BAC Rules and Guidelines Presented
The Bangladesh Accreditation Council (BAC) presented last 12 February 2020 to the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) Directors of the various universities the draft vis-à-vis the Rules on Bangladesh Accreditation Council Certificate 2019. According to them, a certificate of accreditation is given after the examination of the curriculum and activities of an academic program of a higher education institution. The said academic program shall be assessed whether it is in accordance with quality assurance standards and national qualifications framework.
The Rules include stipulations regarding the eligibility of applicants, accreditation procedures, accreditation committee formation and obligations, academic audit and assessment, rules on appeal, conditions on certification, revocation of certification and re-accreditation. The accreditation procedure typically involves a review of documents, site visit and post site assessment. After the accreditation committee has submitted it report, it shall undergo a review by an Expert Committee.
BAC Secretary Dr. AQM Shafiul Azam moderated the session while BAC Members Prof. SM Kabir and Prof. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary discussed the Rules on Accreditation, Accreditation Council and Appeals.