ADMISSION POLICY

Büyük Kolej does not discriminate against any individual in any way on the basis of language, race, color, gender, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin in the administration of its recruitment, admissions, and educational policies. However, the Board recognizes that the School does not have the facilities to serve the educational needs of students who have significant mental, emotional or physical handicaps or who have significant learning difficulties. In line with the Convention of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (best interest of the child) the granting or refusal of admission of the students with disabilities is decided by the principals in collaboration with the relevant assistant principals.

According to the regulations of the Ministry of National Education of Turkey, students with disabilities who are determined by the affiliated Çankaya Rehberlik ve Araştırma Merkezi -RAM (Counseling and Research Center), can be enrolled in Individualized Education Program of Buyuk Kolej, on the condition that they pass the Buyuk Kolej Placement Test with a satisfactory grade.

 Pre-School and Elementary School Admission Procedure

The families of Pre-School applicants are required to schedule an interview with Pre-School assistant principal and guidance counselor. After the interview, the school will inform the parents if they are eligible.

First grade applicants must schedule an interview with the related assistant principal and guidance counselor. In addition, Grade 1 applicants are required to take the ‘Maturity Level Test’ or ‘Marmara School Maturity Assessment’. Applicants must pass the required score before being allowed to enroll.

Second and third grades applicants must schedule an interview with the related assistant principal and guidance counselor. Psychosocial and cognitive development level of the applicants is taken into consideration during the admission process.

Fourth grade applicants are required to take the ‘Büyük Kolej Placement Test’. Students must be able to perform at the same level of the students currently enrolled in the school.

Documents required for admission:

-Copy of ID card

-Report cards,

-Achievement certificates if applicable

-6 passport size photos

-Certificate of residence

Middle School Admission Procedure

Grades 5, 6, 7 and 8 applicants must take the ‘Büyük Kolej Placement Test’. The result of the test must show that the student is able to perform at the same level of the students currently enrolled in the school. The placement test date is announced through media and the school’s web page.

If the candidate passes the BK Placement Test with a satisfactory score, an observation- based interview is conducted by the PCGD with the candidate student and his/her family in order to finalize the admission process.

Students who score very high in the Buyuk Kolej Scholarship Exam are awarded with some scholarship.

Documents required for admission:

-Copy of ID card

-Report cards,

-Achievement certificates if applicable

-2 passport size photos

-Certificate of residence

High School Admission Procedure

Grade 9 applicants are required to take an oral and written English proficiency exam and a written Turkish proficiency exam. The average grade result of the proficiency tests must be 70 out of 100 scale in order to enroll into grade 9. Students who fail in one or both proficiency exams are required to enroll into Preparatory Class.

Grade 10, 11 and 12 applicants must take and pass the English Proficiency and the Büyük Kolej Student Admission Test.

Students who were previously enrolled in an equivalent school program that accommodates a preparatory class before Grade 9 are not required to take the English Proficiency Exam whereas they must only pass the Büyük Kolej Student Admission Test.

Then an observation-based interview is conducted by the PCGD with the candidate student and his/her family in order to finalize the admission process.

Students who score very high in the Buyuk Kolej Scholarship Exam are awarded with some scholarship.

Documents required for admission:

-Copy of ID card

-Report cards,

-Achievement certificates if applicable

-6 passport size photos

-Certificate of residence

-Personal information form (should be completed with the related assistant principal)

Science High School Admission Procedure

Science High School applicants must pass the Büyük Kolej Science High School Entrance Exam with the required score. An observation-based interview is conducted by the PCGD with the candidate student and his/her family in order to finalize the admission process.

Students who obtain written documentation of their outstanding achievement in the Turkish National Placement Test (Seviye Belirleme Sınavı-SBS), international or national art competitions, projects, etc. maybe awarded with a scholarship according to the Büyük Kolej Scholarship Policy.

Students who score very high in the Buyuk Kolej Scholarship Exam are awarded with some scholarship.

Documents required for admission:

-Copy of ID card

-Report cards,

-Achievement certificates if applicable

-6 passport size photos

-Certificate of residence

-Personal information form (should be completed with the related assistant principal)          

 Foreign Students Admission Procedure

Students applying from a foreign country must obtain a Certificate of Equivalence from the nearest Turkish Embassy/Consulate based in their country or from the Board of the Turkish Education and Discipline in Turkey. Foreign applicants who pass the Büyük Kolej Admission Test with the required score have to attend an interview with the related Guidance Counselor, which directly follows the exam. According to the result of both the exam and the interview foreign students are accepted to the school.