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BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)
The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is a subject-specific admissions test taken by applicants to study Medicine, Biomedical Science and Dentistry Courses at certain universities (i.e. Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU Singapore, Imperial College London, Keele University, Lancaster University, Mahidol University (Thailand), **Thammasat University (Thailand), Chulalongkorn University (Thailand), University College London, University of Cambridge, University of Leeds, University of Oxford and University of Navarra).
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BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT)

For enquiries on BMAT, please email us at bmat@relc.org.sg.

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The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is an admissions test taken by applicants to study Medicine, Biomedical Science, Dentistry and Veterinary degree programmes at certain universities.

 

RELC Examinations Bureau (RELC EB) has been appointed by the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing to administer the BMAT for candidates currently attending or have graduated from a school/college/polytechnic* in Singapore, regardless of whether they intend to study at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Universities in the United Kingdom, Universities in Thailand, University in Spain, University in Croatia, University in Hungary, University in Republic of Kazakhstan, University in Russia, University in Malaysia or University in Poland.

 

*To view the list of approved institutions under the Singapore School Systems, please click here.

 

** If you’re applying to Thailand universities, please visit their websites to check application details, as nationality or other restrictions may apply.

 

† If you're applying to Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, please contact them for information

 

As well as being an entry requirement, BMAT gives you the chance to stand out from the crowd and show your potential to succeed on a demanding science-based university course.

 

IMPORTANT NOTES:

  • Applicants must only take BMAT once in an admissions cycle
  • Students taking BMAT - September must not register for BMAT - November.
  • For 03 and 04 November, it is not possible to accommodate candidates registering for two tests that fall on the same day.
  • Candidates do have the option to register for one test on each of the two days (i.e. one paper on 03 November and another paper on 04 November)
     

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Test Information
Preparing for BMAT:

For free preparation materials including past years papers and marking criteria , please click here.

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Key Dates
DATE
EVENT

01 to 29 September 2021

 

Standard Entry

♦  Payment must be made first via a physical AXS station,

   prior to submitting the Online Registration Form.

 

♦  After payment, the Online Registration Form must then be

  submitted to RELC EB by the next day.

15 September 2021

MOE Financial Assistance Scheme (MOE FAS) Closing Date

Candidates under the MOE FAS will need to submit a copy of the Online Registration Form and non-subsidised portion of fees directly to their school by this date.

27 September 2021

LAST DAY for modified question paper requests

Candidate has to submit their Access Arrangement Request for Enlarge Question Paper with supporting document by this date.

30 September 2021

One Day before Closing of Standard Entry

♦ Payment for Standard Entry must be made first via a

  physical AXS station before 11:30 pm Singapore time on

   this date.

♦ After payment, the Online Registration Form must be

  submitted to RELC EB no later than 12:00pm Singapore

   time on 01 October 2021.

01 October 2021

LAST DAY of Standard Entry & Access Arrangement Request

Email to RELC EB before 11.00am (Singapore time) with

  your Full Name, Mobile Number and Test Name,

   for Standard Entry payment procedure.

♦ Following payment to RELC EB, the Online Registration

 Form must be submitted by 12:00pm Singapore Time on

   this date.

♦ Candidates must submit their Access Arrangement

  Request (e.g. extra time, use of laptop) with supporting

   documents by this date.

02 to 13 October 2021

Late Entry

♦ Payment must be made first via a physical AXS station,

  prior to submitting the Online Registration Form.

  

♦ After payment, the Online Registration Form must then be

   submitted to RELC EB by the next day.

14 October 2021

One Day before Closing of Late Entry

♦ Payment for Late Entry must be made first via a physical

  AXS station before 11:30pm Singapore time, on this date.

 

♦ After payment, the Online Registration Form must be

  submitted to RELC EB no later than 12:00pm Singapore

   time on 15 October 2021.

15 October 2021

LAST DAY of Late Entry

Email to RELC EB before 11.00am with your Full Name,

  Mobile Number and Test Name, for Late Entry payment

   procedure.

♦ Following payment to RELC EB, the Online Registration

  Form must be submitted by 12:00pm Singapore Time on

  this date

NO Late Entry will be accepted after 12:00pm on this date.

 

LAST DAY for Withdrawal

All withdrawal requests must be submitted to RELC EB by 12:00pm Singapore time, on this date.

 

LAST DAY for Request of Refund of BMAT Standard Entry Fee

♦ All completed refund forms and relevant supporting

  documents must be submitted to RELC EB by 12.00pm

   Singapore time, on this date.

Only BMAT Standard Entry Fee is refundable. The Centre

  Administration Fee, BMAT Late Entry Fee and the Centre

   Late Fee are non-refundable and non-transferable

  An administrative fee will apply for all refunds.

03 November 2021

BMAT takes place at 3:00 pm. Test venue to be advised.

26 November 2021

BMAT Online Results Release Date

♦ Results will be released on this date via Cambridge

  Assessment Admissions Testing Metritests System.

 

♦ Results are automatically sent to universities in the UK

  and Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, NTU (as long as

   your choices were indicated in the Online Registration

  Form).

 

♦ Applicants need to share the results with all other

  universities.

03 December 2021

Candidate needs to contact Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing directly for Appeal and Enquiries of BMAT November results by this date.

*Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing and RELC Examinations Bureau reserve the rights at any time to change the above dates without prior notice.

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Registration Process
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Submission of Online Registration Form
    1. 1.  Candidates need to choose at least ONE University on the Online Registration Form. Candidates are only allowed to choose
    2.     either University of Cambridge OR University of Oxford in the Online Registration Form.

    1. 2. Candidates who need to obtain BMAT Candidate Number in order to apply to other Universities not listed in the Online
    2.     Registration Form and for UCAS or COPA application, should email their request with their Full Name and NRIC/FIN
    3.     to bmat@relc.org.sg. Processing time for each request will take at least 3 working days.

    1. 3. For payment made from 01 - 29 September 2021 and from 02 - 13 October 2021 before 11:30pm (Singapore time), the Online
    2.     Registration Form must be submitted to RELC EB by the next day after making payment.

    1. 4. For payment made on 30 September 2021 and on 14 October 2021 before 11:30pm (Singapore time), the Online Registration
    2.     Form must reach RELC EB no later than 12:00pm (Singapore time) on 01 October and 15 October 2021 respectively.

    1. 5. Payment via AXS stations will NOT be available on 01 October and 15 October 2021. Email to RELC EB before 11.00am
    2.     (Singapore time) on these two dates for payment procedure. Walk-ins will not be entertained.
    3.     Following payment to RELC EB, the Online Registration Form must be submitted before 12:00pm on 01 October
    4.     2021 (Singapore time) to avoid late fee charges and before 12:00pm on 15 October 2021 (Singapore time) to
    5.     avoid invalid registration.

     

    The deadlines for payment are: 

     

    Standard Entry : 01 October 2021, 12:00pm

     

    Late Entry        : 15 October 2021, 12:00pm (Late fees will apply)

     

    Registration will only be confirmed upon successful payment of the test to RELC EB AND upon receipt of relevant documents by RELC EB

 

 

Candidates applying under MOE Financial Assistance Scheme

 

Candidates who are currently under MOE Financial Assistance Scheme  will need to submit a copy of the printed Online Registration Form directly to their school (subject to the school's approval) latest by 15 September 2021.

 

Upon approval, the schools will then submit the printed Online Registration Form and the collective payment of the candidates to RELC EB by 1 October 2021, 12:00pm Singapore time.

 

If a candidate is not receiving full subsidy for the BMAT, the candidate needs to submit the remaining sum to his/her school as well. The school will then submit the completed and signed registration form and full payment of the candidate to RELC EB by 1 October 2021, 12:00pm Singapore time.

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Fees and AXS Payment Guide
Registration Period
Test Fee
Payment Deadline
Payment Mode

 Standard Entry

01 September 2021 to

 30 September 2021

SGD 362.00

 

30 September 2021

(before 11:30pm Singapore time)

 

 physical AXS Station

(Diners or DBS/POSB VISA/Master credit card or NETS from any major banks)

 Standard Entry

01 October 2021

 

 

 

SGD 362.00

 

 

 

 Only on 01 October 2021

(between 8.30am to 12:00pm Singapore Time)

 

 

 

Email to RELC EB before 11.00am Singapore time with your Full Name, Mobile Number and Test Name, for Standard Entry payment procedure. 

Walk-ins will not be entertained.

 

 Late Entry

02 October 2021 to

 14 October 2021

 

SGD 482.00

 

 14 October 2021

(before 11:30pm Singapore time)

 

 physical AXS Station

(Diners or DBS/POSB VISA/Master credit card or NETS from any major banks)

 Late Entry

15 October 2021

 

 

 

SGD 482.00

 

 

 

 Only on 15 October 2021

(between 8.30am to 12:00pm Singapore time)

 

 

 

Email to RELC EB before 11.00am Singapore time with your Full Name, Mobile Number and Test Name, for Late Entry payment procedure. 

Walk-ins will not be entertained.

Note: There will be no refund of the total fees if candidates are found to be ineligible to register for the BMAT through RELC EB.

 

Test fee consists of Standard Entry Fee, Centre Administration Fee and Late Entry fees (if payment is done during late registration period). For any withdrawal request submitted by 15 October 12:00pm Singapore Time, only Standard Entry Fee is entitled to a refund, subject to a SGD 53.50 admin processing fee. Please refer to Withdrawal and Refund section for more details.

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Withdrawal and Refund

Terms and Conditions for Refund

  • Test fee consists of Standard Entry Fee, Centre Administration Fee and Late Entry fees (if payment is done during late registration period). 

  • For any withdrawal request submitted by 15 October 12:00pm Singapore Time, only Standard Entry Fee is entitled to a refund. 

  • An administrative fee of SGD 53.50 inclusive of GST will apply for all refunds.

  • For withdrawal requests,

     

       ♦ Payment of refund will be made approximately three months after the date of submission of the withdrawal request.

     

       ♦ All refund requests and supporting documents that are required to be duly completed must reach RELC EB by 15 October

         2021 12:00pm Singapore time. Any late or incomplete submission of the refund form and required supporting documents

         will not be entertained and any payment made will be forfeited.

     

       ♦ For withdrawal request, please email your Full Name, NRIC or Foreign Identification Number, contact number and a copy of

          the payment receipt to bmat@relc.org.sg.

     

       ♦ Any request for withdrawal submitted would be considered final and the entry will not be reinstated.

  • Refund will be reimbursed directly to the applicant’s nominated bank account through Electronic Funds Transfer.

     

  • No interest is payable on any sum owed or owing to the applicant

  • RELC EB reserves the right to offset the amount of any overpayment made in error against any liability of the applicant (including any future debt) that may be owing to RELC EB.

  • RELC EB reserves the right at any time to change the condition for refund without prior notice.

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Test Venues

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Documents to bring to the Test Venue

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How is BMAT scored

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Special Consideration

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Scoring and Results

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Results Enquiries & Appeals
Please click here for information.
  • Appeals Fees
  • A fee is chargeable for each application and is payable directly to Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing via credit card.
Cost
Description
£35.00
Application for Results Enquiry
£35.00
Application for an Appeal

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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