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11th Council Meeting

 13 March 2014 10:00

Press Release

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 Accreditation awarded to six more business schools in 11th meeting of NBEAC   

The eleventh council meeting of the National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) was held on 13th March, 2014 at Lecture Hall, Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. Prof. Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad, Chairman NBEAC, presided over the meeting.

The meeting started with recitation of the Holy Quran. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Aman welcomed the council members briefed them about the agenda items. It was reported that seven business schools have been visited by NBEAC in last six months. The accreditation was awarded to six business schools. The Council has appreciated the Peer Review Panels and Accreditation Guidance Committees for their commitment to make the visits successful and spared their precious time for the visits. It was decided to provide mentoring through zero visit to business schools to expedite the accreditation process.

The Council has applauded the Chairman and his team for conducting the First Deans and Directors Conference. The Chairman has announced the second Deans and Directors Conference would be arranged by the business Schools of Karachi and IBA Karachi will take the lead to organize the event.

DG QAA, Dr Rafiq Baloch offered full support form Quality Assurance Agency for evaluator’s trainings and awareness seminars. He hoped that NBEAC would double the number of evaluators after the training workshop going to be held in April and May 2014.  He expressed the strong need to double the evaluators after the training workshop by the end of the year.

 Agenda-Eleventh Council Meeting

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The proposed Agenda of the meeting is below:

1. Confirmation of the Tenth Council Meeting Minutes.
2. Action Taken on Decisions of Tenth Council Meeting.
3. Accreditation Awarding Decisions & Newspaper Advertisement
     a. FAST School of Management, FAST NU , Islamabad
     b. Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology, Karachi
     c. IQRA University, Karachi
     d. COMSATS, Lahore
     e. Hailey College of Commerce, Punjab University, Lahore
     f. Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan
     g. COMSATS, Islamabad
4. Quarterly Progress and Expense Reports FY(2013-2014)
5. Policy of Re-accreditation, Review Visits and Zero visits
6. Three years accreditation award to those Business Schools who score between 70 to 80%
7. Other Items
     Nomination of one member from NBEAC for the Board of Faculties- DHA Suff University
     Query from the Competition Commission of Pakistan
     Query from PAK-AIMS about issuance of degree on the time bar cases

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All Dates

  • 13 March 2014
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