Assignment of English Proficiency Exam to Elma Accounts

The English Proficiency Exam that will take place on September 15, 2021 has been assigned to the candidates who have Elma accounts. The exam is available under the folder "15 September 2021-Proficiency Exam". The exam will start at 10.00 and end at 12.30. 

Candidates who do not have an Elma account will not be able to take the exam. These candidates must immediately create an Elma account. When they do so, they may not be able to see the exam folder right after they log in to the platform. The exam will be assigned to them before the exam. Please click here for the instructions to create an Elma account. 

Click here for the steps to take the exam.

Technical Requirements for the Exam

 ·       You must use the up-to-date version of Chrome browser on your computer to take the exam.

 ·       You must allow pop-ups in Chrome. Click here for the relevant instructions.

 ·       The exam must be open only on one window at a time. If you encounter any problems (page not fully loading, connection problems, power cuts. etc.) close the exam window that is open and start again to continue where you left off.

 ·       For the Listening section you need headphones or speakers.

 ·       You mustn’t use VPN connection.

 Exam Rules

  ·      The exam will be accessible from 10.00 to 12.30 on the exam day.

 ·      Even if you log in the system any time later than 10.00, you will need to complete the exam by 12.30.

·       If you cannot complete your exam by 12.30, the answers you have provided up to 12:30 will be automatically saved.

·      The interface of the exam platform is English.

 ·      It is not possible to return to the previous questions in the exam. During the Reading Section reading text will be displayed for each question.

·      In order to take notes during the listening, you need to have a draft paper and pencil with you. Important titles in the listening text will be displayed on the screen during the listening.

·      If a student is disconnected for technical reasons such as power or internet outage, if they can re-enter the system, they will be able to continue the exam from where they left off.

 ·      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 Regulations of Higher Education Institutions.

  ·      The students who have taken the exam are assumed to have accepted the exam rules.

Technical Issues

For your technical issues, please create a help ticket by following the path below:  > Yardım Bileti Oluşturun > Yabancı Diller Yüksekokulu > İngilizce Yeterlilik Sınavı > Sınavla İlgili Sorular

Make-up Exam

A make-up exam will be conducted on September 17, 2021 for those who fail to take or complete their exam on September 15, 2021 because of technical failures.

In case of the issues above, candidates can apply for the make-up exam via a help ticket ( > Yardım Bileti Oluştur > Yabancı Diller Yüksekokulu > İngilizce Yeterlilik Sınavı > Sınavla İlgili Sorular) by September 16, 2021 13:00.

Only the applications through ITU Yardim will be taken into consideration.

For the candidates who take the make-up exam, their result on the make-up exam will be valid.

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