D.Serikbayev East Kazakhstan State Technical University was awarded 3 stars by the QS in the framework of the international rating system "QS Stars" according to the results of audit and verification on  December of  2016 year.

An independent audit declared our University "star" by quality training, employment and innovation.

There are only 58 universities in the world those have 3-stars of  QS Stars, including 3 British Universities, 3 Australian Universities, 2 Turkish universities, 6 Russian universities.

QS Stars is a system of indicators of the company QS Quacquarelli Symonds for determination of rating performance of educational and research activities of universities, which underlies the international rating of QS Stars University Ratings. This rating allows you to get the most comprehensive evaluation of educational institutions: employability of graduates, quality of education and research to the equipment of the University sports facilities and social infrastructure.

The QS Stars audit evaluates the universities according to 50 different indicators in eighty categories. In each category the University is awarded from 1 to 5 stars, and the total number of points awarded for an overall rating.

Evaluation of D. Serikbayev EKSTU on individual criteria is following: education — 5, employment of graduates — 5, innovativeness — 5, infrastructure — 2, CSR — 1, research — 1, science — 1.

To this day among Kazakhstan universities only 1 University has  3-stars of QS - Kazakh State women's pedagogical University, 4 universities have two stars of QS Stars: Innovative University of Eurasia, Karaganda Economic University of Kazpotrebsoyuz, E. A. Buketov Karaganda State University and Ilyas Zhansugurov Zhetysu State University.

The "Star" success of D. Serikbaev EKSTU according to the results of the analysis of educational and research activities to determine the ratings "QS Stars"  is the independent evaluation and international recognition of high professionalism of the teaching staff of the University, high demand for graduates and the desire of the University to its dynamic development. The audit "QS Stars" showed the potential growth for further development, and now EKSTU has new challenges and goals for entering in the list of world ranking of universities QS World University Rankings® for the next three years.