- Expert opinion on new system at university entrance
President of Yok Professor Yekta sar aç I explains drastic changes to university entrance exams where millions of people are eagerly awaited.
Sarac said a system that aims to reduce stress on student will go to sides of new system. Sarac stated that examination process, which has been mentioned before, will end in four months, will end examination at end of a week. The exam will also be based on MEB curriculum.
Types of points will decrease, importance of mamatics in Turkish
President of Council of Yök also said that number of points of type 18 will be reduced to 5. The most important change in this point is that Turkish and basic mamatics fields will be important for all types of points.
The Chairman of Council answered question of curiosity
Two separate sessions
The name of test is to be changed to higher education institutions . Candidates will participate in two separate tests. The first session will consist of Turkish and basic mamatics. The exam will take a weekend in June. The second session will be held on same day of afternoon Turkish language and literature-geography, social sciences, mamatics and science Sciences exams. The Saddlers said test was intended to do after schools closed, but re was no definite decision.
The language test will be applied on Sunday. The number of questions in foreign language is determined as 80.
The first session will be mandatory for all candidates and questions will consist of common curriculum of Ministry of Education. The first session will consist of 40 Turkish, 40 math questions. After first session, candidates will be given an afternoon break. The weight of Turkish and mamatical questions will be equal. Candidates who enter first session can choose from pre-license departments. Candidates need to receive at least 150 points for preference.
Candidates who have more than 180 points from first session can choose from licensing departments. The 200 score from basic proficiency test will be valid for 2 years. candidates will be able to use ir scores for next year. Candidates must not choose to use same score.
In second session, Turkish language and literature-geography 40, Social Sciences 40, Mamatics 40 and Science 40 will consist of questions. The duration of sessions will be determined later.
In second session, 50 percent of literary-geography for verbal departments will weigh 50 per cent of social sciences. Mamatics for numerical 50 percent, science sciences will have 50 percent, equal weight in mamatics and Turkish 50 per cent.
When calculating license placement score, weight of basic proficiency test will be 60 per cent of second session weight of 40 percent.