İstinye Üniversitesi

2018-2019 Academic Year Fall Term English Placement Exam

18 Eylül 2018

DATE: 8th October 2018

TIME: 1st Session: 11:00 – 12:30

           2nd Session: 14:00 – 15:30

PLACE: TOPKAPI CAMPUS

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE RESULTS: 8th October 2018

About the Exam:

All the students enrolled for an English Medium Programme for the 2018-2019 academic year are obliged to enter the English Placement Exam that will be held on the 8th October 2018. This exam determines in which level the student will take education in English Preparatory year.

The students don’t have to make application for the exam.

The students who met the exemption requirements don’t have to take the level placement exam.

All the other students who cannot meet exemption requirements will take the level placement exam.

Level of the students who haven’t entered the level placement exam will be accepted as A1 (beginner level) and they will be placed in the beginners’ class.

Exam results will be announced on the 8th October on https://foreignlanguages.istinye.edu.tr/.                                                                                      

CONTENT OF THE LEVEL PLACEMENT EXAM:

English Level Placement Exam consists of grammar, reading and writing parts. Total time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Grammar and reading parts consist of multiple choice questions.

In the writing part, students are expected to write a paragraph of 150 words in 20 minutes in parallel with the given topic.

Grammar part will be evaluated over 60%, reading part is over 20% and writing part is over 60%.

Each level is determined according to the score interval shown on the following table:

Result of the level placement exam

Corresponding level

0 - 30

A1 - BEGINNER

31 - 45

A2 - ELEMENTARY

46 - 60

B1 - PRE-INTERMEDIATE

61 - 74

B2 - INTERMEDIATE

75 - 100

C1 - UPPER- INTERMEDIATE

Important Note: The students who score 75 or higher in the level placement exam will take English Proficiency Exam on the 9th October.

CRITICAL NOTES:

  • Total test time is 1 hour and 30 minutes.
  • The students are required to bring an identity card with photo (photo identity card, driving licence, passport, student id card) for the id check.
  • The students must keep their pencils and erasers available. 
  • The students will have their seats according to numbered seating plan.