The branch was founded in 1959 by the Armenian Soviet Socialistic Republic government order.
Director - Ashot Rafik Papoyan, candidate of technical sciences and professor. University teachers' staff includes 4 doctors and professors, 45 candidats, 40 docents. Total number of students is 534 (April, 2021) Education way is daytime and distance. Graduates of the University are provided with state diplomas after completing the whole course of the studies. The University has its own Student council, student and carrier clubs.
The University is provided with following educational programs: 1. Preliminary specialty educational program (college). The duration of the course is 3 years. The graduates of the college are provided with state preliminary specialty qualification diploma with 4 specialties. 2. Engineer (bachelor degree). The duration of the course is 4 years. The graduates of the University are provided with state diploma and acquire bachelor degree as well specialty qualification. 3. Master degree. The duration of the course is 2 years. In the base of he educational program lies "Textile and light industry technology" specialty.
Taking into close consideration the social- economic situation in the country, the defined tuition fee is considerably less as compared to the Yerevan Universities. With all the above mentioned, reduction in tuition fee are defined for the students of the University making a stress upon the progress in the course of the education and social situation.
For outstanding students namely scholarships are defined by group of Diaspora organizations..
2 departments function in the branch: I and II years of the study is devoted to the general education, and the III, IV years to specialty education.
The graduates of the University acquire 7 specialties, the 3 of which are provided with 3 specialty diplomas. The graduates of the University successfully find their places in different spheres of RA economy as well as in the countries of CIS and other countries. "University- industry" centre of co-operation and academy licensed by "Cisco Systems Inc." functions in the University. The University is provided with a rich library, furnished laboratories and computer science study rooms with an access to the Internet.
University students acquire a military service delay in the course of the study.