|A set of criteria against which the completeness and quality of evaluation work can be assessed. The standards measure the utility, feasibility and propriety and accuracy of the evaluation. 
Evaluation standards must meet the following generally accepted criteria:
- United Nations Fund for Population Activities (UNFPA). Programme Manager's Planning Monitoring & Evaluation Toolkit, 2004.
- Office of Internal Oversight Services (OIOS). Monitoring, Evaluation and Consulting Division, 2006.
- Widmer, Thomas, et al. Evaluation Standards of the Swiss Evaluation Society, 2000.
- Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation. USA, 2010.