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EQUIVALENCE TABLE FOR ENGLISH LANGUAGE EXAMS RECOGNIZED BY METU FOR UNDERGRADUATE AND GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

 

METU EPE

TOEFL IBT

IELTS

ACADEMIC

PTE ACADEMIC

EXPLANATIONS

95-100

119-120

9.0

87-90

-

90

110

8.5

83-86

SUNY program (BAS & GIA): Minimum score required for exemption from ENG 101

85

106

8.0

79-82

Undergraduate programs: Minimum score required for exemption from ENG 101

80

102

7.5

72-78

-

75

92

7.0

67-71

-

70

86

7.0

65

Foreign Language Education Department: Minimum score required for exemption from the Department of Basic English (Preparatory School) program (as of 2014 - 2015 admissions)

65

79

6.5

62

SUNY programs: Minimum score required for exemption from the Department of Basic English (Preparatory School) program
Minimum score required for admission to graduate programs 3

60

75

6.0

55

Undergraduate programs: Minimum score required for exemption from the Department of Basic English (Preparatory School) program

 

Scores obtained on METU EPE are rounded off as follows::

59.50=60

64.50=65

69.50=70

74.50=75

84.50=85 (excluding ENG 101 exemption)

89.50=90

 

METU EPE          : METU English Proficiency Exam

TOEFL IBT          : Test of English as a Foreign Language, Internet-based 
IELTS                  : International English Language Testing System - Academic Version (Average of four components)

PTE ACADEMIC : Pearson Test of English, Academic Version

 

1   The scores obtained from exams indicated on the equivalence table are valid for 2 years.

2   TOEFL PBT and TWE are no longer administered. The submitted valid scores are to be evaluated by the School of Foreign Languages.

3  The minimum English proficiency requirement may be raised by the concerned Graduate School / Program for graduate student admissions. Please check the announcements made by the the graduate school.