Studyabroad Counselor Studyabroad - Dear M.Maragatha,
May 02, 2012
Applications for Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
(BM, BS) should
be made through UCAS by *15 October of the previous
year of Intake.*
You should apply to no more than 4 medical or dental degree programmes
You have to appear for the UKCAT entrance test-
Details of UKCAT is mentioned below-
The test assesses a range of mental abilities identified by university
Medical and Dental Schools as important. There is no curriculum content as
the test examines innate skills. Each subtest is in a multiple-choice
format and is separately timed.
For candidates sitting the examination in summer 2012, the UKCAT will
• *Verbal reasoning *- asseses logical thinking and reasoning about
• *Quantitative reasoning *- assesses ability to solve numerical
• *Abstract reasoning *- assesses the use of convergent and
divergent thinking to infer relationships from information.
• *Decision analysis *- assesses the ability,in complex, ambiguous
situations, to deal with various forms of information, infer relationships,
make informed judgements, and decide on an appropriate response.
• *Situational judgement test* - assesses judgement regarding
situations encountered in the workplace.
There are two versions of UKCAT: the standard UKCAT and the UKCATSEN
(Special Educational Needs). The UKCATSEN is a longer version of the UKCAT
intended for candidates who require additional time due to a documented
medical condition or disability. The timings of the two tests are detailed
For further details- check http://www.ukcat.ac.uk/