MBBS Program Obtains Full NCAAA Accreditation

Source:King Khalid University - Media Center


The Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) Program offered by the College of Medicine has received programmatic academic accreditation through August 2026 from the Education & Training Evaluation Commission (ETEC), represented by the National Center of Academic Accreditation & Evaluation (NCAAA). Of noteworthy mention, three academic programs were recently accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) at the College of Engineering and College of Computer Science.


On this auspicious occasion, Vice Rector of Academic Development and Quality, Prof. Merzin Al-Shahrani, asserted that King Khalid University has dedicated substantial manpower and resources to ensure that programs selected for accreditation will meet the strictest educational standards. He extended his sincere gratitude to King Khalid University Rector, Prof. Falleh Al-Solamy, for his ongoing support and guidance in the development of quality programs in accord with Vision 2030, noting that the accredited programs will foster the conditions necessary for students to acquire the knowledge, skills, and capabilities that employers need in our knowledge-driven economy. Vice Rector Al-Shahrani took this opportunity to thank the employees of the Deanship of Academic Development and Quality for their efforts in cooperating with the various colleges, improving the university programs, and obtaining the full programmatic accreditation.


The NCAAA accreditation process focuses on eleven standards which are divided into five key areas, including:

  1. Institutional context (the mission and objectives – program administration – management of program quality assurance);
  2. Quality of teaching and learning;
  3. Student learning support (student support and management services - learning resources);
  4. Infrastructure support (facilities and equipment - financial planning & management – employment process);
  5. Social contribution (scientific research - relationships with the community).
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center In the with attendance of university vice-presidents and deans, the Rector of King Khalid University, Prof. Faleh bin Raja Allah Al Solamy, has sponsored this morning the launch of Guidance Campaign which is organized by the Center of Guidance and Counseling, Deanship of Student Affairs. The activity is taking place in Guraiger Campus, Abha and the campaign will be held for two days.   Upon the Rector's arrival, His Excellency was briefed on the event's educational programs, tools and equipment available within the campaign. HE took the time to value and appreciate the efforts made by the organizers in the Deanship of Student Affairs and the Guidance and Counseling Center, stressing the role of counseling in all students' fields and its importance in refining and supporting their scientific and academic careers. For the part of the Center for Guidance and Counseling Supervisor Dr. Khudran Al Suhaimi, he explained that "the campaign aims to provide educational psychological awareness to university employees, through exhibitions and clinics interested in cognitive and behavioral therapy". Additionally, he commented, "such clinics and programs focuses also on psychological and educational medicine, with attention to psychological aspects like raising the awareness towards mental disorders, anxiety, stress and their scales ". An interactive lecture entitled 'Psychological Stability and its Importance to the University Student' was provided by Dr. Faisal Al-Qahtani as accompanied activity to the campaign today. On the second day of the campaign, Dr. Sami Al Fifi will deliver another training course entitled 'Time Management and Priorities'. 
Source: King Khalid University – Media Centre King Khalid University, represented by the Female Students' Cultural and Social Activities Agency, will host the Sixth Cultural Olympiad on 6-10/3/1441 AH, which is held annually. The purpose of the games is to challenge and test the students' skills and abilities in several disciplines including: Reciting the Holy Quran; The Sunnah of the Prophet (PBUH); The Biography of the Prophet (PBUH); Poetry; Nabati Poetry; Monodrama; Short Story; Arabic Calligraphy; Drawing; Caricature; Photography; Digital Art Design; Culture; Short Films; Community Service. Dean of Student Affairs, Dr. Abdullah Al-Atheed, explained that it is important to encourage these and related student activities as they support professional and social development. He thanked His Excellency Rector Al-Solamy for his support of the games and also thanked Vice Rector of Academic Affairs, Dr. Saad Du’ajim, for his support and counsel in making these games successful. Those who wish to participate in the games can enroll until next Wednesday at the college club.  
Source: King Khalid University – Media Centre Two high diplomas at King Khalid University received a classification and accreditation from the Ministry of Civil Service, within a group of higher diploma programs approved by the University Council and was submitted for accreditation. The dean of postgraduate studies at the university, Dr. Ahmed bin Yahya Al-Faie, said that the ministry recently adopted two high diploma programs, they are the Diploma of Law at the College of Business and the Diploma in the Prevention of Drug and Psychotropic Substances at the College of Education. . He also stressed the importance of adopting and categorizing such programs because of their scientific and professional needs, in addition to their contribution in developing and achieving the vision of Saudi Arabia 2030, praising the role of the faculties of the university to develop frameworks and plans a number of diplomas and master’s and doctoral programs that constitute a qualitative addition to the university. The Deanship is working on the classification of a number of programs that touch the needs of society and the labour market, which have already been approved by the University Council, the most prominent of which are the Higher Diploma in Safety Engineering and Fire Protection at the Faculty of Engineering, and the Higher Diploma in Cyber Security at the Faculty of Computer Science.
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center His Excellency King Khalid University President, Prof. Dr. Faleh bin Raja Allah Al-Salami witnessed on Wednesday the signing of a number of cooperation agreements and consulting contracts between the university and each of Motmaena association in Asir region, the green association of Asir, in addition to the Dammk sports club, at the administration building in Abha University City. These agreements and contracts come with the aim of activating the leading and societal role of the university with various institutions and parties, and creating cooperation for the benefit of the university and the parties with which the agreements were signed. As for the parts of the agreements, the Vice President for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Saad bin Abdulrahman Al-Omari represented the university in the agreement of Motmaena association, while the association was represented by its president Fahd bin Hussein Al Hadi. In the agreement with Green Asir Association the university was represnted by the Dean of the Deanship of Community Service and Continuing Education, Prof. Dr. Omar Alwan Aqeel. The association was represented by it president Eng. Khaled Alshihri The University was represented in contract of providing advisory services in the field of governance to Damac Sports Club by the Vice President for Business and Knowledge Economy, Dr. Abdul Latif bin Ibrahim Al-Hadithi, the club was represented by the Vice Chairman Mohammed bin Thabit Al-Shahrani.  
Source: King Khalid University - Media Center the president of King Khalid University, Prof. Dr. Faleh Rajaa Allah Al-Salami, will sponsor the exhibition accompanying the activities of the "Prototype Development Camp" on Monday at the central stands. As part of the camp programs organized by the University Centre for Talent, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in cooperation with Monshaat. During the period from 28 Safar to the 5th of Rabe Alawal, at the headquarters of the Faculty of Science, King Abdullah Road, for men and women. The camp targets the university students and graduates, as well as residents of Asir who have entrepreneurial ideas and who want to start business in the commercial fields. The Director of the Centre for Talent, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University, Dr. Mohammed Bin Khammash Al-Maghrabi, assure that the establishment of the camp comes in line with the "Vision of the Kingdom 2030" and its objectives. which included supporting entrepreneurship and small and medium enterprises. that will raise their contribution to the GDP. also to work to achieve the vision of the university in the society service . To enhance its developmental role in promoting the knowledge economy and transforming research, innovation and investment ideas into economic products. Al-Maghrabi pointed out that the camp aims to create rising companies originating from the university by providing opportunities for pioneering practical application.  As well as graduation projects commercialization. Also to create a pioneering environment that encourages knowledge exchange and provides an opportunity for university students and employees to convert their ideas and projects to raising companies. He adds that the first stage of the camp  is the personal stage, where  participants can  identify their leading personalities. In the entrepreneurial stage, where they can identify the basics of entrepreneurship and developing the prototype . The third stage includes learning the basics of effective management to help entrepreneurs in the process of establishment and growth. It is worth mentioning that the camp will include the participation of 55 entrepreneurs over a period of 6 weeks, two days each week. The participant will be able to have both scientific and field knowledge. The participants can see how community need the project throughout the week except training days, in order to ensure maturity and success. The project will also conclude its activities by providing a "Demo" in which the participants will present their projects and the winning projects will be evaluated and honoured.