Institutional Strengthening for Quality Education|
It would be pertinent to mention here that there has been a change at the top management of Al-Khair University (AJK). The present administration took control in mid 2000. The new management has taken a number of steps for the improvement of affairs of the University, with a view to imparting purposeful and quality education to the student that has enhanced the prestige of the University. Now, the President of the Azad Jammu and Kashmir is the Chancellor of the University. It has on its Board of Governors eminent educationists and highly qualified professionals.
A number of reformatory measures have been taken to improve the standards which inter-alia includes:-
Efficient System of Monitoring
An efficient system of monitoring and checking of these institutions has been introduced to ensure high academic standards. As a result of detailed assessment of standard of infrastructure, academic facilities by qualified educationists, affiliation of 130 colleges/institutions has been withdrawn. The institutions desiring affiliation are being subjected to scrutiny under the system of monitoring and inspection.
Functioning Affiliated Colleges/Institutions
43 colleges/institutions are effectively functioning which were found to be complying with the required standard and parameters. The Syllabi have been revised by a Committee comprising senior educationists to bring it in conformity with the subjects / disciplines commonly in vague in well-known universities.
Streamlined Registration and Examination Procedure
The registration procedure and Examination system have been streamlined providing for required sanctity of the Degrees and certificates. A Regular transparent system of examinations has been instituted. A Liaison Office, managed by relevant professionals has been established at Lahore to supplement and assist the examination branch of the University for its smooth functioning in conducting and coordinating the conduct of various examinations.
Secured Format of Degree
The format of the degrees has been replaced and arrangements made for Printing of the degrees from Security Printing Press of the Pakistan. The degrees are now issued under the signatures of the Chancellor.
A new format of DMC/ Transcript has been adopted. The certificates are issued under the signatures of the Deputy Controller of Examinations.
Arrangements have been made for holding of examinations of first and last semesters under the supervision of the University.