BMAT 2019: BioMedical Admission Test for Medical and Dental Application

The BMAT (BioMedical Admission Test) measures students ability to apply mathematical and scientific temper in the field of medicine and health science. The BMAT Score represents whether you would be able to study and complete rigorous coursework in medicine. Medical schools across United Kingdom, Rest of the Europe, Asia and may other locations consider BMAT Score as a benchmark of success. Prospective students willing to pursue a course in medical sciences need BMAT Score to apply to medical schools.

BMAT is pen and paper based test. The test is divided over three sections:  Sections 1 and 2 are multiple-choice, and Section 3 is a writing task. The total time allotted to complete the task is 120 minutes.
BMAT tests your ability to apply scientific and mathematical knowledge, as well as problem solving, critical thinking and written communication skills that are essential to university-level study.

To help you in preparing for BMAT we have gathered here detailed information.

BMAT 2019 Important Dates

BMAT: BioMedical Admission Test is administered four times over a year. Students seeking admission in medical/dental program can take this test on a suitable date. Following given BMAT 2019 Schedule

BMAT 2019 February Keydates

  • BMAT February Test is scheduled on 16 February 2019

BMAT 2019 May Keydates

  • Registration opens: 25 February 2019
  • Last date for requests for modified papers: 02 April 2019
  • Registration closes: 26 April 2019
  • BMAT May Test date: 07 May 2019
  • Results released: 28 May 2019 (0900 UK time)

BMAT 2019 August Keydates

  • Registration opens: 24 June 2019
  • Last date for requests for modified papers: 26 July 2019
  • Last date to request repayment of BMAT fees: 26 July 2019
  • Registration Deadline: 11 August 2019
  • BMAT August Test Date: 31 August 2019
  • BMAT August Result: 20 September 2019

BMAT – October key dates 2019

  • Registration Opens: 1 September 2019
  • Registration Deadline (Standard Fee): 1 October 2019
  • Registration Deadline (Late Fee): 15 October 2019
  • BMAT October Test Date: 30 October 2019
  • BMAT October Result: 22 November: 2019

BMAT Test Format, Time Required and No. of Questions

BMAT Section 1: Aptitude and Skills

Generic skills in problem solving, understanding arguments, and data analysis and inference.
  • Questions: 35 multiple-choice questions
  • Timing: 60 minutes

BMAT Section 2: Scientific Knowledge and Applications

The ability to apply scientific knowledge typically covered in school Science and Mathematics by the age of 16 (for example, GCSE in the UK and IGCSE internationally).
  • Questions: 27 multiple-choice questions
  • Timing: 30 minutes

BMAT Section 3: Writing Task

The ability to select, develop and organise ideas, and to communicate them in writing, concisely and effectively.
  • Questions: One writing task from a choice of three questions
  • Timing: 30 minutes

Institutes/Programs accepting BMAT 2019 February Test Score

The BMAT – February test score is used by the following institutions/programs:
  • Universidad de Navarra, Spain  / Medicine    
  • CEU Cardenal Herrera University, Spain  / Medicine
  • University of Pecs, Hungary / Medicine and Dentistry
  • University of Rijeka, Croatia / Medicine
  • University of Zagreb, Croatia / Doctor of Medicine (in English)
  • Medical University of Warsaw, Poland / MD program in English for High School graduates and Dentistry
  • Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland / 6-year MD English Program and DMD – Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Vasile Goldiș Western University of Arad, Romania / Medicine in English

Institutes / Courses accepting BMAT 2019 May Test Score

The BMAT – May test score is used by the following institutions/programs:
  • Lancaster University, UK / Medicine (UCAS Extra, UK and EU applicants only)  AND Foundation Year for Medicine & Surgery (UCAS Extra, UK applicants only)
  • Universidad de Navarra, Spain / Medicine
  • University of Pecs, Hungary / Medicine AND Dentistry
  • University of Rijeka, Croatia / Medicine
  • Medical University of Warsaw, Poland / MD program in English for High School graduates AND Dentistry
  • Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin, Poland / 6-year MD English Program AND DMD – Doctor of Dental Medicine
  • Vasile Goldiș Western University of Arad, Romania / Medicine in English
  • University of Zagreb, Croatia  / Doctor of Medicine (in English)

Institutes / Courses accepting BMAT 2019 August Test Score

BMAT August is scheduled on 31 August 2019. The following institutions / courses accepts BMAT August score for accepting application
  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School (B74)* / A100 Medicine
  • Imperial College London (I50) / A100 Medicine  and A109 Graduate Medicine
  • Lancaster University (L14)  / A100 Medicine & Surgery  and A900 Foundation Year for Medicine & Surgery
  • University College London (U80)  / A100 Medicine
  • University of Cambridge (C05) / A100 Medicine
  • University of Leeds (L23) / A100 Medicine  and A200 Dentistry
  • University of Manchester Medical School (international applicants) / A106 MBChB Medicine and A104 MBChB Medicine (with foundation year)
  • University of Oxford (O33)** /A101 Graduate Medicine only
  • Keele University (K12) / A100 Medicine
  • Keele requires only ‘overseas for fees’ students to take BMAT.     
  • Universidad de Navarra / Medicine
  • University of Pecs / Medicine and Dentistry
  • Chiang Mai University†    / Doctor of Medicine
  • Chulalongkorn University† / Doctor of Medicine
  • Khon Kaen University†    / MD02 Medicine (Northeast Thailand applicants) and MDX Medicine (other applicants)
  • King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang† , Faculty of Medicine / Medicine
  • Mahidol University†
  • Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital / Medicine
  • Mahidol International Dental School / Dentistry
  • Navamindradhiraj University†
  • Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital / MD Doctor of Medicine
  • Srinakharinwirot University† / A10S Doctor of Medicine (joint programme with the University of Nottingham)
  • Suranaree University of Technology† / MD Doctor of Medicine
  • Thammasat University: CICM and Dentistry† / 642901 Doctor of Medicine (English language) and 642902 Doctor of Dental Surgery (bilingual English/Thai)
  • University of Zagreb / Doctor of Medicine (in English)

Institutions/courses not accepting BMAT 2019 August results

** University of Oxford – Medicine and BioMedical Sciences:
The University of Oxford will only accept BMAT results from the October session for A100 Medicine and BC98 Biomedical Sciences. If you are applying for either of these courses at the University of Oxford, you must take the test in October only, even if you are also applying to institutions/courses that accept August results.

Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine:
Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine will only accept BMAT results from the October session for Medicine. If you are applying to LKC Medicine, you must take the test in October only, even if you are also applying to institutions/courses that accept August results.

Nazarbayev University School of Medicine:

If you're applying to Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, please contact them for information.

* Both UK/EU Fee status students and International students will need to sit the BMAT for 2020 entry.

† If you’re applying to Thai universities, please visit their websites to check application details, as nationality or other restrictions may apply.

Institutes / Courses accepting BMAT 2019 October Test Score

The following institutes / medical courses accepts BMAT October Test Score for application
  • Brighton and Sussex Medical School (B74)* / A100 Medicine
  • Chiang Mai University** / Doctor of Medicine
  • Imperial College London (I50)  / A100 Medicine and A109 Graduate Medicine
  • Keele University (K12) / A100 Medicine
  • Keele requires only ‘overseas for fees’ applicants to take BMAT.    
  • Khon Kaen University** / MD02 Medicine (Northeast Thailand applicants) and MDX Medicine (other applicants)
  • King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang**
  • Faculty of Medicine/Medicine
  • Lancaster University (L14)  / A100 Medicine & Surgery and A900 Foundation Year for Medicine & Surgery
  • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKC Medicine) / Medicine: MBBS degree jointly awarded by Imperial College London and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Mahidol University**
  • Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital / Medicine
  • Mahidol International Dental School / Dentistry
  • University of Manchester Medical School (international applicants) / A106 MBChB Medicine and A104 MBChB Medicine (with foundation year)
  • Navamindradhiraj University**
  • Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital / MD Doctor of Medicine
  • Nazarbayev University School of Medicine†  / MD (postgraduate Medicine)
  • Srinakharinwirot University**     / A10S and Doctor of Medicine (joint programme with the University of Nottingham)
  • Suranaree University of Technology** / MD Doctor of Medicine
  • Thammasat University: CICM and Dentistry**     / 642901 Doctor of Medicine (English language)  and 642902 Doctor of Dental Surgery (bilingual English/Thai)
  • University College London (U80)  / A100 Medicine
  • University of Cambridge (C05)  / A100 Medicine
  • University of Leeds (L23)  / A100 Medicine  and A200 Dentistry
  • University of Oxford (O33)  / A100 Medicine; A101 Graduate Medicine and BC98 Biomedical Sciences
  • Universidad de Navarra    / Medicine
  • University of Pecs / Medicine  and Dentistry
  • University of Zagreb  / Doctor of Medicine (in English)

Institution/course not accepting BMAT 2019 October Results

Chulalongkorn University:
Chulalongkorn University will only accept BMAT results from the August session for the Doctor of Medicine course. If you are applying for this course at Chulalongkorn University, you must take the test in August only.

* Both UK/EU Fee status students and International students will need to sit the BMAT for 2020 entry.

** If you’re applying to Thai universities, please visit their websites to check application details, as nationality or other restrictions may apply. We understand that all the Thai universities other than Chulalongkorn will accept results from BMAT – October but we recommend you check with the universities themselves.

† If you're applying to Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, please contact them for information.

BMAT 2019 Test Sites

BMAT is administered four times over a year. Following given BMAT 2019 Test Locations for different test dates.

BMAT 2019 February Test Sites

BMAT 2019 February Test is offered across following locations. Name countries and cities are given below
  • Belgium: Brussels
  • Colombia: Bogota
  • Croatia: Zagreb
  • Ecuador: Quito
  • France: Paris
  • Germany: Munich
  • Guatemala: Guatemala City
  • Honduras: Tegucigalpa
  • Hungary: Budapest
  • India: Gurugram
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • Mexico: Mexico City
  • Panama: Panama City
  • Poland: Warsaw
  • Portugal: Torres Vedras
  • Spain: Pamplona
  • Spain: Valencia
  • Sweden    : Stockholm
  • Switzerland: Winterthur
  • Taiwan: Taipei
  • Turkey: Istanbul
  • UK: London,
  • USA New York, Houston
  • Venezuela: Caracas

BMAT 2019 May Test Sites

BMAT 2019 May Test is offered across following locations. Name of countries and cities are given below
  • Brazil: Sao Paolo
  • Canada: Toronto
  • Cyprus: Nicosia
  • Ecuador: Quito
  • France: Paris
  • Germany: Munich
  • Hong Kong: Hong Kong
  • India: Gurugram
  • Ireland: Dublin
  • Israel: Tel Aviv
  • Malaysia: Petaling Jaya
  • Nigeria: Lagos
  • Pakistan: Lahore
  • Poland: Warsaw
  • Portugal: Torres Vedras
  • Spain: Pamplona
  • Sweden: Stockholm
  • Switzerland: Winterthur
  • Taiwan: Taipei
  • Thailand: Bangkok
  • Turkey: Istanbul
  • UAE: Dubai
  • UK: London, Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham
  • USA: New York

BMAT 2019 August Test Sites

BMAT 2019 August Test will be administered over 30 test sites including United Kingdom and rest of the world. Register for BMAT 2019 August Test

BMAT 2019 October Test Sites

For students taking STEP in June or one of the test in October, your institute need to register you for BMAT 2019 October Test. However, if you are not taking BMAT October at your school Find a BMAT 2019 October Test Center near you.

BMAT 2019 Test Fee

To appear for BMAT a candidate need to pay following mentioned sum.
  • GBP130; or
  • EUR136; or
  • USD210.
The cost of a Results Enquiry or Appeal: GBP40; EUR44; or USD50.
The fee and currency you pay will depend on where in the world you are taking the test.

BMAT 2019 Registration

BMAT is administered four times over a year.  If your school is not offering BMAT and you are a mature candidate Book a BMAT Test Date

How to prepare for BMAT 2019

BMAT is about your scientific temperament and ability to apply scientific knowledge and mathematics in the field of medical sciences/health sciences. Its not about how much you know; indeed its about decision taking, application of knowledge and idea and ability to handle complex problems. The BMAT measure your medical school success. Medical Schools in UK and worldwide accept BMAT as a measure of medical program success.

In an examination like BMAT your goal is to stay ahead of fellow competitors. One wrong answer or few seconds that you take extra in examination hall makes a lot a difference in your score. You need to complete the given three tasks in defined time limit.

To prepare for BMAT you are recommended to:
  • Clear all your basics from past year’s studies.
  • Improve your communication abilities.
  • Master the art of completing  three BMAT Task in stipulated time limit.
  • Practice lots of typical questions.
  • Take as many typical BMAT test as you can under examination condition before you actually write real BMAT.
  • Know your weak areas and improve.
  • GET FREE BMAT Resources, Prepare Better
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