IMAT 2021 news, updates, and preparation tips

Quick facts about IMAT 2021

Test date & formatTest scoring and rulesTest locations, price and validitySample past papers
  • IMAT 2021 date: 9th September, 2021
  • IMAT 2021 Format: 60 multiple choice questions (10 logical reasoning, 12 culture and general knowledge, 18 biology, 12 chemistry, 8 physics and math). 5 possible answers. Negative points for wrong answers. 100 minutes to complete exam. (estimate based on IMAT 2020)
  • Negative scoring: +1.5 point for correct answer, 0 for no answer, -0.4 points for wrong answer (guessing)
  • No calculators and no periodic tables are given or allowed.
  • Maximum possible mark: 90 points
  • Minimal score for admission (varies according to demand): approx. 37 points
  • Cost: est. GBP 114, EUR 130, or USD 164
  • Test is held once per year and valid for all public medical schools in English in Italy for entry in the same year.
  • Locations: The IMAT can be taken in most major cities (NY, Dubai, London, Tel Aviv, Athens, Barcelona, see all test locations.).

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IMAT 2021 Intensive In-Class Course Review & Coupon

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IMAT Online Course: How do you pass the IMAT?

Can’t attend a IMAT Classroom Course? Don’t worry! You can now prepare for the IMAT in the comfort of your own home with those Live Online courses.
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