American Association of Medical Colleges Admission Test - Univareity

International Level Exam

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About the Test

Study Level
Under Graduate
Mode of Test
Online
Conducting Authority
American Association of Medical Colleges

The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a standardized, multiple-choice examination designed to assess the examinee's problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. Scores are reported in Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, and Biological Sciences. Almost all U.S. medical schools and many Canadian schools require applicants to submit MCAT exam scores. Many schools do not accept MCAT exam scores that are more than three years old.

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Test Format

300 Minutes

Duration of Test

25+ Times

Frequency per year

0 - 45

Score Range

NA

Test Score Validity

Requirements

Eligibility

Candidate completed or appearing for any one of the following programs are eligible to apply. Eligible programs include:
  • Allopathic
  • Osteopathic
  • Podiatric
  • Veterinary Medicine
At the time of registration, you will be required to accept a statement verifying that you are taking the exam solely for the purpose of applying to a health professions school. If you are not applying to a health professions school, or if you are a currently enrolled medical student, you need to obtain special permission to register for the exam. There are no additional eligibility requirements for international students.

Application Fees

The student can pay the fee in three different zones depending on the priority of registration on website
Gold Zone (Approx. 1 month or more prior to the exam) -  $ 365 USD
Silver Zone (Approx. 3–4 weeks prior to the exam) -  $ 365 USD
Bronze Zone (Approx. 1–2 weeks prior to the exam) -  $ 415 USD
All deadlines are 
           Gold Zone                                                                                      Silver Zone                                                                                 Bronze Zone
Initial Registration $305                                                           Initial Registration $305                                                                  Initial Registration $355
Date and/or Test Center Reschedule Fee=$75                  Date and/or Test Center Reschedule Fee=$135                       No Reschedule Option=N/A
Cancelation Refund=$150                                                     No Cancelation Refund=N/A                                                          No Cancelation Refund=N/A
International Fee=$95                                                              International Fee=$95                                                                     International Fee= $95
 
Fee Assistance Program Recipients (in USD)
 
Fee Assistance Registration $115                                 Fee Assistance Registration $115                                            Fee Assistance Registration $165
Fee Assistance Reschedule $30                                   Fee Assistance Reschedule** $50                                           No Fee Assistance Reschedule Option N/A
Fee Assistance Cancelation Refund $60                    No Fee Assistance Cancelation Refund N/A                      No Fee Assistance Cancelation Refund N/A
Fee Assistance International* $95                                Fee Assistance International* $95                                             Fee Assistance International* $95
 

Application

Application Process

  • You will need an AAMC ID, an associated user name, and password to register for the MCAT exam.
  • If you have already created an AAMC ID, you must use this user name and password when registering for your MCAT exam.
  • Note that you would have created an AAMC ID to access other products and services, such as the AAMC practice tests, MSAR database, Fee Assistance Program, or AMCAS
  • application, so this AAMC ID (and associated user name and password) is part of your requisite identity.
  • If you do not have an existing AAMC ID, you will be directed to create a new user name and password when entering the MCAT Scheduling & Registration System.
  • If you forget your user name or password DO NOT create a new AAMC ID.
  • Try resetting your password on the registration login page. If you are still having problems, contact the MCAT Resource Center at mcat@aamc.org, or 202-828-0690.

Application Deadlines and Date of exam:
All dates belonging to this test can be found here.

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Deadlines for Applications

Select the academic year of your choice to see the deadlines    
January 19
Exam Start Date For GOLD ZONE,SILVER ZONE,BRONZE ZONE
October 19 , 2016
Registration Srart Date For GOLD ZONE
December 19 , 2016
Registration Deadline For GOLD ZONE
December 20 , 2016
Registration Srart Date For SILVER ZONE
January 4 , 2017
Registration Deadline For SILVER ZONE
January 5 , 2017
Registration Start Date For BRONZE ZONE
January 10 , 2017
Registration Deadline For BRONZE ZONE

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