Chistopol branch «Vostok» of «Kazan National Research Technical University named after A.N. Tupolev – KAI» is the best creation of magnificent and famous KAI. The branch (before 1999 it used to be called faculty) «Vostok» of Kazan State Technical University was founded in Chistopol in 1987 to train engineering and technical specialists. The originator of its foundation was Doctor of Technical Sciences, professor, laureate of state prizes, the rector of Moscow Scientific Research Institute of Radiophysics Bubnov G. G. At his invitation candidates and doctors of technical sciences came to Chistopol from Moscow, Leningrad, Tomsk and Kazan.
At present more than 100 lecturers work at Chistopol branch «Vostok», 65% of them are candidates of sciences, 11% are doctors of sciences. Among the lecturers there are a lot of specialists who combine the work at the enterprises with teaching at branch «Vostok». Proficiency of academic staff provides high level of the students’ training.
Training at the branch is held on the following majors: «Instrument-making», «Computer science and computing hardware», «Economics» and «Management». Also there is a pre-university training system.