ISTANBUL UNIVERSITY EXAMINATION FOR FOREIGN OR OVERSEAS STUDENTS
-İÜYÖS is going to be held on Saturday 24 May, 2014 at 11.00 AM.
-On the examination day, applicants must bring the 2014 IÜYÖS Examination Admission Document and their Passports with them in addition to a photocopy of the passport page showing their identity information.
-Applicants must have soft pointed lead pencil(s), an eraser and a pencil- sharpener for the exam.
-Applicants are definitely not allowed to bring cell phones and calculators to the exam.
-The applicants are going to be taken into the exam hall at 10.00 on the exam day, after the identity check is performed. The exam is going to start at 11.00 and is going to be held in one session. It is highly important that the applicants be ready in front of the examination building at least one hour before the examination so that they can be taken into the examination halls in time.
-Two tests are going to be performed in IÜYÖS, which are The Basic Learning Skills Test and The Turkish Test. The Basic Learning Skills Test is composed of 80 questions which aim to evaluate applicants’ abstract thinking skills and it includes mathematics questions. This test is barely based on language and it involves the explanations of the questions both in Turkish and English.
-The Turkish Test is composed of 60 questions aiming to assess applicants’ understanding of statements written in Turkish.
-The first test to be performed is the Basic Learning Skills Test, while the Turkish Test is going to be performed as the second test.
-The Basic Learning Skills Test lasts 90 minutes.
-The Turkish Test lasts 60 minutes.
-Questions in both tests performed in IÜYÖS are going to be given to the applicants as separate booklets during the examination.
-All questions in the test booklet are “multiple choice” questions. Five different options are given for each question, and only one of them is the correct answer of the question.
-The Answers must be marked on the “Answer Sheet”. The answers marked on the Test Booklet are to be considered as invalid.
-Talking and cheating during the exam are against the exam rules. The examinations of those who have been found to do so are to be considered as invalid.
-All applicants must give the question booklets and answer sheets back to the exam officials at the end of the exam.
-The answer sheets of those whose examinations have been considered as invalid due to disobeying the examination rules or not giving the relevant documents back at the end of the examination are not going to be evaluated and an Examination Result Document is not going to be composed for those applicants.
THE EVALUATION OF THE EXAM RESULTS
The numbers of the correct and wrong answers given by the applicants in each test of İÜYÖS are going to be counted. For each test independently, one fourth of the incorrect answers is going to be subtracted from the number of correct answers to obtain the raw scores. The raw scores are then to be converted into standard scores of which average is 50 and the standard deviation is 10.
THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE EXAM RESULTS
-The applicants will be able to learn about the exam results online on http://yos.istanbul.edu.tr using the applicant number they have.
-Each applicant who has taken the examination and whose exam has been considered to be valid is to print out his or her Examination Result Document.
-The Examination Result Document is going to be required by İstanbul University during the process of final registration to foreign and overseas students quotas.
THE PERIOD OF OBJECTION TO THE EXAM RESULTS
-The period of objections to the examination results is three (3) workdays beginning from the day when the examination results are announced. The objections are going to be evaluated by the Board of Objections to the Examination Results.