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 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 UAJ&K always strive to create quality culture among faculty members, students and the management. Top management of UAJ&K is always committed to implement the QA policies for continual improvements in quality of education.