Rector of the University Zh. Shaymardanov reported to Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev on the progress of project for human resources development for SPIID-2, and the preparation of targeted scientific and technological programs for joint implementation with the leading industrial enterprises of East Kazakhstan region in 2017 - 2019.
Also, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev visited the research laboratory of the university, after which he held a meeting with the heads of large enterprises of the region on research and development projects of EKSTU.
The President of the Republic of Kazakhstan in his Message "The Third Modernization of Kazakhstan: Global Competitiveness" set the task to create a new model of economic growth based on which there will be new, promising technologies and innovations that will enable Kazakhstan to enter 30 most developed countries of the world in 2050. In this regard, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Saginatayev noted that EKSTU can also make a significant contribution to the realization of this task.
It is worth noting that EKSTU named after D. Serikbayev successfully passed the procedure of institutional accreditation in Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR) in 2014. EKSTU took the 4th place among technical universities in Kazakhstan based on the results of the General rating of technical universities - 2016.
The University has 12 educational and laboratory buildings and a large scientific library. 4,696 students study at the University in 4 faculties: the Architecture and Construction Faculty, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Information Technology and Business, the Faculty of Earth Sciences.