Application Requirements

All applications will be accepted and evaluated on condition that the applicant is either in the final year of his/her secondary education or has completed it and provided that the applicant:

  • a) is a foreign student (including stateless people and refugees),
  • b) has expatriated him/herself from Turkish citizenship despite being a Turkish citizen by birth with the permission of the T.R. Ministry of Internal Affairs and /or is the minor child of such people who have expatriated themselves from Turkish citizenship and is registered on his/her parents’ citizenship expatriation document, on condition that he/she provides proof of ownership of the document for the employment of the rights granted by the law no. 5901 of the Law on Turkish Citizenship. (The Article 7 of the mentioned Law no. 5901stipulates that “(1) A child born in Turkey or abroad to a mother or father of Turkish nationality in a legal marriage bond is a Turkish citizen”. Accordingly, applicants are recommended to review the law on Turkish citizenship.)
  • c) has a birthright foreign citizenship but has later acquired Turkish citizenship, and thus dual citizenship,
  • d) has Turkish citizenship and completed his/her secondary education in a foreign country other than KKTC (The Turkish Republic of  Northern Cyprus) (including Turkish Schools in a foreign country other than KKTC),
  • e) is a KKTC citizen living in KKTC having completed his/her secondary education in KKTC, and received GCE AL examination results, or has/will receive GCE AL examination results after registering and receiving education in a college or high school in other countries between 2005-2010.

Applications of the following individuals will not be accepted. The applicants who have

  • a) Turkish citizenship (excluding those who have completed their secondary educations in a foreign country other than KKTC),
  • b) KKTC citizenship (excluding those who have completed their secondary education in KKTC having received GCE AL examination results, and those who have/will have GCE AL examination results after registering and receiving education in a college or high school in other countries between 2005-2010)
  • c) dual citizenship with a birthright Turkish citizenship (excluding those who have completed their secondary education in a foreign country - including Turkish Schools in that country- except KKTC),
  • d) dual citizenship one of which is KKTC citizenship (excluding those who have completed their secondary education in KKTC having GCE AL examination results and those who have/will have GCE AL examination results after registering and receiving education in a college or high school in other countries between 2005-2010)
  • e) Turkish citizenship and have attended foreign high schools or foreign embassy schools in Turkey,
  • f) been dismissed from a higher educational institution in Turkey due to a disciplinary action or proven to cheat in an examination administered by ÖSYM or MU in previous years,
  • g) acted physically or ideologically against the T.R. or have lost their Turkish citizenship as a legal penalty.
  • Even if these individuals take the examination, the scores they obtain will be invalid.

This page updated by Yurt Dışından Öğrenci Seçme Sınavı on 27.08.2020 14:44:40

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