|Established||1963 (Kabul Polytechnic College, founded in 1951)|
|Students||547 new, 900 continuing|
Karte Mamourin, District 5,
Kabul Polytechnic University is the main center of educating engineers in Kabul, Afghanistan. It was founded on 13 October 1963 (1342 mizan in the Afghan calendar) as Kabul Polytechnic Institute and is located in 72 hectares of land in Karte Mamourin, north-western Kabul. In the opening ceremony government officials from both Afghanistan other countries were present. Since its establishment it has been considered as one of the important entities in providing education and training.
The university building includes 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 Soviet Union as gift to Afghanistan. Engineers from Soviet Union and Afghanistan worked jointly. After completion of teaching classrooms and laboratory in 1967 (1346), the university began to offer educational service and in the year of 1972 (1351) for the first time students from this university graduated.
Until 1980 (1359) students studied till bachelor level and till 1992 (1371) students could study master level in the field of engineering. In this period people were educated to PhD level.
Upon reopening in 2002, it was renamed Kabul Polytechnic University.
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