Announcement for Candidates Who Have Graduated From METU After January 2017
and Will Apply for the 2020-2021 Fall Semester
English proficiency exam certificate will not be required for the application to METU NCC graduate programs from the students who have graduated from an undergraduate or graduate program of the METU after January 2017. Please note that this applies only to candidates applying for the 2020-2021 fall semester.
2020-2021 Fall Calendar for Graduate Programs
|Sending Acceptance Letters||14.09.2020|
|Online Course Registration & Advisor Approval|
|Graduate Programs Commence|
- Original undergraduate degree diploma or letter certifying graduation
- Official undergraduate transcript
- Official English Language Proficiency Certificate (IELTS, TOEFL, EPE)*
- Official ALES certificate (For Turkish Citizens)
- Copy of passport pages that include identification information
- Official certificate/exemption of military service (Republic of Turkey & TRNC males only)
- Four colour photos (4.5 x 6 cm size)
* For graduate programs, English proficiency of students who are nationals of English-speaking countries and graduated from the universities whose medium of instruction is English is evaluated by the Administrative Board.
Application link: https://apply.ncc.metu.edu.tr
Upon arrival to METU NCC campus, you will receive much more information on registration, student visa and have opportunities to attend orientation sessions.
We look forward to welcoming you at METU-NCC
We would like to give some important information to admitted students that will help you in the enrollment process:
Travel Information for International Students
1. Prepare for travel to Northern Cyprus (Lefkosa / Ercan) not later than 30 days before your program starting date.
2. Make an appointment with the nearest Turkish Embassy / Consulate for TRANSIT VISA to Turkey, if not exempted. (www.mfa.gov.tr)
3. Make flight reservation (preferably Turkish Airlines or Pegasus due to automatic luggage transfer) as soon as possible, since routes to Istanbul & Northern Cyprus (Ercan airport) are busy in September and January.
4. Go to Turkish Embassy / Consulate with your acceptance letter issued by the METU NCC & other documents required by the Embassy / Consulate; apply for the Turkish transit visa.
5. Purchase your earlier reserved ticket.
6. Inform us via e-mail (nccgroffmetu.edu.tr) on your flight schedule (date of arrival, time of your departure from Istanbul, flight number). This information must be provided at least 3 working days (Mon-Fri) prior to your arrival. Otherwise, the airport picks up is not guaranteed.
7. Upon check-in, in order to avoid luggage loss, make sure that transit tags are attached to all of your bags.
8. Upon arrival to Turkey, go to the transit area for you connection flight for Northern Cyprus (ERCAN airport)
9. Upon arrival to Northern Cyprus (ERCAN airport) show your acceptance letter to the customs officer.