Foreign Student Examination (YOS), foreign students wishing to study higher education institution in Turkey will enter to this exam and the results of  exam can apply for admission to these institutions. This exam was held by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) until 2010, after it in 2011 the universities began to organize themselves.


what is content of  YOS exam?


This exam consists of multiple-choice questions and consists of questions that are aimed at measuring candidates' abstract thinking powers (IQ) and mathematics questions. The examination is carried out domestically and abroad by many universities once every year  between April and June. The exam is usually composed of 80 questions, 45 IQ (General Ability), 30 mathematics and 5 geometry . and The duration of the exam varies between 90 and 120 M according to the university.

Many state universities are carrying out this examination, like Istanbul Univ. Ege Univ. , some universities do not accept applications for foreign students from another YÖS examination.

you will find the application and registration information of the universities that will organize the YÖS examination in 2018.


Note: This page is constantly updated, and will be added below as universities announce their exam dates on their website. Please visit the websites of the universities for detailed information.

LAST UPDATE: 05.12.2017

İstanbul Üniversitesi
Date Exam 20-04-2028
Apply Start Apply End
04-12-2017 23-03-2018
Register Url
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Result Date