History

Laghman University 

Establishment of Laghman University was requested through code # (5124) by Iqbal Azizi governor of Laghman province to the ex-president of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai and approved by the president on 6/9/1389. Foundation stone of Laghman university laid on 29/9/1389 by the minister of higher education Sarwar Danish, his advisor Zalmy Hewadmal with his team and other provincial officials.

 laghman University had only Agriculture faculty but now, by the passage of time it has five faculties with sixteen departments which are described with full detail in the given chart.

      Faculties and departments

Departments

Faculties

Nos

  1. Economics and Agricultural Extension Department
  2. Forestry and environmental science
  3. Agronomy
  4. Horticulture
  5. Plant protection

 Agriculture

1

  1. Journalism
  2. Library and information science
  3. Pashto
  4. English

Literature and human science

2

  1. Chemistry
  2. Biology
  3. Math
  4. Physics

Education

3

  1. Civil Engineering

Engineering

4

  1. Financial and banking
  2. Business and administration (BBA)

Economic

5

  Lecturer Nos

 

Nos

Faculties

Bachelor lecturers

Master lectures

Total

1

Agriculture

10

11

21

2

Literature and human science

9

15

24

3

Education

5

12

17

4

Engineering

2

5

5

5

Economic

 

 

 

Grand Total

69

 

 

 

Administrative Staff:

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 7

Grade 8

15

5

9

14

total

43

 

Students Information

Nos

Faculties

Departments

Number of students according to Gender

Male

Female

Total

1

Agriculture

Horticulture

 

225

1

226

2

Economics and Agricultural Extension Department

 

194

0

194

3

Forestry and environmental science

 

196

1

197

4

Plant protection

101

0

101

5

Agronomy

99

0

99

Total

815

2

817

1

Literature and human science

Journalism

331

3

334

2

Pashto

273

24

297

3

English

287

3

290

4

Library and information science

 

170

2

172

Total

1061

32

1093

1

Education

Chemistry

 

235

12

247

2

Biology

 

3

Math

 

221

11

232

4

Physics

Total

456

23

479

1

Engineering

Civil Engineering

381

0

381

Total

381

0

381

Grand Total

2713

57

2770