|Female Student Guesthouses|
|Guesthouses consist of 1 + 1 and 2 + 1 room apartments, the apartments have balconies and are arranged for 2-3-4-5-6 people.|
|Every flat in our guesthouses offers students kitchens equipped with ovens, hobs and refrigerators.|
|Female Student Guesthouses are 50 meters from our university.|
|Male Student Dormitory|
|The dormitory is 500 meters from our university.|
|The rooms have been arranged to accommodate 4 people each.|
|A study section, toilet, bathroom, locker, refrigerator have been arranged separately for each room.|
|Every floor is equipped with a study room, a lounge and a kitchen with television, refrigerator, oven, cooker.|
|Breakfasts in our guesthouses and dormitories are served every day of the week as an open buffet.|
|Unlimited and fast internet is available.|
|Washing machines, iron, laundry drying hanger for each room are available for our students' needs.|
Before you apply please make sure that you meet the health requirements of the Pilot Training Department. Getting a health certificate as described by the Directorate General of Turkish Civil Aviation you need to get a physical examination at one of the authorized hospitals listed here.
Documents Required for Enrollment:
Please fill out the application form here and make sure that you upload copies of all the necessary documents listed below:
1) The original copy high school diploma / English or Turkish copy, notarized or certified by the Turkish authorities abroad. High school diploma has to meet the admission criteria stated here.
2) Criminal record. English or Turkish copy, notarized or certified by the Turkish authorities abroad.
3) Certificate of equivalence for high school diploma (from the Republic of Turkey Ministry of National Education – Turkish Education Board or Turkish authorities in your country).
4) An official transcript, approved by the high school administration, showing the courses and grades you attained in high school. Turkish copy of the documents, certified by a notary or by Turkish authorities in your country.
5) Copies of the pages of your passport where your photograph and ID information are seen, English or Turkish copy of the visa page/s. A student visa is compulsory for all international students. A student visa can be obtained by submitting the letter of acceptance to the Turkish authorities in your country.
6) Four passport sized photographs.
7) Document showing that the tuition fee has been paid to:
Account Holder : KTO Karatay Universitesi
Bank Name : Halkbank
Branch Name : Aziziye – Konya
IBAN : TR23 0001 2001 3240 0016 1000 12
Upon completing your online application our staff will contact you. You will need to submit original documents before the semester starts. Students who are not able to travel to Turkiye because of the travel restrictions (result of the Covid-19 pandemic) will be asked to send their documents via express mail.
You can graduate from Konya Chamber of Commerce (KTO) Karatay University with two diplomas. You can increase your job opportunities unlimitedly after graduation with the double major opportunity offered by many of the departments.
Requirements for the Double Major Program
PStudents in the Pilotage Department who qualify for a double major in other departments are not charged a fee for the double major program.
|Department Name||Departments for a Double Major|
|Electrical - Electronics Engineering|
|International Trade and Logistics|
All scholarships are valid for the Double Major Program except Entrance High Success Scholarship, Language School Scholarship, Foreign Summer and Winter Scholarship obtained in the major program.
KTO Karatay University, the prominent representative of the education world, continues its efforts to achieve success that will shape the future of humanity as befits the historical responsibility from Karatay Madrasah. KTO Karatay University is a foundation university, which benefits all humanity locally, nationally and globally, is strong in practice as well as in theory, and has a duty to raise individuals who will play an important role in the social and economic development of our country.
Being a university of the world by 2051 which marks the 800th anniversary of Karatay Madrasah is the essential vision of KTO Karatay University.
About Our Training
We prepare future pilots for their airline and sectoral piloting needs from scratch to undergraduate level. Our school aims to cover the pilotage gap in the sector as soon as possible in the safest way by maintaining the technical infrastructure and equipment at the highest level in accordance with the requirements of the era with instructors with superior skills and experience without sacrificing high quality standards. Our students earn both a pilot license and a pilot diploma in the pilotage department with which they can apply to airline companies at the end of the 4-year pilot training.
The word glider entered our language from the French word "Planeur". In French, the word means “flying by gliding, covering a distance by gliding”.
It is defined by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) as a "an air vehicle without an engine that is heavier than air, capable of gliding in the air by creating a lifting force thanks to its fixed wing structure". Its history is older than engine assisted flight. It is an aircraft that can fly in the air by exploiting natural meteorological formations and can travel thousands of kilometers with these methods. German pilot Klaus Ohlmann performed a world distance record flight with a glider covering a distance of 3009 km in 2003.
Although it does not have an engine, glider training is the most important part of basic training worldwide before starting motorized flying. Glider training, which is the most important part of NASA's astronaut training, prepares astronauts for non-motorized flight on their return to Earth. From the moment space shuttles enter the atmosphere, they start to glide, that is, switch to glider mode. With the aim of maximizing the piloting skills of our students, we deliver this training that NASA also provides at the beginning of our flight instruction in our pilotage department. As a result of this flight training, our students gain an edge over competitors and are preferred candidates in the airline application process.
It should not be forgotten that it was this training, which develops emergency skills and piloting skills was also received by Captain Pilot Sully, who was able to land his plane like a bird on the Hudson River due to a motor failure thus saving the lives of dozens of people.
A candidate who wants to become an airline pilot must first receive PPL training, where basic theoretical training is delivered and basic skills used by a pilot are developed. The training consists of theoretical lessons not less than 100 hours in total and 46 hours of 30-minute flight training.
After the theoretical training delivered at the beginning of the course, the student is expected to take an exam organized by SHGM (General Directorate of Civil Aviation) and achieve 75% success in one of 4 exams. Students who fail 4 times in the exam receive re-take training and qualify for 4 more rights. A student who displays the required success in the exam is sent to the flight line by our school to fly for 45 hours.
During these flight trainings, the student learns to operate the aircraft's controls, basic air movements, basic instrument flight training and basic navigation safely. If deemed appropriate by the flight instructor, the student can make his first solo flight on the 15th hour lesson and fly solo for a total of 12 hours of the 45 hours of flying during this training.
At the end of the 45th hour, an examiner commissioned by SHGM tests the student's skills with a 1-hour and 30-minute flight, and if these skills are deemed sufficient, a PPL (Private Pilot License), namely a Private Pilot License, is issued on behalf of the student.
A candidate who has completed the PPL (A) training and awarded a PPL (A) license must make a 5-hour night flight on a single engine aircraft. This flight takes about 4 days. No further license is awarded on the completion of this training, however it must be completed in order to become a commercial pilot.
PIC (Pilot in Command) flight means flying on board as a responsible pilot. In order for the airline pilot candidate to complete the trainings from now on, he / she has to fly 100 hours as PIC in total. Since these flights are flown for 13 hours and 30 minutes during the training stages, 86 hours and 30 minutes in flight must be completed. A pilot can make these flights up to 6 hours per day. After 50 hours of PIC, the student can start IR (Instrument Rating) training.
This phase consists of advanced theoretical lessons that a pilot holding a PPL must take in order to engage in any commercial activity and work for an airline. The candidate repeats the lessons he / she has summarized during the PPL phase in detail with 650 hours of instruction. This training takes approximately 7 months during the 4-year training period. The student must participate 100% in all theoretical lessons.
Students sit exams separately for each of the 14 courses delivered by the General Directorate of Civil Aviation and they are expected to achieve 75% success for each one. The exams of these 14 courses must be completed "within 6 session rights and 4 exam rightss for each course". In addition, the student must take the first exam within 12 months after the end of theoretical instruction and complete all exams within 18 months from the date of taking the first exam.
If a students fails to complete all the exams successfully under these conditions, all the exam results are declared void and the student must retake all 14 exams, even those that he has succeeded by attending a "Re-take Course". “ATP credit” statement is added to the license of the candidate who has succeeded in all 14 exams. If the candidate who is successful in ATPL exams fails to obtain a CPL (A) license within 24 months, the exam results will become void.
A candidate who has completed the 50-hour PIC flight can start IR training. This training is delivered to the pilot to teach how to fly an aircraft safely using the indicators and auxiliary navigation devices inside the aircraft. The IR is entered into the license of the pilot candidate who has successfully completed this training. It is one of the trainings that is necessary to become an airline pilot.
This training starts with a 35-hour simulator flight. Simulator flights are recorded in the flight log, just like regular airplane flights, and the student learns basic procedures on the simulator. Subsequently, a flight is made by airplane for 15 hours to apply what has been learned. In addition to completing these flights, if the student is successful in the exam of 14 theoretical courses to be held by SHGM during the ATPL Theoretical stage, he / she proceeds into the control of the IR phase. Flight skills are tested by a pilot commissioned by SHGM again and, if approved, the IR is licensed by SHGM. This control can be accompanied with the CPL control if necessary.
This phase is flight training that the candidate must complete in order to engage in any commercial flight activity. It is the stage where the error tolerance of basic flight movements learned in PPL are replicated at a lower level.
This training is given for 15 hours to students who have taken IR instruction. Therefore, candidates targeting airlines are recommended to first complete the IR stage and then proceed to this stage. The candidate can then enter the control flights for both together. The candidate must be successful in the exams of the 14 courses in ATPL theoretical instruction to qualify for the control flight.
At this stage, the candidate learns to apply his developed skills on a multi-engine aircraft. This stage also starts with simulator training and then what is learned is applied on the aircraft. The training is completed with a total of 11 hours of flight and 2 hours of control flight. The pilot, who is successful in the control flight, qualifies to have multiple engine authority processed onto his license and with this authority the pilot is ready to apply to airlines as FO (First Officer). After this stage, the application and interview process of the pilot to different airlines begins together with graduation.
One of the biggest problems of today's aviation is that schools delivering aviation instruction do not have their own runways. Our department built its own runway when it was established to prevent our students from wasting time and being de-motivated by this problem. Our runway is located in Konya province and consists of 1000 meters of asphalt, 1500 meters of grass runway, taxiway and training facilities. In addition, this area is also planned to host aviation meetings, fairs and festivals.
Safety is our priority in flight training. Since the aircraft that we will use in our trainings must meet the conditions for modern equipment and requirements, our university has added modern aircraft to its fleet. Our aircraft are equipped their own parachute system. In a possible emergency, parachutes are opened on our planes, and the aircraft is lands slowly on the ground like a bird. Furthermore, the planes offer a more practical flight training as they are equipped with navigation and digital systems.
1- Achievement Grant (100%)
Each year KTO Karatay University holds International Students Scholarship Exam and allocates a given number of 50% and 100% scholarship quotas for students who get the highest scores at this exam. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 international student will get a 100% scholarship/Achievement Grant.
|Faculty/Department||Quotas||100% Scholarship||50% Scholarship||Paid/Non-Scholarship||Annual Fee|
|Pilot Training (4 Years)||8||1||0||7||$12.000|
|Tuition Fee||Aviation Training Fee|
|Year 1||12.000 USD||3.000 Euro|
|Year 2||12.000 USD||14.500 Euro|
|Year 3||12.000 USD||14.500 Euro|
|Year 4||12.000 USD||20.000 Euro|
|Each year's fees can be paid in 10 installments after an interest free-loan agreement deal with the banks our university cooperates with. An additional 6% discount is applicable for cash payment.|
Students who get an Achievement Grant do not pay any tuition and aviation training fees for 4 years. However, having lower than 2.00/4.00 SPA for two successive semesters will result in the cancellation of this grant.
It should be noted that an Achievement Grant does not cover housing, meal, books, and other costs.
2- MÜSİAD Scholarship (25% Tuition Fee Discount)
Students who fail to get a scholarship in the exam are entitled to receive a 25% discount in the tuition fees upon submitting a reference letter from MÜSİAD-Independent Industrialists' and Businessmen's Association’s branches outside Turkey. The reference letter has to be submitted during enrollment.
3- Friendly Countries Scholarship (25% Tuition Fee Discount)
Students who fail to get a scholarship in the exam are entitled to receive a 25% discount in the tuition fees upon submitting a reference letter from the embassies or consulates of their countries in Turkiye. The reference letter has to be submitted during enrollment.
4- Merit-Based Scholarship (100% Tuition Fee Discount)
Having the highest GPA of the class at the end of an academic year entitles successful students to get a Merit-Based Scholarship. This scholarship is given to students:
- who do not have to retake a course
- whose GPA is at least 3,25/4,00
- who never received a disciplinary punishment
When the number of students in the class is lower than 50, the first student with the highest GPA receives this scholarship, however in classes having more than 50 students the first two students are entitled to receive Merit-Based Scholarship.
Merit-Based Scholarships are receivable for 1 academic year. However, as long as a student continues to come first in his/her class in the following years the scholarship is still receivable.
5- Double Major Scholarship
All Pilot Training students are allowed to follow a double major path without paying a tuition fee as long as:
- their GPA is at least 2.75
- they do not have to retake a course
- they are within the top 20% in their classes
Pilot Training students can do double major at:
- Mechanical Engineering
- Mechatronics Engineering
- Computer Engineering
- Electrical and Electronics Engineering
- Industrial Engineering
- Business Management
- International Trade
Double Major Scholarships can be extended to the fifth year in case students have to study for one more year because of the clashes in the course hours.
For the 2020-2021 academic year annual tuition fee for Pilot Training is 12.000 $.
Option 1 : Pay in 10 installments without a discount
Option 2 : 6% Discount when paid in full as cash
Option 3 : 5% Discount when paid with credit card
As well as the tuition fee, Pilot Training students are required to pay an additional 52.000 € further to aviation training. This fee is paid at the beginning of each academic year as follows:
1st Year : 3.000 €
2nd Year : 14.500 €
3rd Year : 14.500 €
4th Year : 20.000 €
Each year's fee can be paid in installments.
KVKK Clarification Text
Law No. 6698 on the Protection of Personal Data (KVKK), which came into force after being published in the Official Gazette dated 07.04.2016, aims to protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals, especially the right to privacy, and regulate the procedures and principles regarding the obligations of real and legal persons who process personal data within the framework of compliance with the laws of the European Union.
In accordance with the Law on the Protection of Personal Data No. 6698, your personal data will be collected and processed by KTO Karatay University as the data officer, within the scope described above.
Processing Personal Data and the Purposes of Processing
Data of students who have any relationship with our university, student families, administrative and academic staff, other employees, visitors, suppliers, business partners, etc. real and / or legal third party institutions and organizations, collected by automatic or non-automatic methods shall be processed, transferred and stored within the framework of personal data processing conditions and purposes specified in articles 5 and 6 of KVKK for the following purposes:
Your personal data collected for the above mentioned purposes can be distributed to the Higher Education Council, Higher Education Institutions, SSI, Tax Office, legally authorized authorities, public institutions and organizations, contracted banks, cooperating companies, Konya Chamber of Commerce, Konya Chamber of Commerce Education and Health Foundation for personal data processing conditions specified in articles 8 and 9 of Law No. 6698.
Processing, Retention and Access of Personal Data by Third Parties
Third parties also have the obligation to process, maintain and access the data in accordance with Article 12 of the KVKK and are responsible for any violations. The university therefore prepares commitments that stipulate that third parties meet these requirements and grants the university authority to conduct audits.
In this context, the University has established different systems to fulfill this obligation, informed all its staff about this obligation within the framework of KVKK, determined the relevant personnel to audit the systems and established its procedures to be published on the University's Quality Web Site.
A "Personal Data Inventory" has been prepared within the scope of data processing activities carried out by the relevant departments of the University. Necessary trainings have been started for ISO 27001 certificate, all processes from collecting data to their deletion, necessary administrative structure, hardware and software and infrastructure have been established. The Personal Data Officer Team is responsible for all follow-ups, updates, audits and reporting.
Deleting, Destroying or Anonymizing Personal Data
The data processed in accordance with the relevant legislation is deleted, destroyed or anonymized by the data officer ex officio when the processing purpose has become moot or upon the request of the person concerned in accordance with the Regulation on Deletion, Destruction or Anonymization of Personal Data and Article 7 of KVKK.
If personal data is only available in information systems, outside the control and authority of the business unit, the units responsible for the information systems shall keep this data. Periodic destruction that will affect business processes and affect data integrity, cause data loss and is contrary to legal regulations will be made by information systems departments, taking into account the type of data and the systems in which it is located.
The Legal Rights of Personal Data Owner
Personal Data Holder Application Form is available at the address www.karatay.edu.tr web. As personal data holders, if you submit your Personal Data Holder Application Form to our University regarding your rights, our University will complete it free of charge within thirty days at the latest. However, if the transaction incurs a separate cost, a fee determined by our University’s Personal Data Protection Board will be charged.