MCAT

MCAT

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, 2016, 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.

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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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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, 2016, 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 # Vaibhav 2018-06-10
Hii , I am from Hyderabad,Can anyone tell me about complete selection procedure about IITs and NITs and at which time exams for these are conducted?
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0 # Jagan 2018-06-11
Hello, good to see that you are from Hyderabad, for IITs and NITs, you have to give entrance exam, For NITs JEE Main is the entrance exam and for IITs JEE Advanced is the entrance exam
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0 # Harikiran 2018-04-23
Hello, I am from Kheri, want to get admission in BITS pilani, My rank in JEE is 40,000, please suggest me that i am eligible to get admission in BITS or not.
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0 # Pallavi 2018-04-24
Hii, for finding it you can go through mock counselling , please visit here- mock counselling, you can also get good college in Kheri.
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0 # Vaibhav Older than three months
Hi, I want to know the type of questions asked in CAT Written test, also tell me is there any good MBA college in Ambala
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
There are three type of questions in CAT exam i.e. quantitative aptitude, data interpretation and verbal and reading comprehension, there are various MBA colleges in Ambala- Modern Institute of Engineering and Technology - Himachal Pradesh ; Shri Atmanad Jain Institute of Management and Technology ; Kalpi Institute of Technology ; M.M. Institute of Management
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0 # Priyansh Older than three months
I have secured 55% marks in 12th ,I think its too low to get admission in any good engineering college in Midnapore East,If you know about it please suggest me
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0 # Jagan Older than three months
yes, your percentage is very low, I will not suggest that you should choose engineering as a career, but still you want to do engineering you can try for private college in Midnapore East, they will admit you.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
hii, I am from Bundi, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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0 # Mukesh Older than three months
Hello, good to see that you are from Bundi, in medical field, you can do MBBS, BDS, BHMS, BAMS, etc.
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0 # Himmat Older than three months
Hii, plz suggest me What higher studies options are available after completion of MBBS in Chandrapur?
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0 # Shruti Older than three months
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 Older than three months
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 Older than three months
hii, I am from Tikamgarh, plz tell me what are the graduation options I can do in "medical field"
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