DELHI UNIVERSITY - KABUL UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP

India is playing a major role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan including the field of education, which is vital to the development of Afghan society and strengthening of democracy, peace and stability in the country. Under the 'Strengthening Higher Education Programme (SHEP)' , 1st Partnership Contract Agreement between Kabul University (KU) & University of Delhi (DU) was signed on 8th November 2007, which successfully ended on 31st May 2013. Under the Partnership, some of the main activities organized by DU included i) three (03) Short-Term Training Programmes for KU Science Faculty Members & Technical Assistants for 8-10 weeks during the period 2008-2013, ii) eleven (11) KU Undergraduate Faculty Members were provided admission in DU in different M.Sc. Courses who have been awarded Delhi University M.Sc. Degrees, and iii) in Summer 2008, a DU team comprising of nine (09) teachers from different disciplines visited Kabul University. Besides delivering lectures on some specific topics, they set-up experiments in laboratories and framed detailed syllabi for all undergraduate science courses.

The 2nd Partnership was signed on 21st August 2012 between University of Delhi & Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE), Afghanistan. Under the 2nd PCA, twelve (12) undergraduate teachers from different Universities of Afghanistan were admitted in different M.A./M.Sc. Courses in DU in the academic sessions 2012-13 & 2013-14. This Partnership would be ending on 31st August 2015. Presently DU is considering the request dated 23rd March 2015 received from MoHE, Afghanistan for another MoU between University of Delhi & MoHE, Afghanistan.