IELTS and the YDS (Language Proficiency Test administered in Turkey) equivalence 

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is a secure and reliable test, recognised internationally as well as in Turkey. It provides a fair, accurate and relevant assessment of language skills based on well-established standards and covers the full range of ability, from beginner through to a very high level of proficiency. 

IELTS remains valid and is still recognized for all non YDS purposes in Turkey including entry to undergraduate courses and for the workplace opportunities. We are working towards IELTS inclusion in future revisions of the YDS equivalency table to ensure even more people have the opportunity to take IELTS in Turkey. – IELTS Partner Spokesperson 

Validity and security have always been top priorities for the IELTS partners, who directly administer all IELTS tests in Turkey. Fair and consistent delivery of the test is ensured by secure technology and the continual monitoring of examiners and test results as well as test centre management and facilities.

More than 9,000 recognising organisations worldwide rely on IELTS test results and they can take advantage of IELTS Results (TRF) Verification service – quick and secure way to verify candidate results online.