Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Authority is working since 2006 to regulate, certify and register PEIs in ICT for the purpose of ensuring quality, transparency and discipline. ICT- PEIRA’s mandate includes determination, maintenance and improvement of standards in private sector educational setups. As stated in Section 5 of Islamabad Capital Territory Private Educational Institutions (Registration and Regulation) Act 2013, all private sector educational institutions operating in the jurisdiction of Islamabad Capital Territory (up to higher secondary level or equivalent) are required by law to get themselves registered with PEIRA.