2020_Criteria

Application Calendar
Application Period of International Student Exam: 08-23 June, 2020
 (until Turkish Time Zone 17:00) 
Application Period of  Preferences for International Students: 29 June - 17 July 2020 (until Turkish Time Zone 23:59) 
Competency Exam Dates:
Applicants to have the exam will be informed via e-mail.
04-06 August 2020
 
Application Criteria
a) All applications will be accepted and evaluated on condition that the applicants have either graduated or are in the final year of secondary education (high school, senior high school, lycee, gymnasia, middle school, college, vocational school etc.)   and who
1.  have foreign nationality,
2. have Turkish citizenship by birth but have expatriated themselves from Turkish citizenship with the permission of the Ministry of Interior, and their underage children registered on these people’s citizenship expatriation document, providing evidence of ownership of the Document Concerning the Use of Given Rights in accordance with Turkish Citizenship Law (Turkish Citizenship Law with number 5901, clause 7 comprises the following statement: “(1) Child born from a Turkish citizen mother or father in a conjugal union inside or outside of Turkey is a Turkish citizen.” It should be beneficial for candidates who will apply to abroad acceptance quota to examine the Turkish Citizenship Law)
3. gain citizenship of Turkish Republic later from a foreign citizenship / hold double citizenship in this case,
4. a) hold Turkish citizenship and who were before 01/02/2013 contunuing secondary education and completed the last three years of the education in a foreign country other than the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (including the applicants who  completed their secondary education in Turkish schools opened  by the Ministry of National Education in a foreign country),
  b) hold Turkish citizenship and who were after 01/02/2013 contunuing secondary education and completed the entire of the education in a foreign country other than the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (including the applicants who  completed their secondary education in Turkish schools opened  by the Ministry of National Education in a foreign country),
5. hold Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship, reside in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and completed their secondary education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus having GCE AL examination results and enrolled and had their secondary education at colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 having GCE AL examination results or will possibly have one of these results.
b) Applications for the following individuals will not be accepted. The applicants who;
1. hold Turkish Citizenship and completed all of the secondary education in Turkey or Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus,
2. hold Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (except the ones who completed their secondary education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus secondary schools having GCE AL examination results and the ones who enrolled and had education at college and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 having GCE AL scores or will possibly have one of these results),
3. hold double citizenships, first of which is Turkish citizenship with birth which is defined at the article a act 2 (except the ones who fulfil the conditions in the article a and act 4),
4. hold double citizenships, one of which is Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus citizenship (except the ones who completed their secondary education in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus having GCE AL examination results and the ones who completed their secondary education at college and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 having GCE AL scores or will possibly have one of these results),
5. hold Turkish citizenship or double citizenships first of which is Turkish citizenship with birth which is defined at the ithe article a act 2 and graduated from secondary schools as a part of the embassies in Turkey or at foreign secondary schools in Turkey

 
Application Procedures
1. Applications are made within the dates specified in the announcement as online. Candidates are required to upload the necessary documents to the application website. 
2. Applications with missing documents will not be processed.
3. Any application of candidates, who make more than one application in the same application period and make different preferences in each application, is not taken into consideration. For applicants, whose preferences are the same but in  different orders, the first application they have made will be evaluated.

4. Exams as secondary school graduation has no time limitation while exams as university entrance examination are valid for 2 (two) years.
 
Required Application Documents
1. The copy of secondary education diploma or an official document stating the upcoming graduation date issued by their school for applicants who have not graduated yet (and its translated copy in Turkish or English, approved by a Notary Office or Embassy / Consulates of Republic of Turkey),
If your exam documents is your graduation certificate: You should either upload your equivalency certificate or the original examination result form taken as a basis in placements and showing the score and its Turkish or English translation, approved by a Notary Office or Embassy / Consulates of Republic of Turkey. All the documents taken abroad are to be either Apostilled or approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.) If this confirmation stamp is behind your document, you have to upload the backside as well.
 
2. The copy of the document indicating the graduation grade point average (GPA) and its Turkish or English translation, approved by a Notary Office or Embassy / Consulates of Republic of Turkey,
3. The copy of the passport,
4. 1 passport photo,
5. The copy of the examination result form and its Turkish or English translation, approved by a Notary Office or Embassy / Consulates of Republic of Turkey, (Accepted examination scores)
The original examination result form taken as a basis in placements and showing the score and its Turkish or English translation, approved by a Notary Office or Embassy / Consulates of Republic of Turkey. All the documents taken abroad are to be either Apostilled or approved by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.) If this confirmation stamp is behind your document, you have to upload the backside as well.
 
6. The document for the applicants who have Turkish citizenship by birth but have expatriated themselves from Turkish citizenship with the permission of the Ministry of Interior and and their underage children registered on these people’s citizenship expatriation document, providing evidence of ownership of the Document Concerning the Use of Given Rights in accordance with Turkish Citizenship Law  number 5203
The pages to visit regarding this issue: http://www.mfa.gov.tr/mavi-kart-_eski-pembe-kart_-uygulamasi-.tr.mfa
http://www.resmigazete.gov.tr/eskiler/2009/06/20090612-1.htm ) 
 
7. Certificate of identity register copy for the applicants of holding double citizenship who have foreign citizenship by birth and gain Turkish citizenship
8. Certificate of “Name Equivalency” for the applicants who have double names,

 
International Student (Offered) Quota for 2020-2021 Academic Year
 

 
Applicants need to upload the required documents to the Online Application Form given below.
 
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