The Ministry of Higher Education said the curriculum review is 70 percent complete.
The head of the curriculum department of the MoHE, Abdul Rauf Farahi, stated that the purpose of the review of the curriculum is to make the curriculum compatible with international standards.
“There are fields of medicine, computer science, agriculture, engineering, and science such as chemistry, physics, biology, social sciences, and journalism, the revision work of several fields has been finalized, and work is ongoing...,” said Abdul Rauf Farahi.
According to Farahi, more than a hundred academic staff are working in various fields, and the review of 73 fields has been finalized and the review of 35 fields still remains.
"The purpose of reviewing and developing the academic curriculum is renewal, and considering religious and national values and international standards in the academic curriculum,” said Abdul Rauf Farahi.
Some students said that the curriculum should be reviewed based on global standards.
“In public and private universities, the curriculum is very old, and we ask the Ministry of Higher Education to review the curriculum carefully,” said Mohammad Anwar Bahir, a student.
“We welcome the initiative of the Ministry of Higher Education to review and develop the academic curriculum and serious efforts should be made in the field,” said Obaid Sarwari, a student.
Meanwhile, the current government's cabinet has assigned the task of reviewing the academic curriculum to the appointed committee.