The number of applicants who submitted documents to the universities and colleges in Azerbaijan decreased by 3.34 percent this year. Some 100,683 entrants submitted
documents last year, but this year the figure was 97 321 ( 88 559 – to Azerbaijani sector , 8762 – to Russian sector).
Approximately 4000 entrants will not take part in the entrance exams, as they were not able to confirm their electronic applications. The majority of those who have not confirmed applications are males who are graduates of the previous years. In general, they were unable to confirm their applications due to military service.