Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University is the largest agrarian Higher Educational Institution of Central and North Kazakhstan, the first Higher Educational Institution of Astana. The establishment of a new educational institution was the answer to challenge of time, the period of developing virgin and long-fallow lands in North Kazakhstan when agricultural experts were necessary for the country. For expansion of training of experts for agricultural production for the northern and central regions of Kazakhstan Akmola Agricultural Institute that included agronomic, mechanization of agriculture and land management departments, was organized by the Decree of Council of Ministers of the USSR on October 3, 1957 and by the order of the Ministry of Agriculture of the USSR on October 9, 1957. Today KATU is the diversified university having its established scientific schools thanks to which the basis of the present faculty is created. Now 44 chairs work at the university. At eight departments over ten thousand students on 37 specialties of a Bachelor degree, 31 specialties of a Master degree and 14 specialties of Doctoral studies of PhD get trained. Preparation of polylingual shots on 8 specialties of a bachelor degree, 31 specialties of a Master degree and 9 specialties of Doctoral studies is started. Educational process is carried out by 889 teachers, 83 of them are Doctors of sciences and 376 are Candidates of sciences, 18 are Doctors of Philosophy. Academic degree holders rate of the university faculty makes 53%. For more than half a century over 60 thousand highly qualified specialists have been prepared for various branches of agro-industrial complex of the country that made and continue making a worthy contribution to the development of economy of the country by their selfless work. The university is rightfully proud of its graduates, among them there are executives of Presidential Administration and Office of the Prime minister, deputies of the Senate and Majilis of Parliament of RK, ambassadors, prominent scientists, candidates and doctors of sciences, Akims of oblasts, cities and regions, heads of the large enterprises and agroformations, experts in various spheres of national economy.