Resit Examinations for the Associate and Undergraduate Degree Students Who are in Their Graduation Semester


Important Dates:

January 29, 2018

Announcement of final grades

February 4,  2018

Announcement of Incomplete (I) grades

January 29 - February 6, 2018

The resit exam applications for those who are in their graduation semester

February 7 - 9, 2018

Interactive Registrations and Advisor Approvals 

(2017-2018/Spring Semester)

February 26, 2018

Deadline for the submission of Fall Semester resit exam and grade corrections as approved by the concerned Administrative Boards


The related rules and regulations are as follow:

ARTICLE 2- (1) This directive incorporates the provisions concerning the resit examinations given to last-semester students enrolled in the associate and undergraduate degree programs at Middle East Technical University.

(2) A student counts as a last-semester student if s/he passes all the courses s/he has taken in the semester s/he is registered, if s/he passes all courses located in departmental curriculum and meets all the conditions necessary to receive an associate/undergraduate diploma.


Provisions concerning resit exams

ARTICLE 3- (1) Last-semester students whose end of semester letter grades are (FF) or ( FD) for maximum two credit courses which are added to the GPA in the last two semesters and/or (U) for maximum one non-credit course, or last-semester students whose cumulative GPAs are below 2.00 although they have not received (FF) or (FD) letter grades are given the right to take a resit exam in their last semester for maximum two courses for which they received (DD), (DC) or (CC) that semester to be used until the interactive registrations for the subsequent semester.    

(2) Resit exams are administered for courses with final exams.    

(3) Resit exams are not administered in courses where the end of semester letter grades evaluations are based on student work done throughout the semester (e.g. design and studio courses, courses with laboratory work, practical training, term projects, thesis work and courses related to thesis). Courses within this context are specified by the concerned department/graduate school department. The Registrar’s Office is informed of such courses and announces them.    

(4) Students who have taken the final examination and received an FF, FD, or U grade for, or who have the right to take the final examination but did not take it can take the resit examination.

(5) Resit exams are not administered for the letter grade NA. Provisions concerning course attendance, the effect of course attendance on the end-of-semester letter grade, eligibility for the final exam and the provisions concerning the letter grade NA are announced to students both verbally and in writing (in the course syllabus, on METU-online, etc.) by the course instructors at the beginning of classes in the relevant semester.

(6)  Make-up examinations are not given to students who did not take the resit examinations.


The associate and undergraduate degree students who are in their final semesters for graduation in 2017-2018 Academic Year Fall Semester need make an application to sit for the resit examinations.


For the students who are in the graduation list of 2017-2018 Academic Year Fall Semester, resit exams can be chosen among courses taken during the last two semesters, as exampled below.

Example 1: 2017-2018 Fall Semester registered/ 2016-2017 Spring Semester registered courses

Example 2: 2017-2018 Fall Semester registered / 2016-2017 Spring Semester on leave/ 2016-2017 Fall Semester registered courses

Those students will make their application through the following program by entering the program with their username and password. Program will check the student’s status to take the exam depending on the related directive.

Applications for resit exams will be monitored simultaneously through the following program by the department chairs/lecturers.

The exam schedule (date, time, place) will be announced by the related department chairs. 

According to the related directive, date of the resit examinations can be scheduled until the beginning of next semester by the lecturer (February 26, 2018).