Graduate Applications

Summary of Requirements for Admission to Graduate Programs
Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
CGPA 2.50/4.00
ALES is required from resident Turkish citizens who are applying for the M.S. programs. Turkish citizens who are residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may provide GRE scores instead of ALES. Applicants for Ph.D. programs may provide either ALES or GRE scores. ALES scores are valid for 3 years. M.S.: 55 (quantitative)
Ph.D: 55 (quantitative, for those who hold a M.S. degree with thesis)
Ph.D: 80 (quantitative, for those who do not hold a M.S. degree with thesis)
GRE: Turkish citizens who are residents of foreign countries and those applicants who are not Turkish citizens may provide GRE scores instead of ALES. (GRE ETS CODE:0620) M.S.: minimum quantitative: 153
Ph.D: minimum quantitative 157
English Proficiency and Period of Validity
  • TOEFL
  • IELTS
  • KPDS
  • ÜDS
TOEFL IBT(at least 87), IELTS (at least 6.5 average and 5.5 from each section) or Bilkent English Proficiency Exam (at least C). If you submit IELTS or Bilkent English Proficiency Exam results, you also need to submit foreign language requirements as imposed by Inter-universities Board (ÜAK) of Turkey (minimum of 55 from YDS or its equivalents as listed by the Board, in a language other than the mother tongue (minimum of 55 from YDS or its equivalents as listed by the Board, in a language other than the mother tongue ) must be satisfied by all PhD applicants. (TOEFL ETS CODE:0620)
Proof of Degree Yes (if already obtained)
Transcripts Yes
Statement of Purpose Yes
Letters of Recommendation 2
Application Deadlines
International : 10 November 2017
T.C. Citizen    : 13 December 2017
Date of Interview Interviews will be conducted; 
International: Mid November
T.C. Citizen    : Mid December
Contact Person
Ezhan Karaşan
mfbe [-at-] bilkent.edu.tr
Phone: +90 (312) 290-1208, 266-4133
Fax: +90 (312) 266-4126
ONLINE APPLICATION
Recommendation Letter Forms WORD, PDF
Department of Mathematics
Bilkent University
06800 Ankara, Turkey
Phone: +90 (312) 290-1586 / 266-4377
Fax: +90 (312) 266-4579