Our Mandate

National Council for Higher Education (NCHE), was established by Act of Parliament No. 15 of 2011, with the primary purpose of providing accreditation and quality assurance services in higher education institutions in Malawi....download NCHE Act for details


To regulate higher education in Malawi.


To be a higher education regulator which supports systematic growth and excellence of higher education institutions in Malawi.


To promote quality, accessible, relevant and inclusive higher education and training in Malaŵi through use of best practices in higher education regulation.


  • Service-centred
  • Integrity
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Efficiency
  • Collaboration
  • Professionalism.

Contact Us

Area 47 Msokera Street
Next to Chitukuko Petroda Filling Station
Private Bag B371
Lilongwe Malawi

Tel: +265 1 755 884

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What is the difference between registration and accreditation?

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Q: Can institutions that have failed accreditation continue offering higher education programs, or do you close them?

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