In 1957, the largest agrarian university in Central and Northern Kazakhstan was established - Akmola Agricultural Institute (Resolution of the Council of Ministers of 3.10.1957, Order No. 1176). The first higher educational institution in the capital is the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University.
Over the history of its existence, the university has trained and graduated more than 63 thousand highly qualified specialists. Today, the university is a multi-faceted educational institution, in addition to agricultural and technical education, students receive education in the creative, social direction, in the provision of services, and the direction of the business.
S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, as the oldest university in the capital, has its established scientific schools, thanks to which the basis of the current teaching staff and a highly qualified team of graduates have been created.
S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, which has a 60-year history, is proud of its graduates today. The image of the university is formed by its graduates. We are proud to announce the achievements of our graduates. They are senators, majilismen, ministers, Olympic champions, akims, rectors of universities, entrepreneurs, and prominent scientists. Among them Sauer I.A. - Director of JSC "National Company "Food Contract Corporation", member of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan, member of the Presidium of the National Chamber of Entrepreneurs "Atameken", General Director of LLP "Agrofirma "Rodina". Akimov R. K. - Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Committee on Agrarian Issues, Environmental Management, and Rural Development. S.S. Bilyalov – Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Committee on Environmental Management and Rural Development. Akhmetbekov Zh.A. - Deputy of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, member of the Committee on Socio-Cultural Development, Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist People's Party of Kazakhstan.Tursynov S.T. - Member of the Committee on International Affairs, Defense and Security, Chairman of the Commission on Human Rights under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. M. V. Troshikhin – Deputy Director of the Investment Management Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Daniyar Yeleusinov is a master of sports of international class, Champion of the Olympic Games in 2016.
It should also be noted that members of the Alumni Club invest a lot of work in the development of the university: Vladimir Hartman, Tasbai Simambayev, Samat Eskendirov, Zhanbyrshi Nurkenov, Alexander Mayer, Zhumatai Suindykov, Temirzhan Khamitov, Ivan Sauer, Sergey Kulagin, Serik Bilyalov.
To date, the contribution to the development of the university is made by A.M. Abdyrov, First Deputy Chairman of the Board of KazATU, A.K. Bulashev – Professor of the Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, N.A. Serekbayev - Director of the Department of Academic Affairs of KazATU. Maikanov B.S. – Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Husbandry Technology, Professor, Stybaev G.Zh. – Dean of the Faculty of Agronomy, Associate Professor. Ismailova A.S. – Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Associate Professor, Abildina R.K. – Dean of the Faculty of Land Management, Associate Professor, Musynov K.M. – Head of the Department "Protection and Quarantine of plants", Professor, Abdrakhmanov T.Zh. - head of the Department "Veterinary Medicine", Professor, Abdrakhmanov S.K - head of the Department "Veterinary Sanitation", Professor, Bauer M.Sh. - head of the Department "Economic theory and Law", Professor, Kornilova A.A. - Professor of the Department "Design", Baymagambetova Z.A. - Head of the Department of Finance, Associate Professor, Meleshenko N.N. - Head of the Department of Economics, Associate Professor, Boydakov A.K. - Head of the Department of Accounting and Audit, senior lecturer, Nukesheva A.Zh. - Head of the Department of Management, Associate Professor, Amantaev B.O. - head of the Department "Agriculture and Plant Growing", Associate Professor, Suranshiev Zh.A. - head of the Department "Microbiology and Biotechnology", Associate Professor, Narbayev S.N. - Head of the Department "Hunting and Fisheries", Associate Professor, Kaspakov E.Zh. - Head of the Department "Agricultural Machinery and Technology", Associate Professor, E.S. Akhmetov - Head of the Department "Technical Mechanics", Associate Professor, G.K. Kurmanova - Head of the department "Cadastre", Associate Professor, T.E. Karbozov - Head of the Department "Land Management", associate Professor, etc.
It is impossible not to notice the work of young scientists, such as PhD doctors in the specialty "Agronomy" - Makhanova S., Utelbaev E., Khurmetbek O., Ansabaeva A.; in the specialty "Veterinary medicine" - Bakisheva Zh., Atkenova A.; in the specialty "Veterinary sanitation" - Zhamanova A., Auteleeva L.; in the specialty "Agricultural technique and technology" - Kakabaev N., Amantaev M.; specialty "Economics" - Okutayeva S.; specialty "Management" - Bulhairova Zh., etc.
Currently, the university is leading not only in the capital,but also among the universities of the country, showing high results in the field of culture, education, upbringing and labor efficiency of graduates. Graduates were able to actively demonstrate their leadership qualities in their activities. Among them, we can mention Rustam Khalelov, Deputy Chairman of the Board of Astana Managing Transport Company LLP (graduate of the Technical Faculty), Dinara Aimurzayeva, Chief Accountant of the Republican State Enterprise Zhasyl Aimak of the Ministry of Agriculture (graduate of the Faculty of Economics), Aigerim Kukeyeva, Chairman of the Youth Affairs Committee of S.Seifullin KATU (graduate of the Faculty veterinary and animal husbandry technology), Sautbek Abai - Chief Specialist of the Evaluation Center LLP (graduate of the Faculty of Land Management), Danabekuly Akylbek - Chairman of the Student Trade Union Committee - (graduate of the Faculty of Agronomy).
Such graduates as Kabatov Tursynbek - artistic director of the theater studio "Azil Alemi", "Bazar zhok", (graduate of the Faculty of Agronomy), Mukanova Moldir - director of the MM Creativity Center (graduate of the Faculty of Economics), Beisenov Nurzhan-director of the "Creative Studio Nurzhan Beisenova" (graduate of the Technical Faculty), Sakharia Bayandy – director of the agency "Baq Star event" (graduate of the Faculty of veterinary and animal husbandry technology), Ruslan Nurlanov - director of the theater studio "Azil alemi (graduate of the Faculty of Agronomy), Asylkhan Dastur - finalists of the contest "Kazakhstan dauysy" (graduate of the technical faculty), Kunafin Nurlan, Pshenbayev Olzhas (graduates of the Faculty of computer systems and vocational trai), Sharipov Rahat (graduate of the Faculty of Land Management) - soloists of the trio "Z" have found their place in show business.
Famous showmen of the capital were Bibayev Bakhytzhan (graduate of the Faculty of Architecture), Bekmaganbetov Daulet and Sazanbayev Rustem (graduates of the Faculty of Land Management), Amangosov Zhandarbek, Kibat Abdrasul, Aman Shyntas, Hozhamkulov Nursultan (graduates of the Faculty of Technology), Aimtorin Dastan, Burankulov Batyrkhan, Kuanyshkanov Shyngys (graduates of the Faculty of Energy), Akhmetov Adilet, Mirzakulov Alibek (graduates of the Faculty of Economics).
Почетный профессор Казахского национального аграрного университета. Карьера. 1979 г. — Кайрат Айтуганов начал работать оператором цеха перевозки Кокчетавского почтамта. 1984-1985 гг. — ассистент кафедры почвоведения Целиноградского сельхозинститута. 1987-1989 гг. — агроном, старший агроном, главный экономист совхоза Карабулакский Зерендинского р-йона Кокчетавской обл.