Over 543,110 people submitted applications to the higher educational institutions, according to the State Center for testing under the Cabinet of Ministers.
On 20 July, universities in Uzbekistan wrapped up work on accepting documents from entrants. According to the center, as of 00:30 of 21 July 2014, Uzbek universities accepted documents from 543,115 entrants, which is record number for last 23 years. The competition makes up 9.36 persons per place.
Termez State University (27,550 applications and competition – 16.3 persons per place), Jizzakh State Pedagogic Institute (22,059 and 13.45) and Andijan State University (20,803 and 14.81) were the most popular educational institutions among entrants this year.
This year, the Uzbek universities will accept 56,907 people to Bachelor degree courses, including 19,120 – on state grants and 37,787 people – on payment-contract base.
The university entry exams will take place in Uzbekistan on 1 August.