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Department of "Plant Growing and Soil Science"


The Department "Plant Growing and Soil Science" was established on the basis of the reorganization of the Department "Plant Growing, Animal Husbandry" in 2014. Training of agronomists for agriculture on the specialty 450140 "Agronomics" has been held since 1979. Since 2004, two specialties have been opened: 050801 "Agronomics" and 050808 "Soil Science and Agrochemistry". During its existence the Department was headed by great scientists in the field of agriculture, such as Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, associate professor Temreshev I.G., Gefel L.A., Nabiulin B.A., Repp Ya.Ya., Dr. sc. agr. professor Sapega V.A., Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, associate professor Tegisov D.T., Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, associate professor Syzdykova G.T., Dr. sc. agr. Professor Kostikov I.F., Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, academician professor Alenov Zh.N., doctor of biological sciences, professor Khusainov A.T.


Currently, the department is headed by  M.N. Suraganov. During its existence, the department has trained more than 3000 specialists, 200 of whom received diplomas with honors. The pride of the department and the institute are its graduates. There are more than ten thousand of them. Many of them work as heads of enterprises, higher educational institutions, farmers, zooengineers, agronomists, engineers, are employees of the Ministries of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Among them: Aytuganov K. K. - deputy akim of Karaganda region; Duiseckeev B.Z. - head of the animal welfare department of the Forestry and Hunting Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Makovskiy A.P. - Deputy, Ibraev S., Elyubayev R.M. and Uakhitov E.K. are heading akimats of the districts; Dyusenov L., Gabdullin Zh., Shalabaev M., Sagitov A. manage the departments of the regional akimats. Candidate of Agricultural Sciences, Associate Professor Begalina A.A., Baitelenova A.A. and candidate of agricultural sciences, professor Vinokurov V.A. are engaged in teaching activity.

There are also graduates who work in major scientific centers and organizations of Kazakhstan: Corporation “KazExport-Astyk”, RSE “Phytosanitaria”, Akmola regional and district territorial departments of agriculture, peasant and farming enterprises, KSRIA named after Barayev A.I. and occupy leading positions in the field of agricultural production.

 Suraganov Miras Nurbaevich

Candidate of Agricultural Sciences.
Contact tel: +7 (7162)77 14 36;
office №230, campus №5.

Suraganov Miras Nurbaevich

Head of the department


Educational programs:


  • 5В010800 – Agronomy;
  • 5В080800 - Soil Science and Agrochemistry;
  • 6М010800 – Agronomy;
  • 6М080800 - Soil Science and Agrochemistry;
  • 6D010800 – Agronomy.


Educational and scientific laboratories:
1.      Scientific Agrochemical Laboratory
2.      Laboratory "Technology of Storage of Agricultural Products"
Laboratory of Selection and Seed Growing


Teaching staff of the department:

  • Suraganov Miras Nurbaevich - Head of the Department;
  • Memeshov Sansyzbai Koyshibayuly - Associate Professor;
  • Auzhanova Maria Asylkhanovna - Senior tutor;
  • Khusainov Abilzhan Tokanovich – Professor;
  • Sagalbekov Ualikhan Malgazhdarovich – Professor;
  • Nurgaziev Rashit Esengeldievich - 
  • Alenov Zhumabay Nursentovich - Associate Professor;
  • Syzdykova Gulsum Tashkenovna - Associate Professor;
  • Sattibaeva Zeynegul Jumabekovna - Associate Professor;
  • Makhanova Saule Kordabaevna - Senior lecturer;
  • Gabdulina Aksanat Eslyamovna - Senior Lecturer;
  • Bekimova Gulzhiyan Begalievna - Senior Lecturer;
  • Syzdykova Lazzat Tokshylykovna – Lecturer;
  • Bekishova Gulden Kairbekovna – Lecturer;
  • Mukhanbet Ainur Kaiyrlykyzy - Senior Lecturer.
  • Baidalin Marden Ersainovich - 
  • Akhmetov Zhaslan Eltaevich - 

Educational-supporting staff of the department:

  • Seilova Bayan Telmanovna - laboratory assistant;
  • Samenova Guldana Dauletbekovna - laboratory assistant;

Contact tel: 8 (7162) 77-14-36
Department’s address: Kuanyshev st. 192, lecture hall №229
Presentation of the Department