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10th Council Meeting

 25 September 2013 09:00
Mural Hall HEC   |   Islamabad, Pakistan

Press Release: Standardization of MBA in the 10th meeting of NBEAC 


The Tenth council meeting of the National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) was held on 25th Sep, 2013 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.  The Chairman welcomed the Council members and briefed them about the recent advancements of NBEAC. The Chairman has applauded the Peer review teams on behalf of Council members. It was recommended to write a letter of appreciation from the NBEAC to all Peer Review members. He mentioned about the interest and positive response from the host Business Schools.

Chairman welcomed the new DG-QAA, Dr Rafiq Baloch and acknowledged the support form QAA-HEC.  The council approved the accreditation decision of five more universities as per the recommendations of the Peer Review/AIC teams. 

He hoped that NBEAC would double the number of evaluators after the training workshop going to be held at the end of 2013.  He expressed the strong need to double the evaluators after the training workshop by the end of the year.

The council decided to restrict the MBA to 1.5 to 2 years and the admission criteria would be 16 years of education.  All Business Schools should be notified to follow the practice from fall 2014. The council encouraged the BBS leading to MBA degree.  Evaluation of PhD program will also be added to the regular functions of NBEAC.

The Deans & Director of Federal and Rawalpindi Universities were also invited by the Chairman-NBEAC to discuss about the 1st Deans & Directors Conference on Emerging Challenges of Business Schools in Pakistan to be held on 18-19 Nov 2013.  Prof Amanullah Khan (Dean RIU, Islamabad) was nominated to be the Chairman of the organizing committee for the conference.

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  • 25 September 2013
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