The educational portal of S. Toraighyrov PSU has improved its position in Webometrics Ranking of World Universities (Webometrics) among higher education institutions of Kazakhstan.

As of February 12, 2014, ranks 3rd among universities of Kazakhstan. Compared to the ranking of July 2013, we went 3 positions up.

The Webometrics ranking aims to measure the main aspects of the activity of universities' websites against a large number of universities around the world.

One of the main ideas of the Webometrics ranking is promoting the exchange of information between scientists all over the world through publication of research results on university websites. Analysis of the results for individual indicators provides a significant component in the overall picture of the intellectual development of the regions. This is especially important nowadays, when the exchange of scientific information between regions is of primary importance.

According to the Acting Director of the Education Informatization Center of S. Toraighyrov PSU Pavel Shelomentsev, the third position in this ranking is a common achievement of PSU team and the result of systemic and successful work of the University teaching staff in positioning in the global scientific and educational space. ‘High position of our website is the result of the policy of encouraging new technologies and availability of resources for their development. The ranking indicators measure the volume, availability and popularity of web pages of the portal’, said Pavel Shelomentsev.