The Medical College Admission Test 2018 or the MCAT 2018 is an examination for medical admission accepted in the United States, Canada, Australia and the Caribbean Islands. This entrance test is for prospective MD students who want to pursue medical education in the aforementioned countries and is conducted by the Association of American Medical Colleges or AAMC. The MCAT is a computer-based test which evaluates a candidate’s understanding and knowledge of various scientific concepts which are a requisite for a career in the medical and healthcare domain. The scores for MCAT 2018 are only valid for up to 3 years. In some colleges and universities, only score up to 2 years old are accepted.
MCAT 2018 will be conducted in 18 countries including the United States and it’s territories. Each country in which the MCAT exam is conducted has around 1–5 centres at which the test is administered and the USA and Canada have over 30 centres at which the test is administered.
A candidate is eligible to give the MCAT 2018 exam if he or she is interested in pursuing an educational course in the domain of healthcare and medicine. This includes the following programs:
Upon registration for the MCAT 2018 exam, a candidate is required to submit a statement which verifies the candidate’s interest and intention toward applying to a program in a health professions school.
International students who are enrolled in an MBBS program are not required satisfy any other additional eligibility requirements.
International candidates who are pursuing a program in healthcare and medicine other than MBBS or have no immediate intention in pursuing a profession in healthcare and medicine are required to obtain special permission in order to be eligible for the MCAT 2018 exam. Details for the special permission process are given on the official MCAT web portal on the AAMC website.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Credit Card | Debit Card
In order to apply for the MCAT 2018 exam, candidates must complete the registration process online.
The registration fee for the MCAT 2018 varies with the date of registration prior to the exam and is classified into three categories:
For International candidates, an additional international fee is applicable on the normal exam fee. All fees are to be paid in USD.
MCAT 2018 Registration Fees
The MCAT 2018 exam has a duration of 6 hours and 15 minutes and an overall seated duration of 7 hours and 27 minutes which includes the breaks, optional sections as well as the additional questions which are not a part of the actual scored exam.
The exam comprises 4 main sections which are:
MCAT 2018 Exam Pattern
The result for the MCAT 2018 exam will be available for the candidates online approximately 30-35 days after the test day. These results can be viewed and downloaded using a candidate's AAMC account.
MCAT 2018 Scores:
The MCAT 2018 result will have 5 different scores; 4 scores for the individual sections of the MCAT 2018 exam and one score which is an aggregate of all four sectional scores.
Each of the four MCAT sections are scored on a 118 to 132 point scale. The fifth and final score which is the aggregate of the four sectional scores is scored on a scale of 472 - 528.
Dear Saran, AAMC doesn't specify any particular eligibility crtieria except for the fact that the Candidates should have completed their Graduation. For International Candidates completing or pursuing MBBS is a mandatory criterion. So even if you have completed your MBBS, 10 years ago, you are still eligible for appearing for MCAT. There is no upper age limit. For more information, please visit our page at:
The Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective medical students in the United States, Australia, Canada, and Caribbean Islands. there some online resources available which may help in your studies.
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An up-and-comer is qualified for taking the MCAT on the off chance that he/she intends to go to a wellbeing expert school, which incorporates Allopathic, Osteopathic, Podiatric and Veterinary Medicine. On the off chance that you've finished (or seeking after)
degree program, you needn't bother with a unique consent to sit for the test.
MCAT Registration is accessible consistently. Each endeavor at MCAT costs between $315
360, contingent on the district. MCAT
an up-and-comer's investigation, thinking, mental aptitudes and information of natural frameworks.
Competitors must apply for a medicinal school and notice the equivalent in a check explanation during enlistment.
To step through an exam for purposes other than going to a medicinal school; one must get extraordinary consent from AAMC.
Up-and-comers can take a limit of 3 tests in a one year time span; 4 tests over a time of 2 years; and 7 tests throughout everyday life.
The online test
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in 7.5 hours.
The general MCAT score range lies between 472
All the best
Any candidates interested in pursuing career in Allopathic, Osteopathic, Podiatric and Veterinary can appear for the MCAT test. Students from U.S. and Canada must have a UG degree to be eligible for the exam. International candidates must be pursuing or have completed MBBS to sit for MCAT.
So no, having a B.Tech degree in Biotechnology won't pave a way for you to be eligible for MCAT.
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