August 2020 Proficiency Exam Rules and Exam Content
• The connection link, username and password to log into the exam system will be sent to ITU e-mail addresses of ITU students. If you are not an ITU student, this information will be sent to the e-mail address you provided during the exam registration. (Make sure you have access to your e-mail addresses before the exam. There will be an announcement on this site when the connection link, username and password to log into the exam system have been sent to your e-mail addresses.)
• For the exam scheduled to start at 10:00, the students can enter the exam system at 09:50 at the earliest and at 10:10 at the latest on the exam day. (The computer time zone must be set to Turkey.) Necessary permissions must be given and system checks must be completed within 5 minutes of login.The exam duration is 120 minutes and will start with the opening of the first question.
• Students are required to show their identity (ITU student ID or identity card / passport / driver's license) to the camera when asked at the beginning of the exam.
• The interface of the exam software is English.
• It is not possible to return to the skipped questions in the exam. During the Reading Section reading text will be displayed for each question.
• Performing the following actions during the exam will cause the exam to end automatically:
o Intentionally closing or refreshing the session page
o Intentionally ending camera, microphone or screen sharing
Those whose exams are terminated in this way will be determined by the system and these students will not be able to take the make-up exam on August 19.
If a student is disconnected for technical reasons such as power or internet outage, if they can re-enter the system within 10 minutes at the latest, they will be able to continue the exam from where they left off. In case of longer interruptions, the exam cannot be continued and these students will be admitted to the make-up exam.
• The data recorded during the exam will be analyzed by data processing methods and, if necessary, by the authorized commission of the university. If behaviors that do not comply with student stance such as cheating, deception or fraud, misleading, etc. are detected, the exams of the relevant students will be deemed invalid and they will be treated according to the Student Disciplinary