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7 applications were accepted for participation in the competition for internal grant funding of research works of young scientists of NCJSC "KATU named after S. Seifullin", 2 applications were accepted in the priority direction "Sustainable development of agriculture and safety of agricultural products"; "Energy and Mechanical engineering"-2 applications; "Life and Health Science" - 1 application; "Rational use of water resources, animal and plant life, ecology" - 1 application; "Information, communication and space technologies" - 1 application.

According to the results of the competition, the Expert Commission (order No. 38-N of 22.01.2021) rejected 6 applications on formal grounds and 1 project "Development of biotechnology for the production of domestic Biofungicidatrichodermin-KZ for the protection of agricultural crops from diseases" (project manager – Erpasheva D. M.) in the priority area "Science of Life and Health" was approved for funding (Minutes of the meeting of the Expert Commission No. 1 of April 14, 2021).

Congratulations to the winner and wish you futher success!


«According to the international information and analytical platform Web of Science S.Seifullin KATU won the independent award "Leader of Science - Web of Science Awards” in the “Leader in the number of publications in the Q1 and Q2 journals of the Web of Science Core Collection for the last 3 years" nomination among the agrarian universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan»

We congratulate the S.Seifullin KATU team and wish further success!


According to the order of the Chairman of the Committee for Quality Assurance in the Sphere of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated June 4, 2020 No. 215 "On amendments to the order of the Chairman of the Committee for Quality Assurance in the Sphere of Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 1082 from July 16, 2012 "On approval of the List of scientific publications recommended by the Committee for Control in Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the publication of the main results of scientific activities" scientific journal "Journal of the S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University" (hereinafter - the Journal) is included in the list of publications recommended by the Committee for Quality Assurance in Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan on technical sciences.

The journal publishes original articles of an applied and fundamental nature, reflecting the results of scientific research in various fields of agricultural, biological, chemical, technical, economic sciences, natural, social and humanitarian sciences.

The purpose of a scientific publication is to publish original scientific articles that meet modern requirements of theory and best practice. The journal serves as a platform for communication between Kazakhstan and foreign scientists, highly professional specialists and novice researchers on topical issues of agricultural science and production.

More information is available on the journal's website


Starting from the first issue of 2019, the "KATU Science Herald" has been indexed by the international organization CAB International

CAB International is an international organization consisting of 28 countries - members of the British Commonwealth, now it includes 40 countries. Indexation of our journal gives us an opportunity to disseminate our scientific results, and to apply scientific knowledge in developing countries to ensure their sustainable development. The CAB Abstracts database indexes literature published in more than 50 languages in more than 150 countries. This is one of the ways our journal has entered the international scientific-and-educational space.


S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University for the first time became the administrator of 4 programs for result-oriented budgeting of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020:

  1. «Transfer and adaptation of technologies for precision agriculture in crop production according to the "demonstration farms" (polygons) principle in the North Kazakhstan region»;
  2. «Transfer and adaptation of innovative technologies for optimization of production processes in dairy farms of Northern Kazakhstan»;
  3. «Scientific and technological support of processing enterprises of the agro-industrial complex in order to increase their efficiency and competitiveness»;
  4. «Mycorrhizal macromycetes of the main forest-forming species of Central and North Eastern Kazakhstan and their use for artificial mycorrhization of forest tree seedlings».

In addition, the administrator 1 of the result-oriented budgeting of the Ministry of  Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020.:

  1. «Application of the molecular genetics achievements to create new highly productive breeding lines of common wheat, barley and chickpea, adapted to the climatic conditions of Northern and Central Kazakhstan».

The total amount of funding for result-oriented budgeting for 2018 amounted to 628,169,900 tenge.


In 2018, the faculty of the university published 119 articles in journals included in the Web of Science and Scopus database.

In the same year, the university was awarded for the growth of publications in the cited editions included in the Scopus database, at the First Scientific Forum "Award Ceremony and Science Forum" held on November 13 in Astana.


Achievements of teaching staff in scientific-research activities

According to the results of the year 2016, the best article is the article published in the Thomson Reuters database in the scientific journal Frontiers in Plant Science with impact factor - 4,495. The authors of this article are Shavrukov Y., Zhumalin A., Serikbay D., Botayeva M.,  Otemisova A., Absattarova A., Sereda G., Sereda S., Shvidchenko V., Turbekova A., Jatayev S., Lopato S., Soole K., Langridge P. «Expression Level of the DREB2-Type Gene, Identified with Amplifluor SNP Markers, Correlates with Performance, and Tolerance to Dehydration in Bread Wheat Cultivars from Northern Kazakhstan».

 In 2016, according to the “Regulations on the system of material encouragement of teaching staff, departments and faculties" the dean of the technical faculty, Ph.D. Sayakhat Nukeshev was recognized as a winner in the nomination "Efficient scientist”.

According to the results of research activities Agronomy Faculty has been recognized as “the Best Faculty" for the collective achievements and the Department of Agriculture and crop production has won in the nomination “Best Department”.

In the framework of the competition for the awards in the field of science and state scientific scholarship the doctor of biological sciences Balgabay Maykanov  and the doctor of technical sciences Vladimir Gruzin have been awarded with the state scientific scholarship as well as  Dulat Ibraev has been awarded with the the prize for young scientists in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan №675 "On awarding nominal prizes in the field of science and the state scientific scholarships in 2016" dated November 28, 2016.


The next meeting of Scientific and Technical Council

On June 24-25, 2014 the next meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council (STC) of "The S. Seifullin Kazakh Agro technical University" JSC took place.
Members of STC, including representatives of the Republican center for breeding in animal husbandry, Kazakhstan Scientific and Technological Center of Development of Housing and Communal Services Ltd, the international commission on environmental protection took part in the work of STC, the teaching staff of the University and other organizations.
During the work of Scientific and Technical Council the reports of faculties deans who submitted programs of research activity development of the chairs for 2013-2015 and activities for performance of indicators of realization of activities of the Program of development of S. Seifullin KATU for the first half of the year 2014 were heard.
The chairmen of the commissions on updating of scientific themes of master's and doctor's dissertation theses reported on STC results of the carried-out work in this way themes in a section of specialties of a magistracy and doctoral studies.
The report of the curator of RSW on research work of students of university in 2013-2014 academic year has been heard.

The company "Elsevier "on the basis of the S. Seifullin Kazakh agro technical university held an author's seminar "Art of Writing of Scientific works"
The Department of science and innovative activity together with Scientific library on March 4, 2014 on the basis of the S. Seifullin Kazakh agro technical university organized an author's seminar "Art of Writing of Scientific works" of the Elsevier company."Elsevier" is the world's largest publishing house proposing products and innovative solutions in the field of science, educations and medicine.
Working in the partnership with hundreds of world scientific and medical communities and associations, "Elsevier" issues more than 2500 magazines, including such the world famous as The Lancet and Cell, and also about 20000 books and a reference media from such publishers as Mosby and Saunders which are a part of "Elsevier".
For Kazakhstan and the CIS countries "Elsevier" offers not only global but also local products and decisions which it is possible to study on the affiliated Russian-speaking sites: Science & Technology and Health Sciences.
Doctoral candidates, undergraduates, teaching staff and also representatives of other scientific and educational institutions took part in the work of the seminar.
Upon termination of the seminar to listeners certificates were handed.

2018 year

Republican scientific research conference «Student and Science: vision of the future»
Visit of the delegation from the Harbin Veterinary Research Institute to the S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University
KATU expands the horizons of cooperation with the People's Republic of China
Visit of the delegation from Potato company Xisen (China) to KATU