International Relations Directorate

On Exemption Requirements for English/Turkish Proficiency Exam

Dear Student,

Students who meet the following exemption criteria will be exempted from the English/Turkish Proficiency Exam:

For the English Proficiency Exam:

- TOEFL IBT, TOEFL IBT Home Edition (Overall: 75) (Provided that 2 years have not passed since the certification of the exam)
- Regardless of their citizenship information, candidates who have completed all of their primary, secondary and high school education in a country whose mother tongue is English will be able to apply for an English Exemption with a document showing that they have completed the specified education levels in the relevant country/countries.

For Turkish Proficiency Exam:

-Candidate's holding only Turkish Citizenship
- Holding a Blue Card
- Having a B2 Level TÖMER Certificate obtained from universities or a Yunus Emre Institute Language Proficiency Certificate at B2 Level
- Having taken all of the high school education in high schools that are related to the Ministry of National Education and provide education in Turkish

Regards,

Istinye University
International Relations Directorate