Accreditations and memberships


IBA has attained South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) accreditation which is a quality assurance system of Association of Management Development Institutions in South Asia (AMDISA) that rigorously evaluates institutions based on stringent parameters. AMDISA certification is a hallmark in quality and excellence globally benchmarked to leading business schools.

SAQS quality label is a recognition of the institute's level of quality and commitment to continuously improve in all domains.


With a set vision to enhance quality of business education in the country, National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) works to assure quality in educational institutions through comprehensive quality measures and quality enhancement. The accreditation is based on an institution’s conformance to a rigorous criterion to ensure quality and unwavering commitment to continuously excel in business education. The IBA Faculty of Business Administration (FBA) has attained a full accreditation of NBEAC and has been placed in highest category (W category of business schools).


National Computing Education Accreditation Council (NCEAC) is a national level accreditor of Computer Science (CS) programs in Pakistan. NCEAC accreditation assures that the institute meets pre-defined standards criteria, with quality enhancement reforms aligned with best global practices.

The IBA Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) have attained NCEAC accreditation for its programs, with determination to keep on evolving its computer science programs with relevance to changing market dynamics.


The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools (AACSB) aims to bring the highest standards in business education through quality assurance, business education intelligence and professional development services. The vison of AACSB International is to transform business education for global prosperity. The organization thrives through its diverse networks, global mindset and knowledge sharing.

The IBA is a member institution of the AACSB.

The Talloires Network The Talloires Network

The Talloires Network is an international association of institutions committed to strengthening the civic roles and social responsibilities of higher education. They work together to implement the recommendations of the Talloires Declaration and build a global movement of engaged universities.

The IBA is a proud member of The Talloires Network.


The IBA is an associate member of International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies (INQAAHE), a worldwide association of about 300 organizations engaged in quality assurance, many of whom are quality assurance agencies operating in their unique domains.

The network has mutual shared interests towards quality enhancement. INQAAHE works by facilitating and promoting excellence in higher education, through support of a vibrant and active global community.

QEC's ranking by HEC

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) gives scores and allots categories to the QECs based on their performance. The QEC at IBA has achieved the highest category ranking – category W for its performance.

This is testament to QEC's commitment to continuously improve at all levels, delivering value and quality enhancement through enhancing and sustaining the criteria for quality assurance and accreditations with new initiatives and constant progress reviews.