Turkish National Police Academy Security Sciences Institute

Kuala Lumpur Büyükelçiliği 22.08.2013

TURKISH NATIONAL POLICE ACADEMY
SECURITY SCIENCES INSTITUTE

Application Terms (Turkish Programs)

A GENERAL RULE IN APPLICATIONS

Which BA and MA graduates can apply to which MA and Ph.D. program is determined by the Executive Committe and processesed according to the following proceedings.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS TO MA PROGRAM

  • Applicants should own a BA (undergraduate) degree diploma
  • Applicants should get at least 55 score from the ALES Test (similar to GRE)
  • Applicants should get at least 40 score from KPDS Test or ÜDS Test
  • In the evaluation of an application, the following criteria and percentages are considered: %50 of the ALES Test; % 10 of the KPDS/ÜDS Test; %15 of the BA (undergraduate) graduation GPA score; and %25 of the intervivew. With the recommendation of the applied department and decision of the committee, the candidates that get at least 55 score are listed according to their scores.
  • The standards of which BA (undergraduate) major graduates can apply to the program is determined and announced by the Executive Committe every year.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS/TERMS TO DOCTORAL (Ph.D.) PROGRAM

  • In order to be eligible in applicaton to Ph. D. program, the applicants are required to have a Master’s degree (with thesis) diploma. In addition, their GPA score should be at least 70 out of 100 score.
  • The applicants are required to get at least 55 out of 100 from the KPDS/ÜDS Test, and should present the original document and its certified/confirmed copy.
  • The applicants are required to get at least 55 standart score from the ALES Test.
  • From the applicants that got at least 55 standart score from the ALES Test and completed the MA program, can apply to the Ph. D. program without an ALES Test requirement as long as the applicants did not pause (give a break) more than a year.
  • In the evaluation of an application, the following criteria and percentages are considered: %50 of the ALES Test; % 10 of the KPDS/ÜDS Test; %15 of the BA (undergraduate) graduation GPA score; and %25 of the intervivew. With the recommendation of the applied department and decision of the committee, the candidates that get 60 score at least, are listed according to their scores.
  • The standards of which MA graduates can apply to the program is determined and announced by the Executive Committe every year.

ACCEPTANCE OF FOREIGN STUDENTS

  • Application Requirements for Foreign Students
  • Taking the ALES Test, or its international equivalent, GRE/GMAT Test, being taken within the last 3 years.
  • Being sucessful in the Oral Exam
  • For those who get his/her BA (undergraduate) degrees out of Turkey:
    Getting the document of equivalency for his/her BA (undergraduate) Diploma, from the Higher Education Council ( YÖK)
    Getting at least 60 score either from the Turkish Language Profficiency Test done by the Turkish National Police Academy or by the TÖMER, or a document that shows an advanced level of Turkish Language proficiency.
  • For the other issues, not stated above, the graduate proceedings and rules are applied.

Application Terms of Foreign Students for the Doctoral Programs

  • Other than their own native language, to take 55 score from the ÜDS Test on one of the languages of English, French, and German, or to take an equal score from a test that is approved by the Interuniversity Council
  • To take the ALES Test, or its international equivalent, GRE/GMAT Test, being taken within the last 3 years.
  • In order to be eligible in applicaton to Ph. D. program, the applicants are required to have a Master’s degree (with thesis) diploma.
  • For those who got their BA (undergraduate) and MA degrees from out of Turkey, are required to get 70 out of 100 score from the language proficiency test held either by the Turkish National Police Academy, or by TÖMER, or any other document that indicates the proficient level of advanced Turkish language.
  • For those who got their MA degrees from out of Turkey are required to get the document equivalency for his/her BA Diploma, from the Higher Education Council (YOK).
  • To be successful in the Interview Exam.
  • The rest will be implemented according ot the institutuional/internal rules and regulations.

APPLICATION TERMS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERNATIONAL SECURITY MASTER'S PROGRAM

  1. BA (undergraduate) degree diploma.
  2. Academic letters of recommendation from two individuals who can assess the applicant's qualifications and preparation.
  3. Statement of Background and Goals.
  4. Resume or CV.
  5. Official Transcripts (to be submitted in sealed envelopes).
  6. Document of English Proficiency: Applicants who earned an undergraduate degree where English was not the primary language of instruction are required to take Kamu Personeli Dil Sınavı (KPDS), Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Applicants who earned an undergraduate degree in which English was the primary language of instruction are not required to take any of these tests. The minimum scores for these tests are as follows: At least 75 from KPDS, ÜDS or YDS; 550 from TOEFL; or 6 from IELTS (or their equivalents).
  7. GRE/ALES Documents: All Turkish applicants are required to take either GRE or ALES. Turkish applicants should get at least 55 from the ALES or its international equivalents, or 1100 from GRE. These tests should have been taken within the last 3 years. Applicants who are not Turkish citizens are not required to take GRE or ALES.
  8. ID (with Photo) or Passport, or notarized copies.
  9. Application Fee (50 TL).
  10. In the evaluation of an application, the following criteria and percentages are considered for Turkish applicants: %50 of the GRE/ALES Score; % 20 of the TOEFL/IELTS/KPDS/ÜDS/YDS Score; %5 of the BA (undergraduate) graduation GPA score; and %25 of the interview/oral exam. (Applicants should get at least 60/100 from the interview/oral exam.)
  11. In the evaluation of an application, the following criteria and percentages are considered for non-Turkish applicants: % 40 of the TOEFL/IELTS/KPDS/ÜDS/YDS Score; %15 of the BA (undergraduate) graduation GPA score; and %45 of the interview/oral exam. (Applicants should get at least 60/100 from the interview/oral exam.)

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