Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council

Brunei Darussalam National Accreditation Council was established in 1990 by decree of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam.
The Council is assisted by ten (10) sub-committees whose responsibility is to assess and evaluate qualifications and to make recommendations to the Council in the following discipline :-

  • Accountancy and Management
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Engineering and Architecture
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Islamic Religious Studies
  • Medicine
  • Law
  • Military
  • Info-Communication Technology


To establish a national and international reputable accrediting agency


To ensure and maintain the quality and standard of educational credentials in accordance with the provisions set by the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam

Aims and Objectives

  • To assess and ascertain the value and status of any qualifications
  • To ensure the evaluation processes and assessment criteria are consistent in accordance with national priorities
  • To establish appropriate accreditation guidelines and to publish directories of qualifications and institutions accredited by the Government of His Majesty The Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan Negara Brunei Darussalam

Functions and Responsibilities of the Council

  • To consider and evaluate the status and quality of qualifications awarded by various local and overseas institutions
  • To set up, if necessary, appropriate committees including special and ad hoc to assist the Council pertaining to the evaluation and assessment of qualifications in various subjects or disciplines
  • To act upon matters relating to the Council’s responsibilities either as directed by His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam or if and when the Council considers it appropriate and necessary to do so
  • To review the status of any qualifications as and when the Council sees it fit or necessary