This exam is held on the dates and days specified in the academic calendar of the School of Foreign Languages English Preparatory Program.

KHAS-LPPE is held at the beginning and end of the academic year and consists of two stages. KHAS-LPPE Stage 1 is the Level Placement Exam administered at the beginning of the academic year and is strongly advised for all students wishing to enter the Preparatory Program. Students who do not take this exam are placed in Track 1 and cannot make any demands regarding the change of their level.

LEVEL PLACEMENT EXAM (KHAS-LPPE STAGE 1)

Stage 1 of KHAS-LPPE is a test that measures English grammar and vocabulary skills. In this exam, students who do not pass the threshold are placed in Track 1 or Track 2 in the English Preparatory Program based on their scores. Students whose level is determined as B1 or higher in the first stage of KHAS-LPPE earn the right to take KHAS-LPPE Stage 2.

KHAS-LPPE Stage 1 Example Questions:

1) I like your bag. How long ________ it?
    a) you have
    b) have you had
    c) did you have
    d) are you having 

2) Please stop making too much noise. Sara ________ to study for her test tomorrow.
    a) tries
    b) has tried
    c) tried
    d) is trying

ENGLISH PROFICIENCY EXAM (KHAS-LPPE STAGE 2)

KHAS-LPPE Stage 2 is held at the end of Spring Semester and consists of three parts which measure reading (40%), listening (30%) and writing (30%) skills. Those who score 60 or more in total in Stage 2 are exempted from the English Preparatory Program and are entitled to begin their studies in the Faculties/Departments in the new academic year.

Students who can sit KHAS-LPPE STAGE 2:

● Enrolled students who successfully complete the program
● Students whose level is determined as B1 or higher in the first stage of KHAS-LPPE
● Dismissed students who fulfilled the attendance requirement and are entitled to sit KHAS-LPPE Stage 2 according to the YÖK (Council of Higher Education) Law 2547 item 44 c.

Please click here for detailed information about the KHAS-English Language Proficiency and Placement Exam (LPPE) Stage 2.

Sample for KHAS English Language Proficiency and Placement Exam (KHAS-LPPE):

Speed Reading
Careful Reading
Note Taking Outline Questions and Key
Note Taking Lecture Recording
While Listening Questions and Key
While Listening Recording
Writing Example

EXEMPTION FROM KHAS PREPARATORY PROGRAM / KHAS-LPPE

Students can also be exempt from the English Preparatory Program if they provide documents with the obtained scores of the internationally recognized English proficiency exams accepted by the Kadir Has University Senate. The international language exams accepted for exemption from the English Preparatory Program and the minimum scores required for these exams are as follows.

TOEFL-IBT

CAE

CPE

PTE-Academic

78

C

C

67

valid for 2 years

valid for 3 years

valid for 3 years

valid for 2 years

In order for the TOEFL IBT score to be recognized, it must be taken at a test center owned by a state or private university in Turkey using the Kadir Has University institution code (7524). Applications that do not meet the requirements are not accepted.

For the PTE Academic exam result to be recognized, the exam must be taken in an official exam center, and the valid score must be shared with Kadir Has University School of Foreign Languages.