1. Science and technology in mining and processing
1 Exploration and extraction of petroleum  and gas
2 Oil deep refining and oil chemistry
3 Chemistry and physics of polymers
4 Chemical technology of inorganic substances, silicate materials and metallurgy

2. Current problems of development of technologies and techniques  

  1. Prospects for the development of agriculture complex and food industry
  2. Modern technology and equipment in light and textile industry
  3. Mechanics, mechanical engineering, transport and logistics
  4. “Green” building, technology and materials

3. Computer Sciences and Information Technologies 
1 Theoretical and applied research in physical and mathematical sciences
2 Software Development (Software Engineering)
3 IT- technologies  and  production automation
4 GIS –technologies

4. Ecology and nature management
1 Water resources and their rational use
2 Improving the soil fertility in the Central Asia and Kazakhstan
3 Global and regional environmental protection issues
4 Tourism industry and development of geoparks
5. Renewable energy and energy saving technologies
1 Modern technology in solar industry
2 Innovative directions in wind power industry
3 Perspectives of biogas technology development
4 Life issues and tendencies of development in hydropower industry
5 Green Design and energy saving architecture
6. Present state and prospects of nano- and biomaterials development
1 Applied nanotechnology and nanodevices
2 Modern direction in the sphere of nanomaterials and nanocomposites processing
3 Achievements in the sphere of biotechnology and biomaterials

7. Intellectual potential
1 Globalization of education system as a factor of development of intellectual potential
2 Improvement of education quality management
3 Methods of education and professional training of the modern specialist