Extramural education is a form of obtaining higher and secondary special education without separation from the workplace. It differs from the form of full-time education in that students (pupils) study independently. Extramural education as a form of obtaining information in a specific field was introduced at the end of the 19th century in Germany, the USA, Great Britain and other countries, and they were initially focused on obtaining technical, military and pedagogical information in the form of "Extramural", as well as learning literacy. In the 20s of the 20th century. In 2010, Extramural education courses, later departments, and their current forms appeared in higher education institutions.
Extramural education in Uzbekistan was established in 1938. In the same year, a correspondence department was established at the University of Central Asia. Currently, Extramural education is carried out in special centers, departments and faculties established in special secondary and higher educational institutions. In it, the main part of education (60-70%) is based on the independent learning of students (pupils), who listen to lectures on academic subjects twice a year in the form of traditional education and pass exams by semesters.
The purpose of the curriculum: according to the regulation of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated November 21, 2017, No. 930 "On the procedure for organizing part-time (special part-time) education in a higher educational institution" curriculum is established. Currently, there are 12 faculties such as:
After mastering 4-year educational programs, students will get a diploma, and graduates can continue working in state and economic management spheres, private business sectors. They can also continue their studies at the master's degree in national and foreign HEIs. They get bachelor's degree by studying in the credit Moodle system which is same as foreign universities, and this diploma is valid in abroad.
Entrance exams for the field of "Extramural education" are conducted in the form of a test of
depending on the appropriate field of study.
Applicants with an IELTS score of at least 5.5 are exempted from the English language entrance exam and the maximum score for this subject is set.
Also, after entering the university, students of " Extramural education " will be able to choose the language of education (Russian or Uzbek). There are also 2+2 and 1+3 programs for external education