Currently the EKSTU is one of the largest universities in Kazakhstan, which is included in the list of educational institutions that train highly qualified specialists to work in the production, which is particularly important for the implementation of the second phase of the State program of industrial-innovative development (SPIID-2).
The Prime Minister was informed on process of training by Rector of the EKSTU. The University participates in the program of industrialization in several areas. For training on specialties "Metallurgy" and "Engineering" for 2015-2017, the state allocated 124grants. In these areas, the educational programs are implemented: "Innovative technology of non-ferrous, rare and scattered metal engineering" and "Innovations in the automotive and manufacturing of mining machinery".
In 2016-2018 the university has developed two new programs - design and engineering in the mining industry and in mechanical engineering system.
The Prime Minister visited the educational building of the EKSTU and got acquainted with projects of scientific and technological programs offered by scientists for the implementation of cooperation with the leading industrial enterprises of the region.
Karim Massimov has visited the laboratory of the East Kazakhstan State University with modern research and industrial equipment.
It should be noted that the issues of training of young specialists and the whole youth employment are under control of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan. During working trips to the regions the Prime Minister paid special attention to meetings with representatives of the younger generation.
In the coming years, as part of the second five-year state program of industrial-innovative development there Kazakhstan will provide jobs for about 35 thousand young people. The demand for specialists with higher education is 17 thousand people, with a technical education - 18 thousand people.
The state program of industrial-innovative development of Kazakhstan for 2015-2019 is aimed at encouraging diversification and enhancing the competitiveness of the manufacturing industry in 14 sectors and 6 priority sectors such as metallurgy, chemicals, petrochemicals, machinery, building materials, food industry.