Naberezhnye Chelny Institute is the first branch of Kazan Federal University in the region. It was created in 1997. In April 2012 Kama State Engineering and Economics Academy joined Kazan Federal University, and the Academy was united with the Branch of Kazan University in Naberezhnye Chelny.
Today Naberezhnye Chelny Institute is the largest higher education institution of Kama region. It offers a wide range of educational programs in Engineering, IT, Materials, Design, Civil Engineering, Economics, Management, Law, and Social Sciences. The Institute is a leader in training engineers for Automotive Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Energetics.
The Institute trains more than 11,000 students and about 2,000 of them are the students of the Engineering and Economics College.
About 1,000 state-financed students entered Naberezhnye Chelny Institute in 2015.
The State License number is 0699 90L01 0000747, dated from the 23 of April, 2013.
The Certificate of State Accreditation number is 0811 90А01 0000870, dated from the 16 of August, 2013.