Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
MCAT is developed and administered by the AAMC, a standardized, multiple-choice examination that assess your critical thinking, problem solving and knowledge of natural, behavioural, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine.
Students are usually in high school at the age of 17 or 18.
|Sections||No of Questions||Duration||Break-up of questions|
|Examinee Agreement||---||8 minutes||--|
|Tutorial (optional)||10 minutes||--|
|Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems||59||95||10 passage-based sets of questions 4–6 questions per set 15 independent questions|
|Break (optional)||-||10 minutes||-|
|Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills||53||90||9 passages 5–7 questions per passage|
|Mid-Exam Break (optional)||-||30||-|
|Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems||59||95||10 passage-based sets of questions 4–6 questions per set 15 independent questions|
|Void Question||-||5 minutes||-|
|Satisfaction Survey (optional)||-||5 minutes||-|
|Total Content Time||-||6 hours 15 minutes||-|
|Total “Seated” Time*||-||7 hours 33 minutes(Approx)||-|