This audit process has been commenced with the two Universities, Maldives National University and Islamic University of Maldives. Committees have been established at the Universities for the self-evaluation processes of the Institutional Audit, for which orientation has been completed. Apart from the 2 Universities, Maldives Qualifications Authority will also be conducting Institutional Audits for chosen colleges within this year.
The main purpose of the Institutional Audit is to strengthen the operations and academic quality of the institutes by making relevant recommendations for future improvement. This would also be an opportunity for the Higher education Institutes to raise the capacity and capability in processes and practices related to assuring and improving the quality of higher education provided in the institute.