Northern University Bangladesh is awarded a project for the establishment of the Institutional Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC)-an initiative undertaken by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in association with the Ministry of Education, Bangladesh and the World Bank for higher education quality enhancement. In response to the approval of IQAC, NUB has formed Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) & Self Assessment Committee (SAC), and arranged an Introductory Ceremony of IQAC on September 9, 2015. The Ceremony was held at the presence of the Honorable Chief Guest Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed, Head, Quality Assurance Unit (QAU), UGC. Dr.Mokhlesur Rahman, Senior Operations Officer, The World Bank and Professor Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Adhikary, Quality Assurance Specialist, QAU, UGC were present as special guests. Prof. Dr. Abu Yousuf Md. Abdullah, Chairman, NUBT graced the occasion as the guest of honor, and Professor Dr. A.W.M Abdul Huq, Vice Chancellor (in charge) and also the Chairman, QAC, NUB presided over the ceremony.
Honorable Chief Guest Professor Dr. Mesbahuddin Ahmed highly appreciated the overall effort of NUB for the establishment of IQAC. In his speech, he identified the key areas of quality assurance and encouraged the IQAC to design a well structured process guideline to stress upon such areas and achieve IQAC objectives.
Honorable Chairman and Guest of Honor, Prof. Dr. Abu Yousuf Md. Abdullah, Chairman, NUBT has expressed his gratitude to UGC and The World Bank for allowing NUB to establish the IQAC. In a brief speech he has also mentioned the history of higher education in Bangladesh and the foundation of Higher Education Quality Enhancement Project (HEQEP), which plays a major role in the establishment of IQAC for NUB.