Course Overview

What is the BMAT?



A compulsory test for students applying for medicine or dentistry at some universities in the UK, Singapore, Thailand and some European institutions.

A test comprising of Thinking Skills, Scientific Knowledge and Applications, and a Writing Task.
A two-hour, paper and pen-based test administered around the world.
Offered once a year, normally in November, and registration begins in September.
BMAT results are only valid in the year of application.
BMAT scores ranges for the first two sections of the BMAT combined is 2 (low) to 18 (high). We are most proud that most of our BMAT students score above 11!
bmat Test Format
The test consists of 3 sections: Thinking Skills, Scientific Knowledge and Applications, and a Writing Task.
Section I: Thinking Skills
Thinking Skills assesses skills in problem solving and critical thinking.
Section II: Scientific Knowledge and Applications
Scientific Knowledge and Applications assess the application of scientific knowledge in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics taught up to the age of 16.
Section III: Writing Task
Assesses a candidate’s ability to elaborate and articulate their views on a topic.
Sections Questions Duration Scoring
I. Thinking Skills

32 multiple choice

60 minutes

1 (low) - 9 (high)

II. Scientific Knowledge and Applications

27 multiple choice

30 minutes

1 (low) - 9 (high)

III. Writing Task

1 task from a choice of 3 questions

30 minutes

0E - 5A

The numerical score gives the quality of the content;
the alphabet gives the score of the quality of written English



2 hours


Our bmat Courses
Looking for Online Courses? At ICON+ we offer all our Courses in-Centre and Online.

Online Group Course


Our 3-day intensive BMAT Group Course is now online. It's still the same top-rated weekend course that has helped majority of our students attain scores in the 90th percentile.


This Online Group Class is designed for students who prefer an efficient and systematic classroom programme. You will receive expert guidance on exclusive strategies and practice questions with timed drills, before working through any uncertainties in a Q&A session. Students will take an additional one-day foundation course in Biology, Physics or both.


You will also receive 1-month free access to our Interactive BMAT Question Bank (30 to 40 hours to complete), which comes with:

  • 505 practice questions with solutions
  • 4 full-length mock tests with solutions
  • Customised Study Planner to guide you through the Video Tutorials and Strategy Guides
  • Exclusive University Admissions Guide and Interview Strategy Guide


Through the group classes, we will be covering strategies and practices for each section:
Section I: Thinking Skills
  • Data Interpretation
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Spatial Reasoning
  • Logical Reasoning
Section II: Scientific Knowledge and Applications
  • Reviewing Key Topic Contents
  • Mathematical Questions
  • Physics Questions
  • Chemistry Questions
Section III: Writing Task
  • Essay Writing Strategies and Scoring Requirements
  • Homework Essay and Discussion
All students will also benefit from:
  • Timed Practices and Reviews
  • Reviewing Challenging Questions
  • Mock Testing and Review
  • Q&A Session
Our bmat Instructors
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