Quality Enhancement Cell

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) was established in CECOS University in July 2011 for the improvement of academic, teaching and learning standards. The role of QEC is to monitor the quality of education through a well-structured feedback mechanism which involves obtaining feedback from students, alumni, employers and faculty. QEC at CECOS is closely working with the Office of ORIC, Placement Center and Alumni directorate to strengthen its activities by holding seminars, workshops, symposiums, developing linkages with Industries and other sister institutions within the country and abroad.

March 2020

COVID 19 pandemic, university has started online Education Facility for its students

Ms. Rehnaz Nisar has been appointed as Director QEC

January 2020

August 2019

CECOS University Statistical information for the year 2018-19 has been submitted to HES Islamabad as on Aug 30th, 2019
Yearly Progress Report for the year 2018-19 has been submitted to QAA-HEC on Aug 10th, 2019

News & Updates of QEC

Preparation and finalization of documents and YPR for the year 2018-19 is in progress for onward submission to QAA HEC

July 2019

June 2019

BS Electrical, Mechanical & Civil Engineering now accredited under OBA System Level II
NBEAC visit held for the re accreditation of BBA (Bachelor of Business Administration)

Self MS-PhD reviews meetings arranged with Deans, Director & Dy. Dir. PGS & respective MS & PhD advisors
Online surveys process initiated for all 10 surveys advised by QAA-HEC

May 2019

April 2019

Deputy Director QEC attended the “QS workshop for international Ranking & Rating” held at NUST, Islamabad
Deputy Director attended the annual progress review meeting organised by QAA HEC at Islamabad on April 17-18, 2019

Deputy Director QEC attended the PNQAHE Intenational Conference held at University of Education, Lahore on April 23-25, 2019

QEC received score of 95% for the year 2017-18, assessment done by QAA HEC
Obtained NOCs from QAD HEC for all the MS & PhD programs being offered by the university

February 2019

January 2019

MS-PhD review meetings arranged with Deans, Director, Dy. Dir. PGS & MS Advisors to assess the records as per the checklists provided by QAA-HEC
Sevearl meetings with MS advuisors to ensure the data preparatiopn for MS-PhD according to the HEC directives

Data for MS-PhD reviews has been sent to QAA HEC

Program Team members formed Several meetings arranged with PTs in order to answers their queries regarding the SAR preparation

December 2018

November 2018

Workshop conducted on “How to prepare SARs” for the new PT members, arranged by QEC

Seminar on MS-PhD reviews organised by Quality Enhancement Cell QEC activities calendar has been prepared Lettters sent for Follow up of corrective actions for weaknesses identified in SARs Data prepared and sent to Statistical Unit of HEC

August 2018

July 2018

Yearly Progress Report duly filled for the year 2017-18 and the same sent to QAA-HEC as on July 27, 2018 for the assessment.

As per the directives of QAA-HEC, MS & PhD internal reviews has been conducted on June 7, 2018
The overall assessment was satisfactory, observations by internal reviewers communicated to the respective advisors and departments HODs

May 2018

April 2018

AT Teams for the year 17-18 formulated
Assessment done, report finalized and implementation plan prepared, summaries sent to the vice chancellor

Dy. Dir. QEC attended HEC progress review meeting at Islamabad

QEC personnel participated and successfully passed exam for ISO 2001 (Academic Standard) professional certification

February 2018

Decemebr 2017

QEC has got 93% score for the Yearly Progress Report 2016-17 (YPR) by QAA-HEC

HEC has conducted IPE visit on October 4th to 6th 2017. HEC evaluated all academic & admin activities & procedures.

October 2017

May 2017

QEC has started working on “Institutional Performance Evaluation”
QEC prepared the statistical data for annual ranking purposes for “HEC”
May 04, 05 Dy. Director QEC has attended the progress review meeting and training on IPE held at Margalla Islamabad.
May 18 – 20, Dy. Dir. QEC & Chairman Management Sciences attend the TESP training workshop on “Quality Assurance & Governance” at Margalla Islamabad
QEC has started facilitating & monitoring the pre-visit preparation for MS/PhD Reviews.
Internal Audit for ISO has been done for pre-visit preparation for external visit.

AT teams has been finalized for all of the targeted programs and departmental visits have been done in order to ensure that SARs received is the true picture of the respective department.
Departmental visits have been done and AT presented its findings.

April 2017

March 2017

QEC Annual budget has been prepared by director QEC in consultation with GM Finance and sent the proposal to VC for approval.
QEC reviewed the SARs received from all of the departments.
QEC helped the Dean of Engineering in the process of preparing of the documents to be submitted to HEC for obtaining NOC for the programs started after October 2013.

CECOS QEC received letter from Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) and achieved 89 % score and for the first time CECOS got “W” category from QAA.
An Informative Interactive Workshop Organized by CECOS QEC in Which Deputy Director QEC SBBWU was invited as resource person, where she put light on the process of IPE that SBBWU adopted.
A seminar organized by Institute of Business Administration (IBA) on ISO 9001: 2015 attended by deputy director QEC & all the internal audit members nominated for ISO 9001:2015 internal audit.

February 2017

January 2017

Deputy Director QEC attended the seminar organized by Sarhad University’s Quality Enhancement Cell on “IPE: Institutional Performance Evaluation”.

PT formation for all remaining BS, MS & PhD Programs as Target Given By QAA.

November 2016

September 2016

QEC led the process for provision of statistical data to HEC for ranking purposes.
QEC Together with Dean of Engineering Office Organized 5 Days Training for CECOS Faculty & Staff Members, Director QEC, Dr. Naseer Ahmad explained and deliberates the semester system.
Deputy Director, QEC attended and presented in the HEC progress review meeting at Islamabad.

Compilation of documents for YPR 2015-2016 for submission Finalization of activities (QEC Calendar) during QEC’s Academic year

June 2016

May 2016

Attended Riphah University’s event on “Quality assurance and challenges” QEC Budget for 2016-2017 has been prepared and finalized with GM Finance with the approval of Vice Chancellor.