Outcome Based Education (OBE)

Outcome Based Education (OBE) System workshop

Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) Dawood University of Engineering & Technology (DUET) organized an Outcome Based Education (OBE) system workshop for Design development of OBE The training/workshop was conducted on 13thand 14th February, 2018 at the Video Conference room Dawood University of Engineering Technology (DUET) Karachi from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

The Workshop was conducted by the Pakistan Engineering Council’s (PEC’s) trained Outcome Based Education (OBE) Experts from NED University Engineering Technology Karachi, 1-Prof. Dr. Abdul Jabbar Sangi 2- Dr. Farrukh Arif.


Topics Covered in the workshop are as follows:


Day One Topics:

  • Introduction to OBE System
  • Requirements of OBE System
  • OBE based Accreditation Process
  • Outcome Based Education System (2014) Criteria

Criterion 1 – Program Educational Objectives (PEOs)

Criterion 2 – Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

Criterion 3 – Curriculum and Learning Process

Criterion 4 – Students

Criterion 5 – Faculty and Support Staff

Criterion 6 – Facilities and Infrastructure

Criterion 7 – Institutional Support and Financial Resources

Criterion 8 – Continuous Quality Improvement

Criterion 9 – Industry Linkages

  • Vision-Mission Requirements
  • Vision of the Department
  • Program Mission Statement
  • Program Educational Objectives
  • Mapping of PEOs to Vision & Mission
  • Assessment Requirements-PEOs
  • Requirements of PLO in OBE Design
  • Publication , Awareness and Evaluation
  • SAR Requirements for PLOs
  • Assessment Requirement of PLOs


Day Two Topics:

  • Theory of Bloom’s Taxonomy

Learning Domains (Cognitive, Psychomotor and Affective domains) Learning levels

  • Three Components of a learning outcome

Action verb (from Taxonomy)

Condition (context under which the behavior is to occur)

Standard (criteria of acceptable level of performance)

  • Sample CLOs-Quantity and Cost Estimation
  • Assessment/Evaluation Tools
  • Rubrics based Assessment

Psychomotor Rubric

Final Year Project Rubric

  • Cognitive Domain
  • Psychomotor Domain
  • Affective Domain


The Vice Chancellor Dr. Faizullah Abbasi distributed certificates among Participants and Presenters.