Exemption Criteria

Students who wish to pursue their education in either of English-medium programs at Rauf Denktas University must meet the English language proficiency requirements of the university. However, in case that they fail to submit an internationally recognized certificate of English proficiency (e.g. IELTS/TOEFL), they can take the RDU’s English Exam alternatively in which they must obtain a minimum of 60/100 and 75/100 for Undergraduate and Graduate programs, respectively.

The exemption criteria and the equivalent English Preparatory School success requirements stipulated by Foreign Languages and English Preparatory School (FLEPS) for students who have any valid language (English) proficiency certificate are as follows:

Undergraduate Programs

IELTS (minimum 5.5)

(minimum 5.0 band scores in Speaking and Writing sections)

TOEFL iBT (minimum 65)

TOEFL PBT (minimum 513)

TOEFL CBT (minimum 183)

TOEFL iTEP Academic (minimum 3.6)

PTE Academic (minimum 46)

ÜDS / YDS / KPDS / YÖKDİL (minimum 54)

CAE (minimum C1)

GCE/IGCE (minimum C)

FCE (minimum C1)

City & Guilds (minimum B1 First Class Pass)

LCCI (ESP) (minimum Level 2 Pass)



UCE (minimum 3-4)

NSC (ieb) (minimum 60% or 5)

ECZ (minimum 5)

HIGCSE/NSSC  (minimum 2)

KNEC  (minimum C+)

NECTA (CSEE) (minimum B)

NEAEA (minimum B)

SAT (Reading and Writing minimum 430)

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