QEC Introduction

QEC is established under the umbrella of QAA of HEC to enhance, maintain and monitor quality of higher education. In Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, Islamabad the QEC has been established in 2010.

QEC Vision & Mission

The mission of Quality Enhancement Cell is to ensure and enhances the quality of higher education at Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE).

Vision Statement

Developing a viable and sustainable mechanism of Quality Assurance in Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in order to meet the rising challenges of transforming the country into a knowledge economy.


Quality Promotion: The development of a program of activities to institutionalize a quality culture in higher education and a commitment to continuous quality improvement

Capacity Development: The development and implementation of initiatives to build and strengthen the capacity for high quality provision at institutional, learning program and individual_levels.

Faculty Assessment: Measurement of the expected outcome/performance from individual faculty member through standard internationally evaluated and tested procedures after having provided the requisite teaching and research infrastructure and facilities.

Departmental Reviews: Measurement of the performance of each Academic Department/Institute/Center through conducting annual review based on the standard parameters set for this purpose.

Accreditation: Regular assessment and review of the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) in order to assure the quality of the teaching staff and the teaching and training provisions provided to the students.

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