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Application Requirements

 

The Examination for Foreign Students for Higher Education Programs in Turkey (YÖS) has not been conducted by Assessment, Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) since 2011. From this date, this exam is institutionally conducted by some Universities in Turkey and used to apply undergraduate programs. However, YÖS is not conducted and accepted by Orta Doğu Teknik Üniversitesi. The acceptable exams for undergraduate programs in ODTÜ are listed below. A passing score from any one of these exams is sufficient. However, if you have more than one exam result, it is possible to submit all of them while you are making your application. Exam results such as SAT are valid for two years. Documents holding the status of a high-school diploma are valid with any date.


For detailed information on ODTÜ-Northern Cyprus Campus, please visit http://ncc.metu.edu.tr/


*Application criteria listed below are valid only for 2017-2018 Academic Year.



 

 APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

 

 

ANKARA CAMPUS

NORTHERN CYPRUS CAMPUS

Student Selection and Placement Examination (ÖSYS)

Having obtained scores that would be sufficient for placement to the program applied for in the ÖSYS of the previous year.

Having obtained scores that would be sufficient for placement to the program applied for in the ÖSYS of the previous year.

SAT Reasoning Test

SAT code for METU: 6383

A minimum total  score of 1200 out of 1600 in "Math" and "Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (Critical Reading in older version)" , with a minimum "Math" score of 680 out of 800 for the Faculties of Engineering, Architecture and the scientific programs of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.


A minimum total SAT1 score of 1000 out of 1600 in "Math" and Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (Critical Reading in older version) exams, with a minimum "Math" score of 600 out of 800 for Engineering, Economics and Business Administration programs.

International AS and A Levels Qualifications

 

A minimum of AAB in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

AS-level (Advanced Subsidiary Level) may be considered in lieu of a nonessential A-level with relevant tariff points.

 

Note: AS-Level subjects must be different from the A-Level subjects.

A minimum of BBC in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

AS-level (Advanced Subsidiary Level) may be considered in lieu of a nonessential A-level with relevant tariff points.

 

Note:  AS-Level subjects must be different from the A-Level subjects.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

 

A diploma of International Baccalaureate with a minimum total score of 33.

A diploma of International Baccalaureate with a minimum total score of 28.

International Science Olympiads

A gold, silver or bronze medal in the International Science Olympiads recognized and participated by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey). 

 (IOI) The International Olympiad in Informatics

 (IBO) The International Biology Olympiad

 (IPhO) The International Physics Olympiad

 (IChO) The International Chemistry Olympiad

 (IMO) The International Mathematical Olympiad

 (JBMO) Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad

 (BMO) Balkan Mathematical Olympiad

 (BOI) Balkan Olympiad in Informatics

 

A gold, silver or bronze medal in the International Science Olympiads recognized and participated by TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey). 

(IOI) The International Olympiad in Informatics

 (IBO) The International Biology Olympiad

 (IPhO) The International Physics Olympiad

 (IChO) The International Chemistry Olympiad

 (IMO) The International Mathematical Olympiad

 (JBMO) Junior Balkan Mathematical Olympiad

 (BMO) Balkan Mathematical Olympiad

 (BOI) Balkan Olympiad in Informatics

 

BTEC (Business and Technology Education Council) QCF (Qualification Credit Framework) Diploma

A minimum of DDD grades from the subjects related to the program applied for.

A minimum of DMM grades for the BTEC Extended Diploma and D*D* grades for BTEC Diploma from the subjects related to the program applied for.

Advanced Placement Test (AP)

A minimum score of 14 (5, 5, 4) in three, Advanced Placement subjects, 2 of which are relevant to the program applied for. 

 A minimum score of 12 (4, 4, 4,) in three Advanced Placement subjects, 2 of which are relevant to the program applied for. 

 Albania

General Secondary Education Certificate (Matura) with a minimum score of 8 out of 10.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Matura) with a minimum score of 7 out of 10.

Algeria

Baccalaureate of Secondary Education in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 13 out of 20 for the Humanities stream and 16 out of 20 for other streams.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) with an average grade of 70% in three relevant subjects for the Enginering, Science and Architecture Programs and an average grade of 60% in three  relevant subjects for other programs.

Angola

A minimum average of 16 out of 20 in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Habilitacao Literarias) with at least 16 out of 20 in subjects relevant to the program applied for.

A minimum average of 13 out of 20 in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Habilitacao Literarias) with at least 13 out of 20 in subjects relevant to the program applied for.

Azerbaijan


A minimum score of 650 out of 700 in the university entrance examination of Azerbaijan (TQDK) in the area of specialization related to the program applied for.

A minimum score of 500 out of 700 in the university entrance examination of Azerbaijan (TQDK) in the area of specialization related to the program applied for.

Bahrain

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Bangladesh

A minimum graduation score of 90 % in 12 grade high school diploma (Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate) in the stream related to the program applied for.

A minimum graduation score of 70 % in 12 grade high school diploma (Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate) in the stream related to the program applied for.

Cameroon

Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 14 out of 20, or at least three Advanced Level passes in the Cameroon General Certificate of Education Advanced Level with a minimum grade of B in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.

Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 12 out of 20, or at least three Advanced Level passes in the Cameroon General Certificate of Education Advanced Level with a minimum grade of C in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.

China

A minimum University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) score of 550 out of 750 in the stream related to the program applied for, or a minimum score of 85 % in the 12 grade Senior Secondary School Certificate.

A minimum University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) score of 500 out of 750 in the stream related to the program applied for, or a minimum score of 75 % in the 12 grade Senior Secondary School Certificate.

Egypt

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 90 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

France

French Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 14 out of 20 in the stream related to the program applied for.

French Baccalaureate with a minimum score of 12 out of 20 in the stream related to the program applied for.

Gambia

A maximum total score of 15 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

A maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

Germany

A maximum overall grade of 2 in the ABITUR exam.

A maximum overall grade of 3 in the ABITUR exam, and a minimum score of 8 out of 15 in the subjects related to the program applied for.

Ghana

A maximum total score of 15 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

A maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

Greece

A minimum average of 16 out of 20 in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Apolytirion of Lykeo).

A minimum average of 14 out of 20 in the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Apolytirion of Lykeo).

India

A minimum graduation score of 75 % in the stream related to the program applied for, in the following 12 grade high school diplomas: Higher Secondary School Certificates - Indian School Certificate (ISC) / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate / Pre-University course - awarded on completion of Standard XII.

A minimum graduation score of 60 % in the stream related to the program applied for, in the following 12 grade high school diplomas: Higher Secondary School Certificates - Indian School Certificate (ISC) / Intermediate Certificate / Higher School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate / Pre-University course - awarded on completion of Standard XII.

Indonesia

A minimum score of 53 out of 60 in the Ujian Nasional (UN) Examination.

A minimum score of 40 out of 60 in the Ujian Nasional (UN) Examination.

Iran

A minimum average score of 18 out of 20 in the General Secondary Education Examination (Dabiristan-4 year secondary) OR a minimum average score of 18 out of 20 in the General Secondary Education Examination (Dabiristan-3 year secondary) and in the Pre-university Education (Pishdaneshgahi).

A minimum average score of 14 out of 20 in the General Secondary Education Examination (Dabiristan-4 year secondary) OR a minimum average score of 14 out of 20 in the General Secondary Education Examination (Dabiristan-3 year secondary) and in the Pre-university Education (Pishdaneshgahi).

Iraq

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Ivory Coast

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalauréat Général) in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 320 for the General Sciences and Life Sciences streams, and 280 for other streams out of 400.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalauréat Général) in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 280 for the General Sciences and Life Sciences streams, and 240 for other streams out of 400.

Jordan

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 90 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Kazakhstan

A minimum total score of 90 out of 100 in four subjects (excluding the score of the additional Russian or Kazakh language as different from the high school medium of instruction) in the Unified National Testing (ENT) taken before June 2017 , or A minimum total score of 120 out of 140 in five subjects including 2 optional subjects relevant to the program applied for in the Unified National Testing (ENT) taken in or after June 2017.

A minimum total score of 70 out of 100 in four subjects (excluding the score of the additional Russian or Kazakh language as different from the high school medium of instruction) in the Unified National Testing (ENT) taken before June 2017, or A minimum total score of 85 out of 140 in five subjects including 2 optional subjects relevant to the program applied for in the Unified National Testing (ENT) taken in or after June 2017.

 

 

Kenya

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum average grade of "B+", and at least 44 points earned in four subjects related to the program applied for.

 

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) with a minimum average grade of "B-", and at least 36 points earned in four subjects related to the program applied for.

Kuwait

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 85 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Kyrgyzstan

A minimum score of 205 out of 250 in the National University Entrance Examination (ORT).

A minimum score of 160 out of 250 in the National University Entrance Examination (ORT).

Lebanon

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 16 out of 20 for the General Sciences and Life Sciences streams, and 13 out of 20 for other streams.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) with an average grade of 70% in three relevant subjects for the Enginering, Science and Architecture Programs and  an average grade of 60% in three relevant subjects for other programs.

Liberia

A maximum total score of 15 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

A maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

Libya

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Macedonia

General Secondary Education Certificate (Matura) with a minimum grade of 4 out of 5.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Matura) with a minimum grade of 3 out of 5.

Malaysia

Minimum grades of A-B-B in three subjects, two of which being relevant to the program applied for in the “Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Examination”.

Minimum grades of BBC in three subjects, two of which being relevant to the program applied for in the “Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM) Examination”.

Mongolia

A minimum score of at least 660 out of 800 in the National University Entrance Examination in each of the four areas related to the program applied for.

A minimum score of at least 600 out of 800 in the National University Entrance Examination in each of the four areas related to the program applied for.

Morocco

Baccalaureate of Secondary Education in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 13 out of 20 for the Arts and Humanities stream and 16 out of 20 for other streams.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) with an average grade of 70% in three  relevant subjects for the Enginering, Science and Architecture Programs and  an average grade of 60% in three  relevant subjects for other programs.

Nijeria

A maximum total score of 15 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE) or a maximum total score of 11 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (NECO - SSCE).

A maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE) or a maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (NECO - SSCE).

 

Oman

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 90 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Pakistan

A minimum graduation score of 90 % in 12 grade high school diploma (Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate) in the stream related to the program applied for.

A minimum graduation score of 70 % in 12 grade high school diploma (Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate) in the stream related to the program applied for.

Palestine

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 85 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Qatar

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Russia

A minimum average of 70% in the Unified State Examination (EGE) in three subjects with at least two subjects relevant to the program applied for, including advanced math subject for the Faculties of Engineering, Architecture and the scientific programs of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.

A minimum average of 60% in the Unified State Examination (EGE) in three subjects with at least two subjects relevant to the program applied for including advanced math subject for the Engineering, Economics, Business Administration and Architecture programs.

Rwanda

At least three Advanced Level principal passes in the Rwanda Advanced General Secondary Certificate Examination   with a minimum grade of A in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.

At least three Advanced Level principal passes in the Rwanda Advanced General Secondary Certificate Examination with a minimum grade of B in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.

Saudi Arabia

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for, and a minimum of 90 % from the "Qudurat" Test.

A minimum of 70 % from the "Qudurat" Test.

Senegal

Diplome du Baccalaureat 16/20 (80%) in the stream related to the program applied for.

  1. Diplome du Baccalaureat 12/20 (60%) in the stream related to the program applied for.

Sierra Leone

A maximum total score of 15 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

A maximum total score of 21 in five subjects, three of which related to the program applied for, in the Senior School Certificate Examination (WAEC - SSCE).

South Korea

A minimum average of 75% in College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) [Suneung] including at least one relevant subject in type B.

A minimum average of 65% in College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) [Suneung] including at least one relevant subject in type B.

Sri Lanka

At least three subjects relevant to the program applied for in the Sri Lanka GCE-AL (Sri Lanka G.C.E  Advanced Level Examination) with minimum grades A-B-B.

At least three subjects relevant to the program applied for in the Sri Lanka GCE Advanced Level Examination with minimum grades BBC.

Syria

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 70 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Tanzania

A “Division One” pass (pass in General Studies and pass with not more than 9 points in three subjects taken at the principal level) in the stream related to the program applied for in the Tanzanian Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE).

 A "Division Two" pass (pass in General Studies, not less than two principal passes, and not more than 12 points in three subjects taken at the principal level) in the stream related to the program applied for in the Tanzanian Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education (ACSE).

Tunisia

Baccalaureate of Secondary Education in the stream related to the program applied for, with a minimum score of 13 out of 20 for the Literature stream and 16 out of 20 for other streams.

General Secondary Education Certificate (Baccalaureate) with an average grade of 70% in three relevant subjects for the Engineering, Science and Architecture Programs and  an average grade of 60% in three relevant subjects for other programs.

Uganda

At least three Advanced Level principal passes in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (UACE) with a minimum grade of B in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.  

At least three Advanced Level principal passes in the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education Examination (UACE) with a minimum grade of C in two subjects relevant to the program applied for.

Ukraine

A minimum average grade of 180 out of 200 in at least two subjects relevant to the program applied for, in the Ukrainian “External Independent Test (OZN)”.

A minimum average grade of 165 out of 200 in at least two subjects relevant to the program applied for, in the Ukrainian "External Independent Test (OZN)".

United Arab Emirates

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)

A minimum of AAB in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

AS-level (Advanced Subsidiary Level) may be considered in lieu of a nonessential A-level with relevant tariff points.

 

Note: AS-Level subjects must be different from the A-Level subjects.

A minimum of BBC in 3 A Levels, two of which shall be relevant to the program applied for.

AS-level (Advanced Subsidiary Level) may be considered in lieu of a nonessential A-level with relevant tariff points.

 

Note:  AS-Level subjects must be different from the A-Level subjects.

Yemen

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 95 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

General Secondary Education Certificate with a minimum exam score of 80 % in the stream related to the program applied for.

Zambia

Applicants who passed Secondary School Certificate Exam (SCE) and obtained at least 3 points and above (B, Merit) in 3 subjects related to the program applied for.

  1. Applicants who passed Secondary School Certificate Exam (SCE) and obtained at least 4 points and above (B, Merit) in 3 subjects related to the program applied for.

Zimbabwe

A minimum of one "A" and two "B" grades from three ZIMSEC A-Levels in the subjects related to the program applied for.

A minimum of one "B" and two "C" grades from three ZIMSEC A-Levels in the subjects related to the program applied for.