MCAT

MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST

Exam Date: 15 Jan 2021,16 Jan 2021,21 Jan 2021,25 Jan 2021,13 Mar 2021,26 Mar 2021,10 Apr 2021,23 Apr 2021,30 Apr 2021,01 May 2021,14 May 2021,15 May 2021,20 May 2021,28 May 2021,04 Jun 2021,18 Jun 2021,26 Jun 2021,30 Jun 2021

Computer Based Test

Exam Date: 15 Jan 2021,16 Jan 2021,21 Jan 2021,25 Jan 2021,13 Mar 2021,26 Mar 2021,10 Apr 2021,23 Apr 2021,30 Apr 2021,01 May 2021,14 May 2021,15 May 2021,20 May 2021,28 May 2021,04 Jun 2021,18 Jun 2021,26 Jun 2021,30 Jun 2021

MCAT Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 13,320
  • Number Of Attempts:3
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test

MCAT 2021 : Registration, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern

Updated On - January 30 2021 by Akriti Maurya

MCAT 2021 or Medical College Admission Test is a standardized multiple-choice examination designed to assess candidate's problem solving, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioural, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine. The exam is organised by AAMC ( Association of American Medical Colleges) at the international level. Almost all US and Canadian Schools requires MCAT scores. The Registration for January and March dates, is open, for April through June dates will open in February, and for July through September dates, will open in May 2021. MCAT 2021 March exam dates are 13 and 26. Read the whole article to know more details about AAMC MCAT 2021.

Latest Updates

  • The examinees can register for April, May, and June exam dates in a week of 15 February 2021.

MCAT 2021 Important Dates

Below is the table, we have provided the MCAT 2021 vital dates for US and Canada locations:

MCAT 2021 US Calander
Test DatesGold Zone
Deadline 
Silver Zone
Deadline
Bronze Zone
Deadline
Score Release
Date
15 January 202117 December 202031 December 202007 January 202102 February 2021
16 January 202118 December  202001 January 202108 January 2021
21 January 202123 December  202006 January 202113 January 202109 February 2021
25 January 202127 December 202010 January 202117 January 2021
13 March 202112 February 202126 February 202105 March 202113 April 2021
26 March 202125 February 202111 March 202118 March 202127 April 2021
10 April 202112 March 202126 March 202102 April 202111 May 2021
23 April 202125 March 202108 April 202115 April 202125 May 2021
30 April 202101 April 202115 April 202122 April 202101 June 2021
01 May 202102 April 202116 April 202123 April 2021
14 May 202115 April 202129 April 202106 May 202115 June 2021
15 May 202116 April 202130 April 202107 May 2021
20 May 202121 April 202105 May 202112 May 202122 June 2021
28 May 202129 April 202113 May 202120 May 202129 June 2021
04 June 202106 May 202120 May 202127 May 202107 July 2021
18 June 202120 May 202103 June 202110 June 202120 July 2021
19 June 202121 May 202104 June 202111 June 2021
26 June 202128 May 202111 June 202118 June 202127 July 2021
30 June 202101 June 202115 June 202122 June 202130 July 2021
17 July  202118 June 202102 July 202109 July 2021Aug. 17
22 July 202123 June 202107 July 202114 July 2021Aug. 24
30 July 202101 July 202115 July 202122 July 2021Aug. 31
07 August 202109 July 202123 July 202130 July 2021Sept. 8
13 August 202115 July 202129 July 2021Aug. 5Sept. 14
21 August 202123 July 202106 August 2021Aug. 13Sept. 21
26 August 202128 July 202111 August 2021Aug. 18Sept. 28
27 August 202129 July 202112 August 2021Aug. 19Sept. 28
02 September 202104 August 202118 August 2021Aug. 25Oct. 5
03 September 202105 August 202119 August 2021Aug. 26Oct. 5
10 September 202112 August 202126 August 2021Sept. 2Oct. 12
11 September 202113 August 202127 August 2021Sept. 3Oct. 12
  • Standard start times will be 7:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. each day.
  • Scores will be released by 5:00 p.m. ET on the scheduled date.
MCAT Dates 2021 Canada 
Exam Dates
Last Submission Date
for 60 day Review Cycle
(Complete Initial Applications)
Last Submission Date
for 30 Day Review 
(Reconsiderations,
Appeals, Extensions)
Silver Zone Deadline
15 January 2021October 31, 2020November 30, 2020December 31, 2020
21 January 2021November 6, 2020December 6, 2020January 6, 2021
13 March 2021December 27, 2020January 26, 2021February 26, 2021
23 April 2021February 6, 2021March 8, 2021April 8, 2021
30 April 2021February 13, 2021March 15, 2021April 15, 2021
14 May 2021February 27, 2021March 29, 2021April 29, 2021
28 May 2021March 13, 2021April 12, 2021May 13, 2021
04 June 2021March 20, 2021April 19, 2021May 20, 2021
18 June 2021April 3, 2021May 3, 2021June 3, 2021
19 June 2021April 4, 2021May 4, 2021June 4, 2021
26 June 2021April 11, 2021May 11, 2021June 11, 2021
30 June 2021April 15, 2021May 15, 2021June 15, 2021
17 July 2021May 2, 2021June 1, 2021July 2, 2021
22 July 2021May 7, 2021June 6, 2021July 7, 2021
30 July 2021May 15, 2021June 14, 2021July 15, 2021
31 July 2021May 16, 2021June 15, 2021July 16, 2021
05 August 2021May 21, 2021June 20, 2021July 21, 2021
06 August 2021May 22, 2021June 21, 2021July 22, 2021
07 August 2021May 23, 2021June 22, 2021July 23, 2021
13 August 2021May 29, 2021June 28, 2021July 29, 2021
14 August 2021May 30, 2021June 29, 2021July 30, 2021
21 August 2021June 6, 2021July 6, 2021August 6, 2021
26 August 2021June 11, 2021  July 11, 2021August 11, 2021
27 August 2021June 12, 2021July 12, 2021August 12, 2021
28 August 2021June 13, 2021July 13, 2021August 13, 2021
02 September 2021June 18, 2021July 18, 2021August 18, 2021
03 September 2021June 19, 2021July 19, 2021August 19, 2021
04 September 2021June 20, 2021July 20, 2021August 20, 2021
10 September 2021June 26, 2021July 26, 2021August 26, 2021
11 September  2021June 27, 2021July 27, 2021August 27, 2021

MCAT 2021 Registration

The candidates must ensure that they are eligible to apply for MCAT 2021. While registering they must take care of following important points regarding MCAT Registration 2021:

  • All those seeking to apply must fill the form online on the official website of AAMC.
  • Applicants need to register via MCAT Registration System.
  • To register, aspirants need AAMC ID and an associated username and password.
  • Those who do not have the above ID will be directed to create an account and establish a username and password.
  • The candidate can use their same user name and password which has been created to purchase or access AAMC products and services, the Medical School Admission requirements (MSAR®) database, etc.
  •  The candidates must give their complete and updated information.
  • Any incomplete form will not be considered.

MCAT 2021 Registration Fees

Aspirants can check below in the table MCAT 2021 Online Registration fee details:

AAMC MCAT Fee 2021
EventsGold Zone (deadline is 29 days before test date)Silver Zone ( deadline is 15 days before test date)Bronze Zone (deadline is 08 days before test date)
Initial RegistrationUS$ 320US$ 320US$ 375
Date and/or test centre reschedule feeUS$ 95US$ 160NA
Cancellation refundUS$ 160NANA
International feeUS$ 115US$ 115US$ 115

The international fee is in addition to the initial registration fee. Fee once deposited will not be refunded.

MCAT 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates are eligible to take the MCAT if they are planning to apply to a health professions school, which includes:

  • M.D.-granting programs
  • D.O.-granting programs
  • Podiatric (D.P.M)
  • Veterinary medicine (D.V.M)
  • Any other health-related program that will accept MCAT exam results to satisfy a test score admissions requirement
  • An applicant must hold MBBS degree program to apply for the exam.
  • Any medical pursuing candidate need to have special permission to register for MCAT 2021.

MCAT 2021 Exam Pattern

The MCAT 2021 exam pattern can be checked hereby. It has four multiple-choice test sections:

  • Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems includes:
    • 59 questions consisting of 10 passage-based sets of questions and 15 independent questions
  • Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems includes 
    • 59 questions consisting of 10 passage-based sets of questions and 15 independent questions
  • Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior
    • 59 questions consisting of 10 passage-based sets of questions and 15 independent questions
  • Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills 
    • 53 questions consisting of 09 passages 
MCAT Pattern 2021
SectionsNumber of QuestionsDuration
Test-day certification--------04 minutes
Tutorial (optional)10 minutes
Chemical and Physical
Foundations of Biological Systems
59 questions95 minutes
Break (optional)  10 minutes
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills53 questions90 minutes
Mid-exam break (optional)------30 minutes
Biological and Biochemical
Foundations of Living Systems
59 questions95 minutes
Break (optional)-------10 minutes
Psychological, Social, and
Biological Foundations of Behavior
59 questions95 minutes
Void question------03 minutes
End-of-day survey (optional)05 minutes
Total content time06 hours & 15 minutes
Total “seated” time*07 hours & 30 minutes
  • There is no penalty for guessing or simply no negative marking would be there.

MCAT 2021 Result

The examinees can check below in the given points a few important points regarding MCAT 2021 Score:

  • The candidates will receive a separate score for each section.
  • The score on each of the four multiple-choice sections is based on the numbers of questions answered by the examinees.
  • The raw score for each section is then converted to a scaled score ranging from 118 (lowest) to 132 (highest).
  • The total scaled score is the sum of all section scores and will range from 472 to 528.
  • The test score will be made available on the scheduled date by 05:00 PM ET.
  • Examinees need to sign in their MCAT Score Reporting System to view their result.
  • AAMC staff will not provide scores via any other mode like via phone or mail.

MCAT 2021 Important Links

MCAT 2021 Highlights

Aspirants can check below a few basic details about Medical College Admission Test 2021

MCAT Basic Details 2021
Exam NameMCAT 2021
Full NameMedical College Admission Test
Exam Conducting BodyAAMC or Association of American Medical Colleges
Level of Exam International level
Official Websitehttps://students-residents.aamc.org/

About AAMC

Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C. that was established in 1876.  It represents medical schools, teaching hospitals, and academic and scientific societies while providing services to its member institutions that include data from medical, education, and health studies, as well as consulting. AAMC administers MCAT.

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MCAT Important Dates

TitleDates
Exam Date15 Jan, 16 Jan 2021
Form Date01 Feb - 05 Mar 2021

MEDICAL COLLEGE ADMISSION TEST Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

7 hours 30 minutes

Total Marks:

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Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions, Subjective

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
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Comments

Form Start Date:

01 Feb 2021

Form End Date:

05 Mar 2021

The last date to submit the form was on 05 Mar 2021
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