The Bio Medical Admissions Test (BMAT)
The Bio Medical Admissions Test (BMAT) is an admissions test for applicants to Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Bio medical Science and Dentistry courses at certain universities.
BMAT is a 2-hour, pen and paper test, which consists of three sections. The first two sections are both multiple-choice/short answer and the third section is a writing task.
Section 1: Aptitude and Skills (60 Mins)
Problem Solving – 30 Minutes (13 Questions) – 2 Classes
Data Analysis & Inference – 15 Minutes (12 Questions) 1- Class
Understanding Argument – 15 Minutes (10 Questions) 2- Classes
(Identify reasons, assumptions and conclusions , detect flaws, draw conclusions.)
Section-2 : Scientific Knowledge and Applications (30 Minutes)
Biology – 8 Minutes (6-8 Questions) 1- Class
Chemistry – 8 Minutes (6-8 Questions) 1- Class
Physics -8 Minutes (6-8 Questions) 1- Class
Mathematics – 6 Minutes (5-7 Questions) 1- Class
Section-3 : Writing Task – (30 Minutes) 1- Class
BMAT Test Center Details in UAE :
- Dubai International Academy (DIA)
- British Council Abu Dhabi
- British Council Dubai
Section 1 is designed to test Aptitude and Skills (such as problem solving, understanding arguments, data-analysis, critical thinking, logic and reasoning), and lasts 60 minutes with 35 questions.
Section 2 tests Scientific Knowledge and Applications (the ability to apply scientific knowledge from school science and math), and lasts 30 minutes, with 27 questions.
Section 3 is a 30-minute writing task, which tests the ability to select, develop and organize ideas to communicate concisely and effectively. Candidates must complete one essay question from a choice of four questions, requiring the construction of an argument or debate, an analysis of a statement, or similar task. Unlike UKCAT, BMAT does not allow the use of calculators and dictionaries.