International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT)

International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT)

Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing is working in conjunction with the Italian Ministry of Higher Education and Research (MIUR) to develop and deliver the International Medical Admissions Test (IMAT). It is a 100 minute subject-specific admissions test in English for applicants to medicine and surgery and dentistry courses.

IMAT is a pen-and-paper test. It is divided into four sections:

Section 1: Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge.
Section 2, 3 and 4: Scientific Knowledge covering Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics.

Section 1: Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge

Section What does it test? Questions
Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge Generic skills in problem solving, understanding argument, data analysis and inference; general knowledge. 22 multiple-choice questions

Please note, scores will be reported separately for Logical Reasoning and General Knowledge.

Section 2, 3 and 4: Scientific Knowledge

Section What does it test? Questions
Scientific Knowledge The ability to apply scientific knowledge from school science: Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths. 38 multiple-choice questions

Dowload IMAT Test papers :

IMAT Test 2011

IMAT Test 2012

IMAT Test 2013

IMAT Test 2014

IMAT Test 2015

IMAT Test 2016

A candidate’s total score is calculated using the following formula:

  • 1.5 points for each correct answer
  • -0.4 points for each wrong answer
  • 0 points for each question not answered.

An overall total score will be reported, together with a score on each section.

IMAT test specification 2017

Past Paper 2016 answer key
Past Paper 2015 answer key
Past Paper 2014 answer key
Past Paper 2013 answer key
Past Paper 2012 answer key
Past Paper 2011 answer key

IMAT Test Taking costs

Candidates wishing to sit IMAT must pay an entry fee:

  • GBP 105.00
  • EUR 120.00
  • USD 164.00

IMAT for Humanitas University

Humanitas University (HUNIMED) is using IMAT for admission to its Medicine and Surgery degree course. You can take IMAT at one of our test centres around the world.

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