Quality assurance and enhancement in higher education is a global challenge. Considering this a priority many nations have established organizations for assessment and accreditation of higher education programs. it includes Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) UK, Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) Australia, Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) USA, Higher Education Evaluation and Accreditation Council of Taiwan (HEEACT). For sharing of knowledge and good practices these organizations have established networks like International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies for Higher Education (INQAAHE), Association of Commonwealth Universities (APQN), European Association for Quality Assurance (ENQA), etc. In the contents of global needs, Quality Assurance Agency at Higher Education Commission was established.
Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) was established at University of Sargodha (UOS) in the month of November, 2006 on the direction of HEC for the execution of QA policies issued by QAA to enhance the education standard in Pakistan for international compatibility. QEC at UOS always strive to create quality culture among faculty members, students and the management. Top management of UOS is always committed to implement the QA policies for continual improvements in quality of education.
Quality Enhancement Cell
Higher education is very essential for active participation in the knowledge societies which in turn accelerates economic growth. Quality education is a prerequisite to gain access to knowledge which guarantees economic development. This makes the condition of higher education in Pakistan a very critical issue. Recognizing this, the Higher Education Commission is committed to quality assurance and enhancement of higher education institutions. To achieve world class standards, quality assessment and continuous improvement are the necessary ingredients. This includes the accreditation of academic programmes and quality assessment of the university / institution.
Vision of the University
To generate and impart knowledge through innovative learning research and training in order to support the knowledge based economy in emerging trends of 21st century.
Mission of the University
To provide purposeful education and training, to excel in research reliant to the regional, national and global needs incorporating all the resources available through innovation.
Vision of QEC
To develop and implement quality education policy of University of Sargodha in line with national and international norms for development of knowledge based economy. Mission of Quality Enhancement Cell To cater for the over changing scarcer of knowledge based economy by ensuring: