Today, 171 professional colleges and academic lyceums of the country have entrance tests.
Most of the institutions from this list are located in Tashkent - 26, Samarkand, and Farghona - 17, as well as Karakalpakstan - 15. This is mainly those institutions, focused on the training of specialists for healthcare, education, law, and transport sectors.
Testing is conducted by the State Testing Center.
This year, 1,385 out of 1,556 colleges and lyceums, in accordance with the admission rules, accepted students without exams.
Experts stressed that all graduates of secondary schools of the 2015-2016 academic year, regardless of the test results would get secondary special, professional education.