Chlef is the capital of Chlef Province, Algeria. It is located in the north of Algeria. It has higher education in the province of Chlef began during the year 1983-1984, with the opening of the National Higher Education Institute of Civil Engineering (INES-GC), which had 144 students enrolled. (Decree No. 83/623 of 5 November 1983). In 1962, it was renamed Al-Asnam. The present name, Chlef, which it bears since 1980, is derived from the name of the longest river in Algeria. It is home to the soccer club ASO Chlef, the Hassiba Ben Bouali university, and the ruins of the basilica of Reparatus, who was bishop of Castellum Tingitanum from 465 to 475. A corner of the flooring of the basilica contained a mosaic labyrinth, the oldest known example of Christian use of this motif. This National Institute provided training in the common core of technology and state engineers in Civil Engineering. Two new national institutes of higher education (hydraulics and agronomy) opened their doors during the academic year 1986 - 1987 (Decree n ° 86/166 of August 05, 1986), date which coincided with the reception of INES infrastructures, endowed teaching equipment for different workshops and laboratories. Since 1988, other training courses have been opened, such as: 1. Mechanical Engineering. 2. Electrical. 3. Management Informatics. 4. Accounting and Taxation, etc.