The first Fiber processing department was established in 1994 as part of the Faculty of Agricultural Mechanization.
On September 1, 1995, the Faculty of Agricultural Processing was established and the Department of Fiber Processing was incorporated into that faculty.
The first cotton processing department was renamed the Department of Natural Fiber spinning between 2006 and 2010.
From 2010 to the present it functions as the Department of handling Cotton. The department currently conducts 14 courses in the field of specialization of department.
Teachers of the department train high qualified specialists in the processing of cotton raw materials grown in our country at the cotton-cleaning enterprises, which are equipped with the equipment of the world's leading companies.
In order to integrate the theoretical knowledge of the students with production, experienced teachers of the department conduct practical classes in the laboratory, which determines all the indicators of cotton fiber in the Ahalcotton Production Association of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment protection.