Today, KarIU is one of the leading universities in Kazakhstan for the training of highly qualified personnel specializing in engineering and technology, construction and business, Innovation and scientific research in the priority areas of industrial development of the Republic of Kazakhstan. In more than half a century, about 24 000 people have graduated from the university. Of these, over 14 000 have received engineering education since independence. Graduates of the university become talented engineers, scientists, successful entrepreneurs, leaders of large enterprises and organizations, state and political figures. Professors and university students are particularly proud that among the graduates of our university, First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Leader of the Nation Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev. Today in the structure of the university 3 faculty: «Metallurgy and Mechanical Engineering», «Energetics, Transport and Control Systems», «Economics and Construction». The university has created the most favorable conditions for the all-round development of young students. The university has 59 specialized laboratories. The University operates a Metallurgy Centre with 12 professional laboratories. KarIU is the only university in Kazakhstan with an industrial and experimental site with operational models of metallurgical furnaces.