Over 2.5 million Turkish students will take the country's national university entrance exams this weekend, the head of Turkey's examination body said on Thursday.
"The YKS [Higher Education Institutions Examination], which consists of three rounds, will be held in total of 188 exam centers, including the Lefkosa Exam Center [in Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus]," Halis Aygun, head of Measuring, Selection and Placement Center (OSYM), told Anadolu Agency.
Aygun said the YKS was the most comprehensive and widely-participated among all other examinations organized by the institution.
He added that all the preparations for the exam which will be held on June 15-16, and all exam papers have been delivered to the provinces and districts.
The exam rounds include a Basic Proficiency Test (TYT), an Area Qualification Test (AYT), and a Foreign Language Test (YDT).
Source: Anadolu Agency