Mission and Values

Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education was launched in the 1st International Conference on Quality Assurance in Higher Education, December 18-19 2017 organized by Khyber Medical University at Peshawar.

In the conference, Quality Enhancement Cell of KMU proposed Pakistan Network of Quality Assurance in Higher Education to provide a platform to QECs of Pakistani HEIs which are established in 170 Universities. The proposal was accepted by almost all the participants from national and international HEIs.

Therefore all the members of the conference were nominated as full members of PNQAHE and interim committee was constituted for the voting process of executive committee of the network. The executive committee was constituted on September 27, 2018 and nomination of other positions of the board was also finalized on the same day.

INQAAHE is a QA community, with shared interests, a common language and an understanding of how things are done with regard to a very specific field of work. It provides a forum for the discussion of global issues that go beyond national or regional boundaries, such as cross border education. Members have the opportunity to learn from what others are doing, both from their successes and their failures, and thus have now set the ground for the development of a QA profession.


To strengthen the system of Quality Assurance in Higher Education through filling gap among the Quality Assurance practionners of Higher Education and Stakeholders of Higher Education for the Quality Education provision to bring forward Pakistan in the list of developed countries.


  • To learn and share successful practices, techniques and procedures applied for Quality Assurance and Enhancement in Higher Education Institutes.
  • To organize Conferences on Quality Assurance to provide forum for the Researchers and Practioners of Quality Assurance.


  • To communicate and facilitate the members for accomplishments of Targets set by Quality Assurance Agency, Higher Education Commission for the assurance of Quality Education and National Qualifications framework


  • To provide broad spectrum image of Quality Assurance implementation in Universities of Pakistan to the Higher Education Commission Pakistan to facilitate the commission for setting targets and improvement plans of Quality Education for the Public and Private Universities.


  • To elevate the capability and professional skills Quality Assurance managers in quality enhancement and quality assurance.F. TO highlight the successful practices of Pakistani Universities on Quality Assurance at International Level through sharing feedback with the International Agencies.


  • Develop International forum of Quality Assurance through involvement of International members.

Editorial Board Approved by the Secretary PNQAHE for Research Journal

NameResearch Journal of PNQAHE


Prof. Dr. Arshad Javaid, President PNQAHE

Editor-in Chief

Prof. Dr. Arshad Syed Karim

Assistant Editor

Syeda Asiyah Bukhari


Ms. Ambreen Zehra


PNQAHE Head: Office Khyber Medial University, Peshawar

Bi-Annual Journal

Moreover, President PNQAHE also approved the following names of National and International level for the Editorial Board

National MemberInternational Member

Engineer Salim Ahmed Khan, Director QEC, Riphah International University, Islamabad

Dr. Bassam Alhamad, Director of the Quality Assurance & Accreditation Center, University of Bahrain

Dr. Muhammad Mansha, Director QEC, University of Education, Lahore

Dr. Heinz-ulrich Schmidt, Administration Accreditation Berliner freiheit, Germany

Ms. Fareena Iqbal, Director QEC, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad

Dr. Khalid M. El-Hassan, Higher Education Consultant, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Qatar

Engg: Asif Sheikh, Director QEC, NED University of Engineering and Technology

Dr. Donald Staub, Assistant Professor, Department of Business and Management, Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University Turkey

Dr. Wasiullah Malik, Director QEC, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat

Dr. Selva Staub, Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Sciences Bandirma Onyedi Eylul University Turkey

Prof. Dr. Farman Ullah, Director QEC, KP Agricultural University Peshawar

Dr. Kethamonie Naidoo, Director Accreditation, Council on, Higher Education (CHE) South Africa

Mr. Jahangir Khan, Director QEC, University of Malakand

Nasrullah Channa, Director QEC, Quaid-e-Awam, University of Engineering, Science & Technology Nawab Shah Sindh

Dr. Imtiaz Ahmad, Director QEC, Mirpur University of Science and Technology (MUST), Mirpur, Azad Kashmir