Please see below the current information about the upcoming admissions testing sessions in 2023.
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This article was updated on 18 September 2023.
The October session will include the following tests:
- BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
- Test of Mathematics for University Admission (TMUA)
- Engineering Admissions Assessment (ENGAA)
- Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment (NSAA)
- Thinking Skills Assessment Section 1 (TSA S1)
- Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)
All tests will be paper-based in 2023 and have to be taken at approved test centres.
For information about University of Oxford admissions tests not listed above (including MAT, PAT, ELAT, LNAT, HAA), please see the university's website.
STEP is not part of the October session - these tests take place in June.
Registration opens (all tests)
(Test centres can register candidates from this date)
1 September 2023
Deadline to apply for modified papers
(e.g., test papers with enlarged print)
The deadline to request modified materials has now passed.
Deadline to apply for access arrangements (e.g., extra time)
29 September 2023 at 18.00 UK time
Assessment date (all tests)
18 October 2023
Registration fees apply for BMAT and TMUA as follows:
Registration fee within the UK and EU: £78/€91
Registration fee outside the EU: £104/$142
Please see our website here for details about test vouchers (reimbursement of fees). Test voucher codes enable UK students in financial need to take the test for free at British Council authorised test centres in the UK.
Reimbursement of registration fees is available for UK students in financial need who are taking BMAT in their school or college as well. Schools and colleges registered as test centres can find out more information on how to apply for reimbursement of fees for their eligible students in this article.
Test centres can access the following documents on the support site:
- registration forms
- test specific instructions
- Notice to Candidates
- test session start times
- information on returning test materials with MyDHL+
Remember, to view these documents you need to be logged into the support site with an account that is linked to a test centre.
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing will not be running the IMAT in 2023. Please visit the CINECA support site if you have any queries regarding this.
STEP 2023 took place on 8 and 21 June 2023.
You can access your results via the Results Online website. You will need the information provided on your Confidential Results Information document, which you would have received on the day of the test.
If you do not have your unique candidate information, or mislaid it,please contact the Exams Officer at the centre where you took your test- they will be able to access and print your Statement of Results and the accompanying Explanation of Results for you.
BMAT March took place on 4 March 2023.
You need to use our Metritests system to check your BMAT results and release them to your chosen institution(s). To find out more about sharing your results via Metritests please see this article.
Admissions tests in 2024
Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing will withdraw from running a series of university admissions tests with effect from 2024-5.
You can read the full statement on this decision on our website.