Turkish IELTS Equivalent?

Hi there,

I have been loving developing my Turkish language skills through DuoLingo. I am hoping to eventually work towards a level of competency beyond Duo Lingo and gain an officially recognised qualification for the language.

I am having trouble finding an equivalent of IELTS for Turkish and was wondering if anyone knew an equivalent?



August 3, 2018

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Really depends on what you need them for and what the institution/company would accept. There are a few options out there:

Turkish Proficiency Exam - Türkçe Yeterlik Sınavı (TYS) ( and is the standard exam.

UTS - Distance Turkish Test (Uzaktan Türkçe Sınavı) ( by the Ankara University Turkish and Foreign Languages Research and Application Centre (Ankara Üniversitesi TÖMER )

TELC ( - filter for language) also has a Turkish exam.

And then there are the LanguageCert AÜ TÖMER TürkYet exams ( which may or may not have any connection to UTS (Ankara Üniversitesi TÖMER in partnership with LanguageCert developed these)

August 3, 2018

As for TÖMER test, it has 3 books, 3 work books and 3 audio tapes . The levels are A1/A2, B1/B2, and C1. After successfuly completing of the final exam you will get a certificate.

August 7, 2018

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