and research through down to earth planning, assessment, evaluation and on-going persuasion and monitoring.

Objectives

(As set by Higher Education Commission)

  • To promote public confidence that the quality and standards of the award of degrees are enhanced and safeguarded.
  • To review quality standards and the quality of teaching and learning in each subject area.
  • To review academic affiliations with other institutions in terms of effective management of standards and quality of programs.
  • To define clear and explicit standards as points of reference to the reviews to be carried out.
  • To develop qualifications framework by setting out the attributes and abilities that can be expected from the holder of a qualification, i.e. Bachelors, Bachelor with Honors, Master’s, M. Phil., Doctoral.
  • To develop program specifications clarifying what knowledge, understanding, skills and other attributes a student will have developed on successfully completing a specific program.
  • To develop quality assurance processes and methods of evaluation to affirm that the quality of provision and the standard of awards are being maintained and to foster curriculum, subject and staff development, together with research and other scholarly activities.
  • To ensure that the university’s quality assurance procedures are designed to fit in with the arrangement in place nationally for maintaining and improving the quality of higher education.
  • To develop procedures for:
  • Approval of new program
  • Annual monitoring and evaluation including program monitoring, faculty monitoring and student perceptions
  • Departmental Review
  • Student feedback
  • Employer feedback
  • Quality assurance of Master’s, M. Phil and PhD degree programs
  • Subject Review
  • Institutional Assessment
  • Program Specifications
  • Qualification Framework

Self-Assessment Methodology

SAR

  • QEC launches SA through the respective Dean, one semester prior to the assessment.
  • Department forms the PT that will be responsible for preparing SAR.
  • QEC reviews the documentation within a month

Implementation

  • The Vice Chancellor constitutes the AT in consultation with the concerned Dean based on the recommendation of the QEC.
  • QEC plans and fixes AT visit.
  • The AT conducts assessment and presents its findings to QEC, Dean, PT and Department Faculty.
  • The QEC submits an executive summary to the Vice Chancellor.
  • Department prepares implementation plans.
  • Follow up of the implementation plan by QEC.

Departments undertaking SA exercise in Programs

Hamdard Institute of Engineering & Technology

  • BS (Computer Science)
  • B.E. (Energy)
  • B.E. (Bio-Medical)
  • B.E. (Telecommunications)
  • B.E. (Electronics)
  • B.E. (Computer Systems)
  • MS Computer Science
  • ME Electrical Engineering
  • ME Energy Engineering
  • MS Energy & Environment
  • PhD Computer Science
  • PhD Electrical Engineering
  • PhD Energy Engineering
  • PhD Energy & Environment

Hamdard Al-Majeed College of Eastern Medicine

  • PhD – Eastern Medicine
  • Phil – Eastern Medicine
  • B.E.M.S – 5 Years

Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences – Karachi

  • BBA
  • MBA
  • MS

Hamdard Institute of Education and Social Sciences

  • B.Ed
  • M.Ed.
  • M.Phil. (Education)
  • M.Phil. (Social Sciences)
  • Ph.D. (Education/ Social Sciences)

Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Pharm. D (Doctor of Pharmacy)
  • Phil. (Pharmaceutics)
  • Phil. (Pharmacology)
  • Phil. (Pharmacognosy)
  • Phil. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)
  • Ph. D. (Pharmaceutics)
  • Ph. D. (Pharmacology)
  • Ph. D. (Pharmacognosy)
  • Ph. D. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry)

Hamdard School of Law

  • LL.B

Hamdard College of Medicine & Dentistry

  • Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS
  • Phil
  • PhD

Hamdard University Islamabad Campus

Hamdard Institute of Engineering & Technology

  • BS Computer Science
  • BE Electrical Engineering

Hamdard Institute of Management Sciences

  • BBA
  • MBA
  • MS
  • PhD

Hamdard Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Pharm D
  • Pharmacy Practice 

QEC ACTIVITIES

 

The following awareness seminars, conferences and workshops have been organized and participated by QEC.

 

S.No. Title of Training Date Purpose/Objective

 

Online Admission Module 1st-july-2015 Workshop on how to launch a successful admission campaign
2 Online Admission Module 2nd-july-2015
3 Meeting with Deputy Director HEIT at City Campus 7th July 2015 To strenghten reporting mechanism
4 QEC Meeting about 11 Standards, SARs, Faculty Feedback Forms 13-Jul-15 To apprise of modaliites of QA at Faculty level.
5 QEC Meeting about SARs, Faculty Feedback Forms 27-Jul-15 To apprise of modalities of QA mechanism at Faculty level
6 Training Session for Focal persors/ PT Members for SARs 28-Jul-15 To train focal persons/PT members of the respective faculties in preparing SARs
7 Submission of 1st Draft SARs and 1st Internal Evaluation 3-Aug-15 Overviewing Draft SARs and internal evaluation process
6 Submission of 2nd Draft SARs and 2nd Internal Evaluation 5-Aug-15 Overviewing Draft SARs and internal evaluation process
9 Submission of 3rd Draft SARs and 3rd Internal Evaluation 6-Aug-15 Overviewing Draft SARs and internal evaluation process  
10 Workshop/Training Session on Assisment of SARs 23-Aug-15 Workshop on how to assess SARs
11 Board of Advanced Studies & Research, HU 63rd meeting 10th Sept 2015 To consider matters relating to research-based degree programs (Mphil/PhD)
12 38th Academic Council meeting 29th sep 2015 To consider academic policy matters
13 Board of Advanced Studies & Research, HU 64thmeeting 10th Dec 2015 To consider matters relating to research-based degree programs (Mphil/PhD)
14 Board of Advanced Studies & Research, HU 65th meeting 14th January 2016 To consider matters relating to research-based degree programs (Mphil/PhD)
15 Research Activity at HU Faculties 15-Mar-16 To deliberate on existing research activity and formulation of plan for expansion of research at faculty level.
16 Board of Advanced Studies & Research, HU 66th meeting 17th March 2016 To consider matters relating to research-based degree programs (Mphil/PhD)
16 Meeting with Director HIMS regarding HEC work 29-Mar-16 To kick start preparatin and completion of personal files of M.Phil/PhD students
18 Research Proposals From  HU Faculties 31-Mar-16 To discuss research proposals for funding
19 QEC Meeting Regarding Data For HEC Ranking 2016 18-Apr-16 Meeting to give briefing on data to be provided to HEC
20 Meeting with QMD Team of
Faculty of Pharmacy
19th April 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
21 Meeting with QMD Team of
Faculty of Eastern Medicine
21st April 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
22 QEC Progress Report 21st April 2016 To make a  presentation on QEC
23 Meeting with QMD Team of
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
26th April 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
24 Meeting with QMD Team of Faculty of Management Sciences 27th April 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
25 Meeting of Board of Faculty,
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
28th April 2016 To discuss academic matters of the Faculty.
26 Meeting with QMD Team of Faculty of Legal Studies 28th April 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
27 Hamdard University Research Committee Meeting 5th May 2016 To discuss research proposals for funding
28 Meeting with QMD Team of
Faculty of Engineering Sciences &Technology
10th May 2016 To discuss related matters with QMD at the Faculty
29 Meeting with Legal Advisor at City Campus 17th May 2016 To discuss matters involving legal aspects
30 Meeting with Director, Faculty of Legal Studies at City Campus 19th May 2016 To discuss LLB new  curricla approved by HEC
31 Attending workshop on “How to Improve Industrial Linkges” organized by PIE 30-May-16 Networking with the related organizations
32 Meeting with the Members of Fedration of Pakistan Chambers Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) 30-May-16 Networking with the related organizations
33 Board of Advanced Studies & Research, HU 67th meeting 2nd June 2016 To consider matters relating to research-based degree programs (Mphil/PhD)
34 Information regarding administrative and academic infrastructure of the University/DAIs for Chartered Inspection & Evaluation Committee Meeting 8th June 2016 To discuss data to be given to CIEC
35 Board of Faculty, Hamdard Institute of Engineering & Technology meeting 16th June 2016 To discuss academic matters of the Faculty.
36 Meeting of Finance and Planning Committee 11th June,2016 To discuss university budget 2016 – 2017
37 Meeting of Board of Governers (BOG) 25-Jun-16 To discuss and decide policty matters of the university.

 

Plagiarism Policy

 

Hamdard University follows a strict anti-plagiarism policy and disciplinary action is taken against any faculty, students and researchers who are found guilty of plagiarism.

 

Those found guilty of plagiarism face punishment such as:

 

  • A failing grade on particular assignments
  • A failing course for the grade
  • Suspension or expulsion/dismissal
  • Revocation of degree

 

Major Surveys

 

Alumni Survey

 

Graduates Survey

 

Employer Survey

 

Faculty Course Review

 

Faculty Survey

 

Teachers’ Evaluation

 

Course Evaluation

 

QEC Structure                                                         QEC STAFF DETAILS

 

Director – QEC                                                         Shahid Rashid

Director

 

Assistant Director – QEC                                        Adnan Zaib

Assistant Director

 

Data Analyst:                                                            Mohammad Yaseen

 

QEC Officer:                                                                         M. Tariq Siddiq

 

Assistant Administrative Officer:                           Hamid Henry

 

OfficeBoy:                                                                 Mohammad Zahid

 

Contact:

 

Quality Enhancement Cell

Hamdard University

Shahrah-e-Madinat al-Hikmah

Muhammad Bin Qasim Avenue

Karachi – 74600

 

Phone: (92-21) 36440138, 36440053

Website:

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