Yunus Emre Enstitüsü held the first Turkish Proficiency Test of year 2018 today. The test, taken by individuals who learn Turkish as a foreign language and want to certify their language proficiency levels, was held simultaneously at 41 test centres in 35 countries.
Comprised of reading, listening, writing and speaking (independent and dialogue) sections, the test was held in two sessions. The results will be announced on January 26th, Friday, and based on results, candidates will receive the Turkish Proficiency Certificate at levels B2, C1, C2.
"Turkish Proficiency Certificate" granted to candidates who successfully complete the test is prepared in accordance with proficiency definitions in the Common European Framework for Languages Text and aims to support Turkey's policies that facilitate admission of foreign students, and is an important attainment for candidates.
Individuals who hold a Turkish Proficiency Certificate will be exempt from Turkish language preparatory class when they are eligible to study in any Turkish university. Turkish Proficiency Certificate is a great advantage in job applications for individuals who wish to work in companies that operate in Turkey or their respective countries, who aspire to become a Turkish interpreter or teaching candidates who plan careers of teaching Turkish abroad.
Three Tests Yearly
There is increased interest in the test as there has been a 60 % rise in the number of applicants compared to previous year, and it is held three times a year periodically. The applications for the second test of the year to be held on May 5th, 2018 according to the calendar determined by Test Centre, will be received on March 19th, 2018. The last test of the year is planned to be held in July.
For detailed information on the test, please visit the website “tys.yee.org.tr”.