Afghan Biographies

Asim, Akram Shah

Name Asim, Akram Shah
Ethnic backgr. Pashtun
Date of birth
Function/Grade Kandahar University Chancellor
History and Biodata

!. Former Chancellor of Kandahar University:
Tooryalai Wesa
Dr Hazrat Mir Totakhel Hazrat Mir Totakhil (20110512, 20120328, 20140610, 20160301, 20171008)
Akram Shah Asim (20230723)
Vice Chancellor and Lead Engineer:
Abdul Tawab


Kandahar University is a government funded higher learning institution in Kandahar, Afghanistan. It is one of two universities in southern Afghanistan. Kandahar University (KU) was established in 1990, at a time when the People's Democratic Party of Afghanistan (PDPA) was in power under President Mohammad Najibullah. Tooryalai Wesa, who returned to the country after 13 years and is governor of Kandahar province, was the first Chancellor of Kandahar University.

Kandahar University provides study in Agriculture, Medicine, Engineering and Education. It has more than 5000 students including 300 girls in seven different faculties. The university enrolls around 280 students each year in majors through an entrance exam directly under the control of the Afghan Ministry of Higher Education.


Last Modified 2023-07-20
Established 2023-07-20