Institute trains specialists for many fields, such as energy, mechanical engineering, additive technologies, technological machines and equipment, operation and repair of mining, metallurgical and oil-gas machines.
Institute was founded in 1977 and has half a century of experience in scientific and pedagogical activity and is rightfully considered the forge of engineering personnel in Kazakhstan. The first dean was a labor veteran, a veteran of Great Patriotic War, honorary professor of KazNTU named after K.I. Satbayev Kurmangaliyev M.K.
The training of specialists is carried out by qualified professors, associate professors and production specialists. Students gain knowledge of modern mechanical engineering technologies, on the basis of the ability to work on CAD programs as designers and technologists, master programming of all types of numerical control machines, obtain the skills necessary to work at mining, metallurgical and oil-gas enterprises, as well as research organizations.
Institute specialties are internationally accredited by ASIIN Agency (Germany), Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (NCAOKO) and Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (NAAR).
Institute earnestly conducts international activities, maintains close ties with institutions in the USA, Europe, Russia, Poland, etc.
Students undergo scientific internships at Lublin University of Technology, Alem International (Japan), National Research Tomsk Polytechnic University (Russia), National Research Technological University "MISA" (Russia), Berlin Technical University (Germany), South China University of Technology (China), China University of Science and Technology (China), Northwestern Polytechnic University (China).
Institute graduates are employed for such enterprises as "AlmatyEnergoService", "Machine-Building Plant named after S.M. Kirov", Almaty Heavy Machinery Plant (AHMP), "Almaty Fan Plant", as well as in various industrial and scientific organizations.