Resit Examinations


The Resit Examinations for Last-Semester Students enrolled in the Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs


Important Dates

June 19, 2017

Announcement of final grades

June 23, 2017

Announcement of Incomplete (I) grades

June 19-30, 2017

Resit examination applications for those who are in the semester of graduation in spring semester

September 27-29, 2017

Interactive Registrations and Advisor Approvals (undergraduate, graduate, and the Higher Vocational School students) (2017-2018/ Fall Semester)

September 29, 2017

Deadline for the submission of Spring Semester, summer school, and resit exam grade corrections as approved by the concerned Administrative Boards


The relevant articles in Resit Examination Directive are as follows.



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.


Those who are last-semester students by 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring Semester and enrolled in the associate and undergraduate degree programs have to make an application to take the resit exam.


Resit exams can be chosen by those who are in the graduation semester by 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring Semester among  below examples listed for last two semesters.


Example 1: registered courses for 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring and Fall Semester 

Example 2: registered courses for 2016-2017 Academic Year Spring Semester,  2016-2017  Academic Year Fall Semester on leave and 2015-2016 Academc Year Spring Semester 


Students submit the application by using their personal usercode and password through online link below. The online program automatically checks whether student has a right to take resit examination within the scope of related directive.


The applications can be monitorized simultaneously by the head of the departments/faculty members.


The resit examinations can be chosen among the courses enrolled in the last two semesters by those who are in the semester of graduation for spring semester.


The dates and places of the resit examinations will be announced by the head of the departments.


Faculty member may offer a date for resit exam until the beginning of the next semester within the scope of related directive (September 29, 2017). 


Date of Update: 10.05.2017