Please see below the current information about the upcoming admissions testing sessions in 2021. Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19 some information and dates may change.
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STEP 1 has been discontinued. If you were planning to take STEP 1 as part of your university application, please check with your chosen university to see which alternative option(s) they will accept.
STEP 2: 14 June
STEP 3: 17 June
Registration for the test opened on 15 March.
Registration closed on 7 May at 16:00 BST.
We will not accept any requests for late registration.
STEP 2021 will be paper-based, administered at test centres.
United Kingdom: £90 per candidate per paper
Rest of the world (including the EU): £125 per candidate per paper
Please note that test centres may charge an administration fee in addition to the registration fee. This is done at the centres' discretion.
Unable to attend the test
If you can no longer attend the test because of COVID-19, please contact your test centre to notify them. The centre will be able to request that you are withdrawn from test.
We have now published the STEP 2021 Exam Instructions for centres. Please ensure you have logged into the Support Site in order to access the documents.
Test centres can find the Handbook for Centres here. Please note we no longer send a hard copy together with exam materials.
Information about IMAT in 2021 will be added as soon as it is available.
Due to the ongoing challenges caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic, the BMAT – September test session will not go ahead this year.
We will be running the BMAT – November test session, which will take place on 3 November 2021. Further information about this test session will be confirmed soon.
The date for the November test session for 2021 has been agreed for 3 November 2021.