Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) is a policy making and monitoring body for maintenance and enhancement of quality in higher education. It is involved in systematic implementation of quality enhancement procedures/criteria to attain improved levels of international compatibility and competitiveness at institutional and program level.
Established in 2005, Government of Pakistan through the Higher Education Commission is providing funding and logistical support for making QAA fully functional. QAA manages the affairs in collaboration with the Quality Assurance Division of HEC whereas the Quality Assurance Committee (QAC), comprising of eminent educationists, serves as its Advisory board.
QAA is working to safeguard public interest by enforcing good practices in education and encouraging continuous improvement in quality in higher education.
As per directions of higher education commission, the Bhitai Dental and Medical College, Mirpurkhas established quality enhancement cell (QEC) in 2019. Now it is a well-established department of the college, headed by a director reporting to the Principal of the college. The basic objective of the QEC is to ensure and enhance the quality of education to compete with counterparts within and across the boundaries. It is also responsible for planning and coordinating self-assessment activities in the college and to follow the guidelines of the HEC and to chalk out further action plans for enhancement of quality education.