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Admission Criteria
To get admission from KTO Karatay University all international students are welcome to apply with the documents having the grades/points
listed below. Meeting the required grades is a must for admission. It should be noted that, meeting the required criteria is not enough to be
eligible for scholarships. All international students seeking scholarships have to take the Scholarship Exam. 
# Country Exam/Diploma Grade/Point
1 Afghanistan Baccalauria / Baccalaureate Cert. / Konkurs General State Exam 210 over 350 or 60% 
2 Albania Matura Diploma 60%
3 Algeria Baccalauréat 12 over 20
4 Angola Angola Habilitação 12 over 20 or %60
5 Argentina Argentina Baccalaureate 6 over 10 or %60
6 Australia High School Diploma 60%
7 Austria Matura Diploma Max 2
8 Azerbaijan TQDK, Attestat TQDK 700 over 400, Atestat 3 over 5
9 Bahreyn Tawjahiya (School Leaving Cert.) 60%
10 Bangladesh High School Diploma 60%
11 Belarus Cert. of Complete Secondary / Diploma of Specialized Secondary Ed. 3 over 5 or 6 over 10
12 Belgium High School Diploma 60%
13 Benin Baccalauréat 11 over 20
14 Bolivia Bachiller / Técnico - Certificado De Estudios 60%
15 Bosnia  High School Diploma 60%
16 Botsvana Botswana General Cert. of Secondary Education / Cambridge Overseas School Cert. or Higher School Cert. 60%
17 Bulgaria High School Diploma 60%
18 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso Baccalaureat 11 over 20
19 Cameroon Cameroon Baccalaureat 10 over 20
20 Canada Provincial High School Graduation Diploma 60%
21 Central Africa  Central African Republic Baccalaureat 60%
22 Chad Chad Baccalaureat 11 over 20
23 China Gaoka 450 over 750
24 Colombiya Colombia- Baccalaureate 60%
25 Cuba  Título De Bachiller / Título De Técnico Medio Certificado De Estudios 60%
26 Czech Republic Matura Diploma 60%
27 Denmark Bevis / Diploma-Record of Study 6,5 over 12
28 Djibouti Baccalauréat 10 over 20
29 Dominican Rep. Bachillerato-Certificado De Estudios 60%
30 Egypt  General Secondary Education Cert. 60%
31 England  GCE 2 A levels, 1 related to the program applied 
32 Estonia Secondary School Leaving Cert.-Akadeemiline / Academic Record 3 over 5
33 Ethiopia Higher Education Exam  60%
34 Finland  Ylioppilastutkintotodistus / (Matriculation Examination Cert.) 60%
35 France French Bacalaureate At least 11
36 Gana WAEC Passing 6 courses +having min. 3 credits (C)
37 Georgia Georgia National Exam 6 over 10
38 Germany Abitur (Zeugnis Der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife) Max 4
39 Greece  Apolytirion / Secondary School Leaving Cert. 60%
40 Hong Kong Hong Kong Cert. of Education Examination / Hong Kong Advanced  2 A levels, 1 related to the program applied 
41 Hungary  High School Diploma 3 over 5
42 India  High School Diploma 60%
43 Indonesia Ujian Akhir National 60%
44 International SAT 1100
45 International ACT 21
46 International GCE 2  A levels, 1 related to the program applied
47 International International Baccalaureate 28 pts at least
48 Iran Iranian Diploma-High School Dip. / Pre-University Cert./Transcript  12 over 20
49 Iraq Al-Edadiyah 60%
50 Ireland Leaving Cert. (Ordinary and Higher Level) 60%
51 Israel Bagrut / Matriculation Examination 7 over 10
52 Italy  Diploma Di Maturità 70 pts at least 
53 Ivory Coast  High School Diploma 50%
54 Japan  High School Diploma 60%
55 Jordan  Tawjihi / Cert. of General Secondary Education 60%
56 Kazakhstan Attestat/Cert. of Secondary Education /National Exam 80 over 120
57 Kenya Kenya Cert. of Secondary Education At least B grade for all courses and 50 pts in total
58 Kosova Diplome Per Kryerjen Shkolles Se Mesmete Larte-Gjimnazin 3 over 5
59 Kyrgyzstan National University Exam  150 over 250
60 Latvia High School Diploma 6 over 10
61 Lebanon  Baccalaureat Libanais 13 over 20
62 Liberia Secondary School Leaving Cert./ Senior and upper High School Cert. 60%
63 Libya Al-Shahada-Al Thanawiyya Exam 60%
64 Lithuania Brandos Atestatas 6 over 10
65 Luxembourg Diplôme De Fin d’Etudes Secondaires 50%
66 Macedonia Secondary School Leaving Diploma / Matura 3 over 5
67 Madagaskar Madagascar Baccalaureat 12 over 20
68 Malaysia Malaysia Cert. of Education /Malaysia Higher School Cert. 2 A levels /High School Diploma 70% 
69 Mali Mali Baccalaureat 60%
70 Malta Secondary Education, Cert. / Matriculation Cert. 60%
71 Mauritania High School Diploma 60%
72 Mexico Bachillerato 60%
73 Moldova Attestat / Certificat De Absolvire / Diploma De Bacalaureat / Cert. of Secondary Education 6 over 10
74 Mongolia Gerchilgee / School Leaving Cert. 640
75 Morocco  Baccalauréat 11 over 20
76 Mozambique High School Diploma 60%
77 Netherlands VBO / MAVO / HAVO / VWO / MBO Diploma / Secondary School Cert. 5,5 over 10
78 Niger Niger Baccalaureat 12 over 20
79 Nigeria WAEC , WASSCE 6  A levels
80 Norway  Cert. of Upper Secondary Education 3,5 over 6
81 Oman Thanawiya Amma / Secondary School Leaving Cert. 60%
82 Pakistan High School Diploma 60%
83 Palestine  Tawjihi / Cert. of General Secondary Education 60%
84 Panama Bachillerato / Técnico-Certificado De Estudios 60%
85 Peru Bachillerato / Técnico-Certificado De Estudios 60%
86 Phillipines Katibayan 60%
87 Poland Matura Diploma 60%
88 Portugal  High School Diploma 60%
89 Qatar Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama / General Secondary Education Cert. 60%
90 Quwait Shahadat-Al-Thanawia-Al-A’ama / General Secondary School 60 over 100
91 Romania Diploma De Bacalaureat 6 over 10
92 Ruanda High School Diploma 60%
93 Russia Attestat / Cert. of Secondary Education 3 over 5
94 Saudi Arabia Tawjihiyah 60%
95 Senegal Senagal Baccalaureate 13 over 20
96 Serbia Matura 3 over 5 or 60% at least 
97 Singapore Singapore-Cambridge General Cert. of Edu. Ordinary, Advanced Level  2  A levels, 1 related to the program applied
98 Slovakia High School Diploma 3 over 5 or 60% at least 
99 Slovenia Matura / Secondary School-Leaving Diploma 3 over 5 or 60% at least 
100 Somali Secondary School Leaving Cert. 60%
101 South Africa  Senior Cert., Matrix Test 60%
102 Spain  Bachillerato / Técnico-Certificado De Estudios 6 over 10
103 Sri Lanka General Education Sert. 60%
104 Sudan Secondary School Cert. / Higher Secondary School Cert. 60%
105 Sweden  Avgångsbetyg / Slutbetyg Från Gymnasieskola / Studentexamen / Upper Secondary School Leaving Cert. 60%
106 Switzerland  Matura Diploma 60%
107 Syria Baccalauréat / Al Shahada Al Thanawiya / General Secondary Cert. 60%
108 Taiwan High School Diploma 60%
109 Tajikistan High School Diploma 3 over 5 
110 Tanzania High School Diploma 2  A levels, 1 related to the program applied
111 Thailand  High School Diploma 60%
112 Togo Togo Baccalaureat 12
113 Tunusia Tunisia Baccalauréat 12 over 20
114 Turkmenistan High School Diploma 3 over 5
115 UAE Tawjihiyya 60%
116 Uganda UCE  2  A levels, 1 related to the program applied
117 Ukraine ZNO (Independent Exam) 160 over 200
118 USA High School Diploma 60%
119 Uzbekistan Attestat / Cert. of Secondary Education 3 over 5
120 Venezuela Bachillerato / Técnico-Certificado De Estudios 12 over 20
121 Vietnam Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong / Secondary School Diploma 6 over 10
122 Yemen Al Thanawiya / General Secondary Education Cert. 60%
123 Zambia Zambia School Cert. / Cambridge Overseas School Cert. 60%
124 Zimbabwe High School Diploma 60%
Calendar For International Admissions
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS EXAM CALENDAR
09 April 2019-31 May 2019 1st Placement Exam Applications
13 June 2019 1st Placement Exam
(The Exam will be online and can be reached all day)
14 June 2019 1st Placement Turkish Language Proficiency Exam
01 June 2019-30 June 2019 2nd Placement Exam Applications
08 July 2019 2nd Placement Exam
(The Exam will be online and can be reached all day)
09 July 2019 2nd Placement Turkish Language Proficiency Exam
21 July 2019 Announcement of Exam Results
23 July 2019-26 July 2019 Enrollment Dates
01 July 2019-29 July 2019 Additional Placement Exam Applications
08 August 2019 Additional Placement Exam
(The Exam will be online and can be reached all day)
09 August 2019 Additional Placement Tujrkish Language Proficiency Exam
23 August 2019 Announcement of Additional Exam Results
26 August 2019-29 August 2019 Additional Exam Enrollment Dates
Online Application

All international students are required to apply online through the link below. Incomplete applications and applications with irrelevant documents will be rejected.

Application fee for international students is 100 TL. You can make the payment to the bank account of the university given below. Students who will take the exam on KTO Karatay University campus can directly pay it to the Comptroller’s Office on campus, on the exam day. If you make a bank payment please do not forget to write your name and passport number.

PAYMENT INFORMATION:
Bank Name : Halkbank
Branch : Aziziye Branch
IBAN : TR93 0001 2001 3240 0016 1000 13

Please apply through the link here: APPLY NOW

2019-2020 Academic Year Online Registration Guide
Who Can and Can Not Apply?

Who Can Apply?
1) Foreign nationals,
2) Turkish citizens at birth, those who are allowed to leave the Turkish nationality from the Ministry of the Interior and who certify that they have a document on the use of the rights recognized by Turkish citizenship law of underage children registered in the Turkish nationality,
3) While a foreign national / dual nationality holder, those who acquired citizenship and became a citizen of the Republic of Turkey,
4) Turkish citizens who completed the secondary education in a foreign country except for the TRNC,
5) Citizens of TRNC residing in TRNC and who have completed secondary education in the TRNC along with holding a GCE AL exam result and those applicants who studied in colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 and holding a GCE AL exam result or prospective holders of a GCE AL exam result can apply for KTO Karatay University.

Who Can Not Apply?
1) Turkish citizens completing all of their secondary education in Turkey or in the TRNC,
2) Citizens of TRNC (except for applicants who have entirely completed secondary education in the TRNC along with holding a GCE AL exam result and those applicants who enrolled in colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 and holding a GCE AL exam result or prospective holders of a GCE AL exam result.)
3) Dual citizens who hold the first nationality of Republic of Turkey by birth defined in article 2 of 6/a/2 clause (Except for those who completed the entire secondary education in a foreign country other than TRNC),
4) TRNC citizens who hold a dual citizenship (except for applicants who have entirely completed secondary education in the TRNC along with holding a GCE AL exam result and those applicants who enrolled in colleges and high schools in other countries between 2005 and 2010 and holding a GCE AL exam result or prospective holders of a GCE AL exam result.)
5) Turkish citizens studying at foreign high schools in Turkey, or dual citizens holding the first nationality of Republic of Turkey by birth defined in article 2 of 6/a/2 clause,
6) Applicants who are dismissed from a higher education institution in Turkey as a result of a disciplinary punishment cannot apply for KTO Karatay University.

Required Documents for Registration

Required Documents for Application:
1) Only one application form even if the applicant applies for more than one program of different faculties and colleges,
2) Photocopy of the applicant's high school diploma or certificate showing that he/she is in the last grade (English or Turkish)
3) A photocopy of Turkish transcript of the applicant's high school diploma showing the lessons and grades the candidate has attained, certified by the high school principal, notarized or approved by the Turkish authorities abroad,
4) Photocopy of the English or Turkish pages showing the identity information of the applicant's passport, notarized or approved by the Turkish authorities abroad / Photocopy of identity document,
5) One passport-size photograph
6) Bank receipt showing that the application fee has been paid. The application fee (100₺) can be deposited at the Financial Affairs Coordinatorship of our university or at the IBAN number listed below. (Name and surname must be written in the description section.)
The account number to pay the application fee in Turkish Lira: TR23 0001 2001 3240 0016 1000 12 HALK BANKASI Aziziye Şubesi / KONYA.
7) Copy of examination result or diploma.

Documents Required for Enrollment:
Applicants who are entitled to enroll the university must submit the following documents:
1) Examination result certificate or the original document showing the degree of diploma.
2) The original copy high school diploma / English or Turkish copy, notarized or certified by the Turkish authorities abroad.
3) Certificate of equivalence of the diploma (from Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education – Turkish Education Board or Turkish authorities in their countries).
4) Official transcript, approved by the high school administration, showing the courses and grades the candidate has attained in high school, and Turkish copy of the document/s, certified by notary or by Turkish authorities abroad.
5) Copies of the pages of the passports where applicants photograph and ID information are seen, and English or Turkish copy of the visa page/s. Student visa is compulsory for all foreign students. The visa can be obtained by submitting the letter of acceptance to the Turkish authorities where the applicant resides.
6) Documents showing that the applicant has the financial means to cover living expenses such as tuition, accommodation, and food & beverage during his / her education in the university.
7) Four passport sized photographs.
8) Document showing that the tuition fee has been paid.

Admission Results

a) The waiting lists of students who have been admitted will be announced on the website of the university.

b) An admission letter is sent by the university to the applicants for registration and visa procedures. Applicants are required to take the Turkish Student Visa (Educational Visa) from the Republic of Turkey Embassies or Consulates in their countries (or from the nearest representation) using the admission letter. This visa is required for entry to Turkey and to finalize the enrollment procedures at the university.

Medium of Instruction

Medium of instruction is mostly Turkish at KTO Karatay University. However, at the programs listed below 30% of the courses are taught in English.

Programs where 30% of the courses are taught in English:
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Computer Engineering
Mechatronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Note: All courses of Industrial Engineering program are taught in Turkish. 

Additonally, KTO Karatay University offers two Translation and Interpreting programs, while one of them is Arabic-Turkish, the other one is English-Turkish.  

Students who need to improve their Turkish, English or Arabic language skills to start their programs are welcome to take a language preparatory year on campus. To be exempt from a language preparatory year, all students have to submit official test results or pass the language exams before the start of the academic year.    

Turkish Language Level
All students need to have an adequate level of Turkish to follow the lessons. The results of the Turkish Proficiency Exam will be announced as Passed/Failed. Those who have achieved at least C1 level (according to CEFR) and those who hold the Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate of the Turkish Language Instruction Research and Application Centers of other universities or the Turkish Language Proficiency Certificate given by the Yunus Emre Institute will directly start an undergraduate program; failed applicants are allowed to have a learning break after registration. They may start their undergraduate programs after they pass the Turkish Proficiency Exam at KTO Karatay University, Yunus Emre Institute or at other universities in Turkey.

Quotas, Scholarship Rates and Tuition Fees
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT QUOTAS, SCHOLARSHIP RATES and TUITION FEES for 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR
Faculties and Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Faculty of Law (4 Years) 100% Turkish  85 1 5 79 10.000 $
Faculty of Medicine (6 Years)  100% Turkish  30 5 5 20 18.000 $
Faculty of Business and Administrative Sciences (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Business Administration 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13 8.000 $ 
International Trade and Logistic 100% Turkish  35 2 5 28
Insurance and Social Security 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13
Energy Management 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13
Islamic Economics and Finance 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13
Total 125 10 25 90
Faculty of Social and Human Sciences (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Social Service 100% Turkish  30 2 5 23 8.000 $ 
Psychology 100% Turkish  30 2 5 23
Sociology 100% Turkish  30 2 5 23
History 100% Turkish  25 2 5 18
Communication Design and Management 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13
Total 135 10 25 100
Faculty of Engineering (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 20 2 5 13 10.000 $
Computer Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 20 2 5 13
Mechatronics Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 20 2 5 13
Mechanical Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 20 2 5 13
Civil Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 30 2 5 23
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 70% Turkish, 30% English 14 2 5 7
Industrial Engineering 100% Turkish  25 2 5 18
Total 149 14 35 100
Faculty of Fine Arts and Design (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Interior Design 100% Turkish  25 2 5 18 10.000 $ 
Architecture 100% Turkish  25 2 5 18
Graphic Design 100% Turkish  20 2 5 13
Traditional Turkish Arts 100% Turkish  13 2 5 6
Total 83 8 20 55
Academy of Foreign Languages (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Translation and Interpreting (Arabic-Turkish) Arabic and Turkish  20 2 5 13 8.000 $
Translation and Interpreting (English-Turkish) English and Turkish  25 2 5 18
Total 45 4 10 31
Academy of Medical Sciences (4 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Child Development 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25  6.000 $
Nursing 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
Audiology 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
Nutrition and Dietetics 100% Turkish  30 5 5 20
Midwifery 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation 100% Turkish  25 5 5 15
Total 195 30 30 135
Vocational School of Healthcare Services (2 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Child Development 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25 5.000 $
Dialysis 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
Physical Therapy 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
First and Immediate Aid 100% Turkish  30 10 5 15
Anaesthesia 100% Turkish  30 5 5 20
Medical Imaging Techniques 100% Turkish  35 5 5 25
Total 200 35 30 135
Vocational School of Justice (2 Years)
Departments Medium of Instruction Quotas 100% Scholarship 50% Scholarship Paid/Non-Scholarship Annual Fee
Justice 100% Turkish  30 5 5 20 6.000 $
Language Prep. Programs (1 Year)
English Preparatory Year No quota/Gained scholarships apply.  7.000 $
Arabic Preparatory Year  No quota/Gained scholarships apply.  7.000 $
Turkish Preparatory Year  No quota/6 Levels/Gained scholarships apply. 900 TL per level
IMPORTANT NOTES: For all Engineering programs (except Industrial Engineering) one year long English Preparatory Program is mandatory. For the Arabic-Turkish Translation and Interpreting program one year long Arabic; and for the English-Turkish Translation and Interpreting Program one year long English Preparatory Program are mandatory. Students who meet the required language criteria are exempt from mandatory language training programs and tests.