Frequently Asked Questions

What is Quality Enhancement Cell?
The Quality Enhancement Cell at National University of Modern languages was established by the Quality Assurance Agency of the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan. It is monitored, regulated and guided by the Quality Assurance Agency of the Higher Education Commission. The Higher Education Commission administers all assessment, documentation and quality assurance procedures in the universities through the Quality Enhancement Cell? 
What is Quality Assurance Agency?
The Quality Assurance Agency is established at the Higher Education Commission, Islamabad. It is responsible to improve and monitor the quality of higher education in Pakistan. It provides guidelines to institutions of higher education for quality enhancement through external and internal assessment reports developed at Quality Enhancement Cells located at different universities in the country. ?
What are the aims of the Quality Enhancement Cell at National University of Modern Languages?
The Quality Enhancement Cell at National University of Modern Languages is committed to continuous improvement. It focuses on developing a ‘quality’ culture in higher education in the university. It aims to regularly assess and review the performance of academic programs in the university based on the national and international parameters of quality and excellence in teaching and research. The Quality Enhancement Cell would help the departments in preparing Self Assessment Reports of academic programs in accordance guidelines given by the Higher Education Commission, Pakistan.
What is Self Assessment?
Self Assessment is an evaluative exercise conducted by the institution to assess whether academic programs meet their educational objectives and outcomes. This is done to improve the quality of these programs, enhance student learning and establish acceptable norms of reliability and validity in the university’s certified output.
What is Self Assessment Procedure at National University of Modern Languages?
The Self Assessment of academic programs is conducted by Coordinators and Program Teams constituted by Dean of faculties.  The Assessment Team is constituted by the Rector of National University of Modern Languages.
  • Deans nominate senior faculty members in departments working under them as coordinators to supervise the effective and timely completion of Self Assessment Report and other documents within given time frame.
  • Deans nominate faculty members for the Program Team (PT).  Each PT is responsible for the timely completion and submission of the Self Assessment Report and other documents of one academic program.
  • Quality Enhancement Cell arranges orientation and training sessions for the PTs for effective handling of QA procedures.
  •  PTs liaise with Quality Enhancement Cell through the Coordinator of each department.
  •  Soft and hard copies of Self Assessment Report and other documents of academic programs are submitted by the Coordinator to the Quality Enhancement Cell with official approval and cover letter of Dean/HOD according to the time line suggested by Quality Enhancement Cell.
     
What is the role of Program Team?
The Program Team collects and records data on various aspects of the academic programs as and when required by the Quality Enhancement Cell.
What is the role of Assessment Team?
The Assessment Team visits departments to assess and evaluate administrative and academic programs in accordance with the guidelines of the Higher Education Commission.