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RELC Examinations Bureau is not a test centre for UCAT.
Please note: Ensure you are now using only a desktop or a laptop with Google Chrome browser to proceed to "Submit online registration form here". Mobile phones, ipads and tablets are not supported.
After making payment via AXS station, click here to fill up the Online Registration Form.
GCE A-level Chemistry Practical exam & BMAT Test falls on 18 October 2023
This year, BMAT test is held on the same day as the GCE A-level Chemistry practical exam. Candidates who are taking the Chemistry practical exam are advised to register early for BMAT and you must inform your schools if you are taking BMAT by 1st week of September 2023. Your school could then schedule you on an earlier slot for your Chemistry Practical exam.
The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is an admissions test taken by applicants to study Medicine, Biomedical Science and any health-related 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 under Singapore School System**. * Please take note that the following Universities will not be using BMAT after 2022 test session. • Keele University • Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (NTU) • University of Leeds • University of Manchester Medical School Candidates are not allowed to apply to both University of Oxford and University of Cambridge in the same year unless you are a graduate at the start of the course. For more information on the Universities which accept BMAT, please visit Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website.
**To view the list of approved institutions under the Singapore School Systems, please click here.
• Applicants must only take BMAT once in an admissions cycle. • Universities and Colleges Admissions Service application UCAS is required for candidates who wish to apply to Universities in United Kingdom. • Candidates will have to enter your UCAS Personal ID on the RELC Online Registration Form. You can obtain the UCAS Personal ID by creating a UCAS account first at UCAS’s website. The UCAS Personal ID is used in matching candidates to their University application.
The BioMedical Admissions Test (BMAT) is a 2-hour pen-and-paper test divided into three sections. Separate answer sheets will be provided for each section. There will be a 10-minute break in between each section for collection and distribution of question papers and answer sheets for the next section. Calculators may NOT be used in the BMAT.
For Test Format and Test specifications, please click here.
For free preparation materials including past years papers and marking criteria , please click here.
1 September 2023
28 September 2023 before 11:00 pm
Start Date of Registration
♦ Payment must be made first via a physical AXS station.
♦ After payment, the Online Registration Form must then be submitted to RELC EB by the next day. For payment made on 28 September 2023, Online Registration Form must then be submitted to RELC on the same day. Entries will not be accepted after this period. Note: Candidates who are taking the Chemistry practical exam are advised to inform your schools that you are taking BMAT and to register early.
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 (if applicable) directly to their school by this date.
LAST DAY for Modified Question Paper requests
Candidate has to submit their Access Arrangement Request for Enlarged Question Paper with supporting document by this date.
LAST DAY for Access Arrangement request
♦ Candidates must submit their Access Arrangement Request (e.g. extra time, use of laptop) with supporting documents by this date.
LAST DAY for Withdrawal
All withdrawal requests must be submitted to RELC EB by 5:00pm 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 5:00pm Singapore time, on this date.
♦ Only BMAT Standard Entry Fee is refundable. The Centre Administration Fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.
An administrative fee of SGD54.00 inclusive of GST will apply for all refunds.
Receive RELC EB Notification email on the test venue.
BMAT takes place at 3:00 pm. Test venue to be advised.
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 (as long as your choices are indicated in the Online Registration Form).
♦ Applicants need to share the results with all other universities.
Candidate needs to contact Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing directly for Appeal and Enquiries of BMAT October results by this date.
Important points to take note:
1. Please read the Guide on how to complete the Online Registration Form.
2. You must use a desktop/laptop with Chrome browser to access the Online Registration Form. Mobile phone and tablet are not supported.
3. If you already have an existing account with RELC, please DO NOT create another account. Kindly sign-in with the email you have registered with RELC when you first created the account. If you are unsure which email you had used in the past to create an account Or you wish to change the email, please email RELC EB at email@example.com (BMAT).
4. Candidates need to choose at least ONE University on the Online Registration Form. Candidates are only allowed to choose both University of Cambridge and University of Oxford on the Online Registration Form when you are applying for graduate medicine.
5. The BMAT Candidate Number will be emailed to you 5 days prior test date. However, if candidates need to obtain the BMAT Candidate Number earlier in order to apply to other Universities not listed in the Online Registration Form and for UCAS or COPA application, please email your request with your Full Name and NRIC/FIN to firstname.lastname@example.org. Processing time for each request will take at least 3 working days.
6. For payment made to RELC EB from 01 September to 27 September, the Online Registration Form must be submitted to RELC EB by the next day. For payment made on the last day, 28 September, Online Registration Form must be submitted to RELC EB on the same day.
Registration will only be confirmed upon successful payment of the test to RELC EB AND upon receipt of relevant documents by RELC EB
Candidates who are currently under MOE Financial Assistance Scheme will need to submit a copy of the Online Registration Form. You do not need to make any payment at the AXS stations. After completing the Online Registration Form, please provide a copy to your school for approval latest by 13 September 2023.
Upon approval, the schools will then submit the printed Online Registration Form to RELC. RELC will invoice the schools for payment to be made to RELC EB by 28 September 2023, 5:00pm Singapore time.
If you do not receive full subsidy for BMAT, you will need to submit the remaining sum to your school. The school will then submit the completed and signed registration form and full payment on your behalf to RELC EB by 28 September 2023, 12:00pm Singapore time.
01 September 2023
28 September 2023 before 11:00pm
SGD 396.20 (Inclusive of GST)
28 September 2023
(before 11:00pm Singapore time)
via a physical AXS Station (Diners or DBS/POSB VISA/Master credit card or NETS from any major banks)
Note: There will be no refund of the total fees if candidates are found to be ineligible to register for BMAT or candidates have registered for the incorrect admission test.
Test fee consists of Standard Entry Fee and Centre Administration Fee. For any withdrawal request submitted by 28 September 5:00pm Singapore Time, only Standard Entry Fee is entitled to a refund, subject to a SGD 54.00 inclusive of GST admin processing fee. Please refer to Withdrawal and Refund section for more details.
Test fee consists of Standard Entry Fee and Centre Administration Fee.
For any withdrawal request submitted by 28 September 5:00pm Singapore Time, only Standard Entry Fee is entitled to a refund. There will be no refund of total fees even if you have registered for the incorrect admission test.
An administrative fee of SGD 54.00 inclusive of GST will apply for all refunds.
For withdrawal requests,
♦ Payment of refund will be made approximately two 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
28 September 2023 5:00pm 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 email@example.com.
♦ 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 PayNow.
There will be no refund of any fees for withdrawal request submitted to RELC after 28 September 2023 5:00pm.
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.
To be advised.
For information on scoring, please click here.
If candidates think that something might have affected their performance during their test, such as temporary illness, injury or problems with the administration of the test, candidates are able to apply for special consideration. Please click here for infomation.
All results will be released via Metritests system on 24 November 2023.
You will need to use the Metritests system to check your results using the login details from your Confidential Results Information sheet, which you will be given on the day of the test.
Applicants to universities in the United Kingdom:
Your results will automatically be sent to any BMAT institution(s) you have applied to in the UK (as long as your choices were entered on RELC's Online Registration Form).
Applicants to universities other than United Kingdom.
Your results will not be sent to institutions automatically. You need to select which institutions you want to receive your results using Metritests system. Results will be valid until 30 September 2024, but please check with your chosen university/universities for any information about when they need the results, to make sure you share them in time for your application to be considered.
How to release results to your selected institution(s)
Follow three easy steps:
What if I don’t use the Metritests system? If you do not make your selection using the Metritests system, your test results will not be provided to the university.
Can I send my results to universities I have not applied to?
For most universities, sharing results does not constitute an application, and your results will not be considered unless you have also made a formal application to the university. Please contact the universities directly on how to do this. Result is valid for ONE year.
For FAQs on Cambridge Assessment website, please click here.