Am I eligible to take the MCAT Exam?

MCAT is standard for Medical College Admission Test. MCAT is a standardized, multiple-choice examination created to help medical school admissions offices assess your problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioral, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. medical schools and many Canadian medical schools require you to submit MCAT exam scores as part of your admission application.

MCAT eligibility criteria — There is no specific MCAT 2017 eligibility criteria. Who are planning to apply to health professional institutes can take the MCAT. While international students have to also fulfill the same MCAT eligibility criteria 2017, the requirements for international students vary from those required of domestic students. The health professional institutes under the MCAT eligibility criteria may be categorized as given below: bits pilani share the eligibility criteria of MCAT .

You are eligible to take the MCAT exam if you are planning to apply to a health professions school, which includes:

  • Allopathic
  • Osteopathic
  • Pediatric
  • Veterinary medicine.

When you register, you will be required to a statement verifying your intention to apply to a health professions school.

International Students

  • International students may sit for the exam as long as you meet the eligibility requirements above. If you are in or hold an MBBS degree program, you can register for the exam without seeking special permission.
  • For more information, please read How Do I Apply as an International Applicant?
  • Special Permission
  • If you aren’t planning to apply to a health professions school or if you’re a currently enrolled medical student, you must obtain “special permission” to register for the MCAT exam.
  • The MCAT exam office will attempt to review and respond to your request within five business days, although during certain times we may be delayed in our ability to reply within this time frame. We therefore ask that you be mindful of registration deadlines, because staff cannot extend closing dates for any reason.
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