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Take an IELTS test in Turkey. You can find all the IELTS test dates and test locations here on admissiontestportal.com. Click on "Check availability" to access all available IELTS exams in Turkey and register to save your spot within a couple of minutes. According to our database, there are 6 test locations offered by British Council and 8 test locations offered by IDP in Turkey.

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British Council test location - Istanbul

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December 7, 2019 Academic December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 7, 2019 General Training December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council test location - Istanbul (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 12, 2019 UKVI Academic December 25, 2019 TRY 1600
December 12, 2019 UKVI Life Skills A1 December 25, 2019 TRY 1200
December 12, 2019 UKVI Life Skills B1 December 25, 2019 TRY 1200
December 12, 2019 UKVI Academic December 25, 2019 TRY 1600
December 15, 2019 UKVI Academic December 28, 2019 TRY 1600
93 km
British Council test location - Bursa

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December 7, 2019 Academic December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 7, 2019 General Training December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
British Council test location - Bursa (UKVI test location)

This test centre is specifically authorised by UK Visas and Immigration and offers the UKVI exam. Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 7, 2019 Academic December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 7, 2019 General Training December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
207 km
British Council test location - Burgas

Test dates are subject to availability. Please check real-time availability on the British Council Online Registration System.

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Test date Type Results by Test fee
December 7, 2019 Academic December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 7, 2019 General Training December 20, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 12, 2019 Academic December 25, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 Academic December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
December 14, 2019 General Training December 27, 2019 Global test date: please enquire
Other test centres in or nearby Turkey
  • IDP Education - Istanbul
  • IDP Education - Istanbul (UKVI test location)
  • IDP Education - Bursa
  • IDP Education - Bursa (UKVI test location)
  • IDP Education - Izmir

There is one British Council test centre in Turkeys capital Ankara. The average IELTS score of test takers with Turkish as native language is 6.1. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Turkey was 5.98. According to our database, there are 50 universities in Turkey that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Turkey is 6.1.

Former home to one of the mightiest empires in history, Turkey today has one of the most intriguing histories and cultural characters. Because of its interesting, transcontinental location, Turkey has a unique ethnic and cultural blend when it comes to food, art, language, and history. Students in Turkey have the chance to find themselves in a country with the richest and most complicated histories. What a place to learn and explore! You’ll even find yourself near - not one, but two - of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World: The Temple of Artemis, and the Mausoleum in Halicarnassus. If you’re looking for a place to pursue your Master’s or Bachelor’s degree, you’ll find no place more fascinating than Turkey. Take your courses during the week, and then take a weekend trip to the Archaeological Site of Troy or Rock Sites of Cappadocia! Besides having several top-ranked universities, many of which offer English-taught degree programmes, Turkish universities are also known for maintaining cooperation with neighboring institutions throughout Turkey and the rest of the world. If you are interested in going to Turkey for your Master’s or Bachelor’s, you’ll find specialised programmes and universities that offer interesting degree programmes for anything you’re interested in. The academic system in Turkey is largely modelled off of the American system, with two-year Associate’s Degree programmes, followed by 4-year Bachelor’s degree programmes, and 2- to 4-year graduate programmes. So, depending on where you are in your career or what goals you have in mind, universities in Turkey can offer something to fit your life, and a way for you to succeed.

To study in English at one of the universities in Turkey, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.

10 most popular study destinations for students in Turkey

  • I used the IELTS certificate for my application and got accepted at my top choice university.

  • The universities I applied for had all language requirements, so I took IELTS. Considering the fact that I prepared for it at home and I started with a very basic level of writing I eventually passed the test.

  • I decided to take IELTS, due to the reason that there is more human interaction and personally gave me a more comfortable feeling.

  • More than 800 British Council test locations
  • Accepted by more than 9,000 institutions
  • More than 2.5 million tests taken last year

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