Polytechnical University of Kabul

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Kabul Polytechnic University
Kabul City.jpg
Established 1963 (Kabul Polytechnic College, founded in 1951[1])
Administrative staff
125 teachers
Students 547 new, 900 continuing
Address Karte Mamourin, Kabul, Afghanistan
34°32′06″N 69°07′11″E / 34.53500°N 69.11972°E / 34.53500; 69.11972
Campus 60 hectars
Website http://kpu.edu.af/en

Kabul polytechnic University is the main center of educating engineers.

Kabul polytechnic university in 1342 mizan which equivalent to 13 October of 1969 in 72 hectares of land in sixth zone of Kabul was established. In this ceremony government officials from both Afghanistan other countries were present. The university building included classrooms, laboratory, library, dormitory, place for professors, cafeteria with 1000 capacity, mosque with 500 capacity, sport facility, conference room with 1000 capacities, workshop and leisure center. The university building materials were given by the people of Soviet Union as gift to the people of Afghanistan. Engineers from Soviet Union and Afghanistan worked jointly. Alter completion of teaching classrooms and laboratory in 1346, the university began to offer educational service and in the year of 1351 for the first time students form this university graduated. Until 1381 this university was called Kabul polytechnic institute then later on it became Kabul polytechnic university. Until 1359 students studied till bachelor level and till 1371 students could study master level in the field of engineering. In this period people were educated to PHD level.

Kabul polytechnic university from the beginning of its establishment was considered as one of the important entity in providing education and training.

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  2. ^ Bewig, Matt (2012-01-15). "Ambassador from Afghanistan: Who Is Eklil Ahmad Hakimi?". AllGov. Retrieved 2013-04-09.