The Current Situation of the Faculty of Engineering
Faculty of Engineering currently has 45 instructors at the four departments: electrical engineering, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, architecture. The total number of students in this school is 588, including 564 boys and 24 girls.
Faculty of engineering building has classrooms, 15 office rooms, 3 architecture studios, 8 large rooms, 17 laboratories and a mechanical. The library of the faculty of engineering is equipped with more than 2500 text books in different fields of engineering and an auditorium that can accommodate with 200 persons.
Faculty of Engineering has been succeeded after three decades with the efforts of faculty professors to develop a five-year strategy plan. This strategy is consistent with the Strategic Plan of the Ministry of Higher Education.
Recently, the faculty of engineering curriculum was reviewed and approved by Kabul University and the MoHE, Three departments of electrical engineering, civil engineering and mechanical engineer are continuing a four years program for undergraduate students and architectural department following a five years undergraduate program.
The curriculum has been developed and considered all needs of the governmental sectors, private sectors, the engineering services centers and the industry sectors in light of the advanced universities curriculum of the world.
In the faculty of engineering, 45 academic staff members including 7 PhD holders, 30 Masters and 8 of the bachelor levels, are busy teaching the students.
The division of the instructors based on their academic ranks, and based on the higher education rules as follows:
Full Professor(Pohand) 2
Associate Professor(Pohanwal) 1
Asst. Prof (Pohanmal): 8
Asst. Prof (Pohanyar): 18
Asst. Prof (Pohyalay): 13
Be mentioned that the 22 number of this Faculty instructors are busy continuing with their graduate studies for Masters and PhD degrees abroad in Japan, America and Iran. This way, the total number of academic staff members reaches to 67.
The Alumni’s’ Situation:
Graduates of the Faculty of Engineering could be studied in two parts:
A: Those who began employment after graduation
B: Those who were involved in continuing education
In Section A: The graduates of the faculty of Engineering Employed by the governmental sectors, nongovernmental sectors and private that are engaged in engineering services and the industry. Also some of them established private engineering firms and are continuing very successfully. The faculty of engineering doesn’t have a small example of their unemployed students, so this issue helps ensure the faculty of engineering educational curricula meets and is according to the needs of different sectors and assists to the reduction of foreign engineers in the country.
In Section B: A number of students able to compete based on the interest of private enterprises such as the Fulbright and DAAD scholarships etc. Large number of them successfully completed the program and has returned to the country. Faculty of engineering doesn’t have a small example of the failure of such graduates. These expressions indicate that the academic curriculum of the faculty of engineering is standard and is in accordance with the academic curriculum and bachelors degree of the most universities in the region.