The mining engineering is the traditional and preponderant discipline of CUMT. The discipline was established in Jiaozuo Railway and Mining College in 1909. The School get the mining engineering master’s degree granting right in 1981 and doctoral degree granting in 1985. The post-doctoral research station was established in 1985. The discipline ranked the first in the three rounds of discipline evaluation by the Ministry of Education in 2006, 2009 and 2012. Mining engineering has become a distinctive and first-class discipline both at home and abroad.
In 1988, mining engineering became one of the first national key disciplines.
In 1995, mining engineering become one of the first construction disciplines in Project 211.
In 2001, mining engineering was again rated as the national key discipline.
In 2006, mining engineering was listed as the constructive discipline in “985 Innovation Platform for Key Discipline Project”.
In 2007, mining engineering was listed as the key discipline of national first-level disciplines.
In 2010, mining engineering became one of the first advantage disciplines construction projects.
In 2017, mining engineering was listed in the construction of the “world-class university” and “world-class discipline”.