Detailed Information on the English/Spanish Placement Test (DBS)



  • The test will be accessible on 21 September 2020 (at 10.30) on the LMS (e-learning portal:
  • The test consists of 50 multiple choice questions. The duration of the test is 75 minutes.   You are supposed to complete the test within the allotted time. The test submits automatically when time expires.
  • You have to keep one thing in mind that you will not be able to return to the previous question after you have clicked on the “Next” button” and move to the next question.
  • Please note that you can take the test only once. However, if you have a problem with the connection, on condition that you do not click on the “complete the test” tab, you have 2 (two) more rights to get connected again and continue your test within the time allotted (75 min). If you cannot get connected and continue your test within the allotted time, you will not be able to take the test.
  • You can use your desktops, laptops and mobile phones (Please note that you need to download the ALMS application for mobile phones).
  • You are expected to take measures yourself to mitigate the risks of connection problems and/or power outage. For this, we recommend you use a computer (PC) with a fast internet connection speed and/or  fully charge your laptops and mobile phones, making 3G or 4.5G mobile wireless networks available,  if possible. Students are deemed responsible for the issues mentioned above.
  • After you have clicked on the “Complete the Test” tab, you will not be able to return to the test and make any changes.
  • As of 16 September 2020 (**İMÜYÖS students and pending students can access the system and the sample exam by 17 September 2020 at the latest), when students who are able to access the system click on the Derslerim /DBS Sınavı  tabs respectively, the DBS Deneme Sınavı (10 questions) tab will appear on the screen.  The sample exam will be accessible to you until 23.59 on 20 September 2020 in order for you to see how the system works and not to have trouble during the exam.

Dear Students,

If you follow the aforementioned explanations and instructions about the test carefully, we strongly believe you will not have any problems. We wish you all good luck.

Deartment of Foreign Languages