Accreditation Councils

Accreditation councils in Pakistan

The key step before getting admission in college or university all students should take care of is to verify whether the college or university is approved or accredited by the concerned authorities. Accreditation ensures a basic level of quality in education.

The Accreditation Councils are to ensure quality of the programs offered at institutional level. There are 9 independent professional councils while five councils have been established under HEC.

According to the Powers and Functions of the Commission as stated in Ordinance No. LIII of 2002, Para 10, Clause e "the Higher Education Commission may set up national or regional evaluation councils or authorize any existing council or similar body to carry out accreditation of Institutions including their departments with the help of our agencies, More at paydayloanstock, facilities and disciplines by giving them appropriate ratings. The Commission shall help build capacity of existing councils or bodies in order to enhance the reliability of the evaluation carried out by them.

Existing Accreditation Councils/Professional Bodies:

Sr #

Accreditation Councils

Recognized Universities by This Council

Degrees Which Accredited by Council


Pakistan Bar Council (PBC)    

List of Recognized Law Colleges

  1. LLB
  2. LLM


Pakistan Council for Architects and Town Planners (PCATP)

List of Recognized Institutes

  1. B.Arch
  2. B CRP
  3. BS in Urban & Regional Planning


Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)

List of Recognized Engineering Universities

  1. B.Sc. Electrical Engineering
  2. B.Sc. Mechanical Engineering
  3. B.Sc. Civil Engineering
  4. B.Sc. Computer Engineering
  5. B.Sc. Software Engineering
  6. B.Sc. Aerospace Engineering
  7. B.Sc. Telecommunication
  8. B.Sc. Mechatronics Engineering
  9. B.Sc. Communication Systems Engineering
  10. B.Sc. Materials Science & Engineering
  11. B.Sc. Bio-Medical Engineering
  12. B.Sc. Environmental Engineering B.E. Chemical 
  13. B.E. Materials
  14. B.E. Geoinformatics


Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC)

Recognized medical Institutes

  1. MBBS
  2. BDS


 Pakistan Nursing Council (PNC)  

List of Recognized Nursing Institutes

  1. B.NURS
  2. B.Sc
  3. BS (HONS)


Pakistan Pharmacy Council (PCP) 

Registered Institutes

  1. B. Pharmacy
  2. Pharm. D.


 Pakistan Veterinary Medical Council (PVMC)

Affiliated Institutes

  1. DVM


 National Council for Homoeopathy (NCH)

Recognized Colleges

  1. BHMS
  2. DIPLOMA in Homeo


 National Council for Tibb (NCT)





List of Recognized Tibb Universities


List of Tibia Colleges

  1. DIPLOMA in Tibb


Accreditation Councils Established by HEC: 

Sr #

Accreditation Councils

Recognized Universities by This Council

Degrees Which Accredited by Council


National Accreditation Council for Teachers Education (NACTE)

List of Recognized Universities

  1. Postgraduate Diploma in Special Education
  2. BA/BSc B.Ed (2.5 Years)
  3. Associate Degree in Education (ADE)
  4. BS.Ed
  5. B.Ed Hons (4 year program)
  6. MA/MSc B.Ed (1.5 Years)
  7. MA Education (Secondary)
  8. MA Education (Elementary)
  9. MA Early Childhood Education
  10. Master in Educational Research and Assessment
  11. Master in Technical Education (MTE)
  12. Master in Business Education (MBE)
  13. Master in Education (M.ed)
  14. Master of Education in Science (MA Sc Ed.
  15. Master of Science Education (MS Ed.)
  16. M.A Islamic Education
  17. M.Ed Special Education
  18. MA Special Education
  19. MA Physical Education
  20. MA Education Leadership and Management Studies
  21. Master in English Language Teaching and Linguistics
  22. Master in English Language Teaching
  23. Diploma in Montessori Education
  24. M.phil Education
  25. Ph.D. in Education


National Agricultural Education Accreditation Council (NAEAC)




National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC)

  • Air University (Pakistan Air Force)
  • Bahria University
  • Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering COMSATS Institute of Information Technology
  • Federal Urdu University
  • Foundation University, Islamabad
  • Islamic University, International Islamabad
  • Iqra University
  • Capital University of Science & Technology
  • The National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
  • National University of Modern Languages
  • Quaid-i-Azam University Islamabad
  • Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Preston University (Pakistan)
  • Riphah International University
  • National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST)
  1. BS-CS
  2. (CASE) – BS-CS
  3. BS-SE
  4. BS-IT
  5. BS-IS


 National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) 

List of Accredited Business Schools

  1. BBA
  2. MBA
  3. EMBA


National Technology Council (NTC)




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