About the University

The development of the productive forces of Kazakhstan in the post-war fifties, the increased demand for coal and other mineral resources in connection with the construction of giant black and nonferrous metallurgy, and the discovery of promising new deposits iron, copper and other ores, the acute problem of training engineers in the Central -Kazakhstan region. In 1953 the USSR Council of Ministers adopted a decree on further expanding and improving the training of engineers in the field of mining and opencast mining institutions in Karaganda Perm and Tula. Based on this ruling and orders of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR № 1223 dated July 9, 1953 and № 1274 of 18 July 1953 Karaganda Mining Institute was organized.