The plagiarism processes stated below are required to be done twice on the dates given in the graduation calendar:

  1. before the thesis is submitted to the jury (the final version of the thesis in terms of its content)
  2. after the thesis is accepted by the jury in the defense exam (final version of the thesis accepted by the jury)


Plagiarism report is prepared by the graduate school staff.


The new system to be used for plagiarism reports is TURNITIN.

Step 1: You must create a new student account from here first. When creating an account the information below is required:

           Class ID (Sınıf Numarası): 22413878

           Class Enrollment Key (Sınıf Kayıt Anahtarı): 3833108


Step 2: Please select (click on) Fen Bilimleri Enstitüsü Tezler button. You will see the period available for taking reports in accordance with the Graduation Calendars.

Step 3: Upload your thesis to the system following the rules below:

  • The theses must be sent in the .pdf version.
  • You are not allowed to upload a thesis multiple times, therefore upload the thesis that you have completed.
  • The file name must be in the " name_surname_department_status of the thesis " format. Please write the name of the department and the status in Turkish.

         e.g.:for a thesis submitted to jury:

                              Ayşe Yıldırım_Bilgisayar Müh_juriye sunulan tez

                for a thesis accepted in the defense exam: 

                              Ayşe Yıldırım_Bilgisayar Müh_Savunma Sınavında Kabul Edilen Tez

  • For Turkish theses, the sections before Özet, and for English theses, the sections before Abstract; the References; and The CV in old templates and The publications derived from the thesis must be deleted
  • The images (shapes) of the theses whose file size is big (more than 25MB) must be deleted

The theses that do not meet the rules above are not checked for plagiarism.




  1. Graduate School staff submits the report to the related officer after the report is prepared. (There is nothing that the student has to do at this point)
  2. If your plagiarism report is more than 20%, you need to make the necessary revisions to get it below 20% and upload it for plagiarism check again.
  3. Please remember that you must have your advisor to sign and must sign the Thesis Defensibility and Plagiarism Report which is required for the first draft submission.