The history of making up of chair originates since 60th years of the XX-th century. In 1960 the self-supporting chair of history of the CPSU, which administered the prof., doctor of historical sciences D.A.Shajmuhanov (1960-1963), the prof., M.K.Kulybekov (1963-1965). In 1965 managing the doctor of historical sciences, prof. doctor of historical sciences D.A.Shajmuhanov who headed chair more than 10 years becomes chair again. In 1974year. Prof. D.A.Shajmuhanov have been assigned by the rector of the Karaganda pedagogical institute of physical training. With 1974 on 1997 chair the doctor of historical sciences headed, prof. A.Z.Zhumasultanov which working career has started in days of the Great Patriotic War. After the terminal in 1963 of postgraduate study in KazGU A.Z.Zhumasultanov has started to work in KarPTI where has senior lecturer to the manager of this chair. Now A.Z.Zhumasultanov is the professor of chair of history of Kazakhstan KSTU.
In the late eighties of the XX-th century the chair of history of the CPSU has been converted to chair of political history, and in 1992 – in chair of history of Kazakhstan.
In 1997 of chair – histories of Kazakhstan, philosophy and political science have merged in chair of socially-humanitarian disciplines. On chair SGD within 21 years the section «History of Kazakhstan» functioned.
In September 2008 the chair of history of Kazakhstan becomes again self-supporting: it agree the Command of rector KSTU, academician NAS KR Gazalieva A.M., the chair of history of Kazakhstan has been designated from chair SGD in the capacity of by the self-supporting. Fulfilling duties of again derivated chair are assigned on candidate of historical sciences., the senior lecturer of chair N.K. Смагулова.
Traditions of chair are continued by leading teachers who have deposited the considerable contribution to developing of a domestic historical science. It – prof. A.Z. Zhumasultanov, candidate of historical science., docent S.D.Shajmuhanova, candidate of historical science., docent M.Z.Sulejmenova, K.S. Tleugabylova, N.Z. Oshanov, B.G.Nugman, A.A.Abdrahmanova, T.Z. Makalakov, Z.N. Nurligenova, E.G. Ogoltsova, A.V. Volkova.