Military chair of TSPU named after Nizami was founded according to the decree № 14/40-19 of Cabinet of Ministry on December 18, 1991 and article № 84 on March 25, 1991 of Ministry of National Education. By 2004 it had trained teachers of pre-military and physical training. From 2005 according to the State educational standards military chair began to train only - teachers of pre-military training. By the decree № 210 of the rector of TSPU on March 31, 1991 the education process on specialty teacher of primary military training and physical training.
By the sub-decrees № 328-Y on August5, 2008 the Ministry of High and Secondary education and Ministry of Defense on the base of military chair the faculty of Physical culture and pre-military training were found.
Pre-military training of faculty is the main branch of the Republic and it has been preparing trainers and teachers on sport for academic lyceums and vocational colleges.
Since 2012-2013 pre-military department has turned into a faculty of pre-military training. Nowadays 19 subjects are taught by the chair and it is being provided with necessary literatures by the Ministry of Defense. 10 lieutenant colonel and 5 majors for officers in reserve are teaching and bringing up the students in the spirit of patriotism. The faculty is provided with academic resources and financial aid by the Ministry of Defense.