With the staff of three teachers D.Umarov, U.Ahmadkhojaev, A.U.Mazunin and 26 students the department of Drawing, Painting and Labor Training had been set up in 1967. In following years the teachers of the faculty like B.P.Geza, Z.N.Umerenkova, L.A.Proshina, A.U.Mazinin, V.A.Evsukov, N.A.Rudenko, L.N.Makhina, G.H.Ahmadova, L.M.Baranova, M.Abdulloev, K.Oymatov, P.B.Rudemyotkin, R.H.Kim, K.Nodirov, A.Soliev, G.Meliev, A.Yusufov, M.Rahimqulov, M.Kenjaev, K.Abdulloev, A.Madaminov and others had contributed to training high qualified specialists.
Since 1972 the abovementioned department has begun training specialists and sending them to schools.
The year of 1980 was the most successful year for the department. It was in this year that the faculty of Drawing was set up, and the first dean was appointed Z.N.Umarenkova. The faculty developed much under her leadership. The first teachers used to go to Moscow, Leningrad, Kiev, Minsk, Vitebsk, Tashkent and Dushanbe cities to update their skills.
The Chair of Drawing and Painting was divided into two Chairs by increasing the number of the staff and students:
- The Chair of Drawing & Graphic Art
- The Chair of Drawing & Painting
Today three Chairs function in the faculty of Drawing. The faculty graduates like docents G.Juraev, A.Isoev, M.Ashurov run these Chairs. The faculty prides with two doctors of science, twenty one candidates of science-docents, 30 senior teachers, seven assistants and six support staff in the faculty. The students have access to modern facilities in the faculty. Also 21 teachers of the faculty bearing the Excellency`s of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan.
Students are trained at the faculty in the following specialties:
1-190101-03. Design (graphics).
1-030106-02.Drawing and draftsmanship. Technology.
1-150101. Drawing and draftsmanship. Technology. (magister)
The faculty is well equipped by updated facilities which provide students all nice conveniences including one Hall for Computer Graphics and Designing, 6 lecture classrooms, 12 specified classrooms, 2 seminar classrooms, 2 classrooms for keeping educational materials.