MCAT Exam Dates 2018
MCAT Exam Dates 2018: The MCAT® 2018 Exam Dates are announced by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). MCAT 2018 is being administered by the Pearson VUE at 18 countries around the world. As opposed to the previous years, five new MCAT exam dates 2018 have been added making it a total of 30. To make it easier for the aspirants, most dates fall on Friday and Saturday. They list of the countries are given below. MCAT at most countries listed below have about 1–5 centres with the exception of USA and Canada, who have more than 30 MCAT exam 2018 test centres. MCAT aspirants are allowed to choose the nearest exam centre for the MCAT exam date subject to availability. The MCAT exam dates 2018 are also listed below.
MCAT 2018 Testing Countries
China: Hong Kong
U.S. Virgin Islands
MCAT Exams Dates 2018
As observed in the previous years, July, August, and September are peak MCAT testing months. Candidates are advised to book in advance and they might experience a longer wait time. MCAT exam dates 2018 are not available in the months of February, October, November and December. Pearson Vue will be conducting the MCAT 2018 only during January, March, April, May, June, July, August and September.
MCAT is being conducted 30 times in 2018. The MCAT 2018 scores will be used for admission to health professional institutions which include medical schools. These various health professional institutions are:
Applicants can select their closest test centre from the Pearson Vue testing centres. USA based aspirants are required to first chose the preferred state. International applicants will be shown the centres closest to their country, if they chose their home country in the select centre box.
For US aspirants, there are no stated academic eligibility requirements to take the MCAT 2018. The exam can be taken by aspirants pursuing any field of studies both, sciences and non-sciences. Eligibility requirements for International aspirants list that they should either be pursuing or have completed their MBBS degrees. The international aspirants would require to obtain a special permission if they do not fulfil this eligibility criteria. The MCAT scores are released after 4 – 5 weeks after the MCAT 2018 exam dates.
The MCAT 2018 tests the understanding, knowledge and skills required to pursue a medicine career. The basic MCAT syllabus is as follows::
Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems
Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behaviour
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills
The MCAT 2018 duration is 6 hours and 15 minutes. Each section is allotted with 95 minutes with an exception of critical analysis which is of 90 minutes duration. There are three optional breaks of 10 minutes each. The first two breaks are given after the first two section followed by a 30 minute mid exam break. A 10 minute break is again given after the Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems.
MCAT 2018 exam is a computer-based test conducted by the AAMC with the support of their testing partner Pearson Vue for admission to health professional institutions in the US, Canada, Australia and Caribbean Islands.
Candidates aspiring to take the exam are required to register online. The first step is to register and create an AAMC account. The next steps include registering for MCAT and selecting the MCAT 2018 exam date and centre.
FAQ’s related to MCAT Exam Dates 2018
Question: How many times can I take MCAT Exam in 2018?
Answer: MCAT can be taken as many as three times in a single year. Aspirants can also not take it more than four times in two consecutive years and only seven times in a lifetime.
Question: Can I change MCAT 2018 test date after registration?
Answer: Yes, you can change/cancel your MCAT 2018 exam date.
Question: Can I take MCAT 2018 in February?
Answer: AAMC has not scheduled any MCAT exam dates 2018 are February, October, November, and December. Please select one of the 30 dates scheduled in the other months.
Question: Can I reschedule MCAT 2018 test date during Bronze Zone deadline?
Answer: No, AAMC does not let the candidates reschedule their MCAT test date in Bronze Zone Deadline. Aspirants can only reschedule before Silver Zone Deadline.
Questions related to MCAT
Hii...I wanted to enquire if an agriculture bsc student can appear for MCAT?
To be eligible for Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) you need to have a MBBS degree and for other courses you need to have a special permission from AAMC authorities.
- Also for giving MCAT a student must have interest in Allopathic, Osteopathic, Podiatric and Veterinary.
Considering your case, sorry but you won't be eligible for MCAT as Agriculture is not related to Bio-Medical or Health related studies. For more information follow; MCAT Careers360
I m studying bsc nursing from India after this am I eligible for mcat Or not
if you are intended to pursue your career in field of allopathic, ostteopathic ,podiatric and veterinary then you may apply for MCAT test ,if you are from US or Canada then you must having Under graduate degree to fulfill the eligibility criteria.
what kind of money for one year
Your question is quite unclear. But, let me tell you that, to apply for MCAT examination, the registration fee is $ 310. This is approximately INR 25,750. The rest of the cost of studies for 1 year in foreign university depends on the College you get according to the marks obtained in the exam. You can check out the fees by visiting the official Website of the respective Colleges you are interested in.
Hope this helps.
Can i apply for mcat after 12th arts !?
MCAT is conducted by AAMC to study abroad if candidate want to persue an educational course in health care and medicines. Also, syllabus of exam includes biology, chemistry and physics which is not related to any subject of Arts. For more information you can go through this link
i am doing early childcare course diploma of 2 years in canada so, am i elligible for mcat exam after the completion of diploma?. moreover i did my senior secondary education or 12 in medical stream (PCB)
Well as far as I know then a student need to complete a bachelor's degree with the pre medicine track in order to eligible for medical school and then they take MCAT for admission in medical courses. Diploma is not appropriate and you need the pre med track of course.
I hope my answer helps.
All the best.