Afghan students
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During a meeting with university officials on Thursday, Afghan students assured all possible help after sharing their anguish with Delhi University’s acting vice-chancellor PC Joshi. A few days after the Taliban took control of Afghanistan, officials from the Dean Students’ Welfare and Foreign Students Registry conduct a meeting with Afghan students.

The team listened to their issues related to accommodation, VISA extension, ICCR Scholarship, and financial issues. They were assured of all the possible help by the University.

There are nearly 200 Afghan students currently studying in the university in different UG as well as PG courses.

Afghan students
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Many students are back home as classes are being done online due to covid and due to semester break. About 48 students took part in the meeting held on Thursday.

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Moreover, Afghan students shared their problems and concerns related to the current situation in Afghan, a university statement said.

The statement further said Mr. Joshi, assured the students that the university would give them all possible help and allowances and DU stands in solidarity with its students.

Also, Many Afghan students currently studying at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are awestruck amidst the crisis back home. Hence, they are reluctant to return to Afghanistan anytime soon. But, their matter of concern is the term of their visas which is going to end by December 2021. So, they aspire to an extension through academic courses.

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