Application Conditions

APPLICATIONS FOR GRADUATE PROGRAMS

  • Applications must be made to the Institute in person.
  • Interviews (oral-written) and scientific exams for foreign students will be held in related departments.
  • For Turkish nationals with international undergraduate diploma and foreign nationals that satisfies the application criteria, Institute will request opinion from Council of Higher Education to verify the equivalence of their undergraduate education.
  • Foreign nationals with undergraduate diploma from a universtiy that has Turkish education are exempt from TÖMER Turkish certificate.
  • Graduates of universities other than AU have to provide two reference letters.

 

MSc:

  • Undergraduate diploma or graduation certificate.
  • Undergraduate graduation transcript (The minimum graduation score for application is 70/100 or 00/4.00, graduates of universties other than AU must provide two official copies).
  • Language exam certificate (a minimum score of 50 from YDS,ÜDS or KPDS)
  • ALES (Analytical) (a minimum score of 60)
  • 2 photographs
  • Copy of identification card

 

 PhD:

  • MSc diploma or graduation certificate.
  • MSc graduation transcript (The minimum graduation score for application is 85/100 or 25/4.00, graduates of universties other than AU must provide two official copies).
  • Language exam certificate (a minimum score of 60 from YDS,ÜDS or KPDS)
  • ALES (Analytical) (a minimum score of 70)
  • 2 photographs
  • Copy of identification card

 

 Language : 

  1. Language exams accepted for application to MSc Programs (with thesis):

 

Exam MSc PhD Validity duration
YDS 50 60 unlimited
Üniversiteler Arası Dil Sınavı (ÜDS) 50 60 unlimited
Kamu Personeli Dil Sınavı (KPDS)* 50 60 unlimited
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) 153 153 unlimited
Scores acquired from International language certificates other than TOEFL are evaluated by Institute Executive Committee based on Interuniverstity Council decisions.

 

* Only for the languages provided in ÜDS exam.

The validity duration of ÜDS and KPDS may be changed based on requirements announced by Council of Higher Education.

FOREIGN NATIONALS:

  • Graduation Transcript (2 copies, transcipts from other countries have to be translated and notarized).
  • Diploma or graduation certificate (Cetrificates from other countries have to be translated and notarized).
  • ALES Certificate (must be acquired within last two years) or an international equivalent.
  • For application to the MSc Programme, Turkish Program Graduation Certificate or Turkish Language Exam Certificate (within last two years) provided by TÖMER (Foreign National who had high school, undergarduate and graduate eduation in a school providing Turkish education are exempt from Turkish Languange Exam).
  • For application to the PhD Programme, Turkish Program Graduation Certificate or Turkish Language Exam Certificate (within last two years) provided by TÖMER and a minimum language exam score of 60 from a language (English, French ve German) other than applicant native language in ÜDS or KPDS exam (Scores acquired from International language certificates other than TOEFL are evaluated by Institute Executive Committee based on Interuniverstity Council decisions.).
  • 2 photographs
  • Copy of identification card
  • The final acceptance for Foreign Nationals that satisfies application criteria and have international undergraduate/MSc diplomas, will be based on the opinion of Council of Higher Education on the equivalence of prior education.

  OTHER CONDITIONS

  1. a) Research and teaching assistants and other university employees located outside Ankara are not eligible for application to graduate programmes .
  2. b)Candidates must apply to Ankara University Institute of Nuclear Sciences in person and applications with unapproved or unofficial documents will not be accepted.
  3. c)The originals of required documents must be presented at the time of application.

 APPLICATION ADDRESS

Ankara University Tandoğan Campus

Beşevler/ANKARA

Phone: 212 85 77 /2705-2706

Fax: 215 3307

E-mail: nukbile@ankara.edu.tr

Web: www.nukbilimler.ankara.edu.tr

EVALUATION

For MSc applications; ALES score, undergarduate GPA and interview score are used to find the final evaluation score (50% of ALES score, 20% of undergraduate GPA and 30% of interview score). The candidates with a minimum score of 65 are sorted with respect to their evaluation scores (minimum score is recommended by Department Academic Council and approved by Institute Executive Committee).

For PhD applications; ALES score, masters GPA and interview score are used to find the final evaluation score (50% of ALES score, 20% of masters GPA and 30% of interview score). The candidates with a minimum score of 70 are sorted with respect to their evaluation scores (minimum score is recommended by Department Academic Council and approved by Institute Executive Committee).

 The approved copies of application documents will be accepted and the documents will not be returned to applicants even if they are not accepted for any programme.