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International English Proficiency Exams and Minimum Scores

Required Minimum Score: 84

*Home Edition is not accepted

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Known as CAE (Cambridge Engish Advanced) Minimum score: B

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Known as CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency) Minimum score: B

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Required Minimum Score: 71

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Students who get B2 in Oxford Test of English (All Modules) are exempted from Istanbul Medipol University English Preparatory Program.


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Required minimum score: 6.5

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Istanbul Medipol University Language School will conduct 4 proficiency exams at the beginning of the year on the following dates: 

  1. September 13th 2023
  2. September 19th 2023
  3. October 17th 2023 
  4. November 14th 2023

If needed, exam dates might be changed by the academic committee of the Language School.

Students can take only one proficiency exam held by Istanbul Medipol University Language School at the beginning of the academic year. Those who get 75 and above from this exam are exempted from English Preparatory Education.

Starting levels of preparatory students are determined based on the placement test held after the proficiency exam. International exam scores cannot be used to determine the starting level at preparatory education.

Students who do not meet the conditions above are required to take English Preparatory Education, where attendance is mandatory.

All conditions are subject to regulations of the Council of Higher Education (YÖK) or Medipol University Senate and Language School Academic Committee.

  • All procedures regarding the English Preparatory Education are explained on
  • All announcements with regards to the English Preparatory Programme including exams, class lists and schedules are made on It is the students’ responsibility to follow the announcements. Students are not informed separately via SMS or e-mails.
  • Unless the enrolment process is complete, students CANNOT sit the proficiency exams held by Istanbul Medipol University Language School.
  • Failing to follow the announcements will not be an excuse and there will not be any make-up for the missing exams or any other forms of evaluation.