The Medical College Admission Test, commonly known as the MCAT, is a computer-based standardized examination for prospective medical students in the United States and Canada. It is designed to assess problem solving, critical thinking, written analysis, and writing skills in addition to knowledge of scientific concepts and principles. Prior to August 19, 2006, the exam was a paper-and-pencil test; since January 27, 2007, however, all administrations of the exam have been computer-based.
MCAT schedule

Medical College Admission Test, MCAT is held full day containing four sections such as Physical Sciences, Verbal Reasoning, Biological Sciences and Writing Sample. The Physical Sciences section consists of the questions on general chemistry and physics. The Biological Sciences section has the questions on biology and organic chemistry. All the sections except Writing Sample feature multiple-choice format. They are marked on a scale ranging from 1-15. The writing samples are scored twice on a scale of 1-6. The raw scores on Writing Sample are then converted into alphabetical score.

Physical Sciences and Biological Sciences access the analytical and logical cognitive abilities. The Verbal Reasoning section tests the understanding of various subtleties associated with human communication and understanding.

For writing Assessment you will have to write two 30-minute essays that would test the ability to develop a central idea, synthesizing concepts and ideas, presenting ideas cohesively and logically and writing clearly.

MCAT Score
Medical College Admission Test, MCAT is sensitive to the differences in the aptitude or capacity in particular areas. The scores for three multiple-choice sections are between the ranges of 1 to 15. The scores of Writing Sample range from J to T. The numerical scores from every section are added to decide the final score. The score of Writing Sample is appended to the final score. The marks are deducted for the wrong answers in multiple-choice sections.

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0 # Himmat 2017-01-10
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Chandrapur?
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0 # Shruti 2017-01-11
On completion of MBBS, for being specialised in a specific field, candidate will have to take up MD or MS course in Chandrapur with appropriate specialization.
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0 # Harikiran 2017-01-04
Hii, I am from Gwalior, please tell me, Is a higher education in cancer a good choice after MBBS?
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0 # Himmat 2017-01-02
hii, I am from Tikamgarh, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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