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The British Council cooperates with the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing providing admission tests to the best UK universities and colleges. The exams are subject-specific tests taken by applicants for Medicine, Philosophy, Politics, Economics, Law, Mathematics and other related courses. 

They include:

  • BMAT (BioMedical Admissions Test)
  • CAT (Classics Admissions Test)
  • ELAT (English Literature Admissions Test)
  • HAT (History Aptitude Test)
  • MAT (Mathematics Admissions Test)
  • MLAT (Modern Languages Admissions Test)
  • OLAT (Oriental Languages Aptitude Test)
  • PAT (Physics Aptitude Test)
  • PHIL (Philosophy Test)
  • TMUA (Test of Mathematics for University Admission)
  • TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)
  • University of Cambridge pre-interview assessments
  • STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper)

Visit Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website for more detailed information.

Detailed information on UCAS registration procedures are described on this website.

Exam dates and fees

You can sit the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing exams at British Council office in Warsaw.

Exam  Exam date Last date for modified question paper requests Registration deadline Fees
BMAT 31/10/2018 30/09/2018

Normal entry

01/10/2018, 5.00 p.m.

Late entry

15/10/2018, 5.00 p.m.

Notrmal Entry

590 PLN

Late entry

855 PLN

CAT, ELAT, HAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT, PAT, PHIL, TSA, pre-interview assessments 31/10/2018 30/09/2018

15/10/2018, 5.00 p.m.

285 PLN

TMUA 31/10/2018 30/09/2018

Normal entry

01/10/2018, 5.00 p.m.

Late entry

15/10/2018, 5.00 p.m.

Normal entry

490 PLN

Late entry

670 PLN

How to register for the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing exams?

Follow these three steps to complete your registration:

Step 1

Fill in the registration form.

Important: Your UCAS identification number is given in a welcome letter you received from UCAS once you had registered with them.

Providing UCAS identification number in the application form is not mandatory.

Step 2

Pay the examination fee by bank transfer or web banking through your own bank to the British Council account at the Bank Handlowy S.A. The details are:

Bank account no: 68 1030 1061 0000 0000 3018 9000
Bank name: Bank Handlowy S. A., II O/Warszawa
Bank account owner: The British Council
Address: Koszykowa 54, 00-675 Warszawa

In the REFERENCE section of your payment please write: [Exam Name/Centre Name/Candidate’s Name and Surname/Date of exam]
e.g. BMAT/WAR/PAWEŁ KOMAR/07.01.2018

Step 3

Submit the completed application form and a proof of payment to the British Council in person, by email or post to:

Fundacja British Council
Examination Services
Koszykowa 54
00-675 Warsaw
Email: exams@britishcouncil.pl

Information about the venue and time of the exam will be sent to candidates by e-mail approximately 14 days before the test date.

Your results

  • STEP results will be available on 16th August 2018 at the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing  website (Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam)
  • BMAT - results will be available on 23th November 2018 at the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing  website (Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam)
  • TMUA - results will be available on 28th November 2018 at the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing  website (Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam)
  • ELAT and TSA - results will be available on 14th January 2019 at the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing  website (Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam)

With regard to other Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing examination results please visit website www.admissionstestingservice.org/for-test-takers/

RESULTS ENQUIRY 

If you believe a mistake has occurred during marking your work you have the following possibilities:

  • in the case of STEP exam – fill in the application for results enquiry (provided on request, please contact us exams@britishcouncil.pl) and deliver it to the British Council in Warsaw by 23th August 2018, 5:00 PM. The fee for this service is 295 PLN per STEP module and enquiry stage
  • in the case of ELAT and TSA exams – contact the University of Oxford immediately following results release
  • in the case of BMAT exam – fill in the application for results enquiry (provided on request, please contact us exams@britishcouncil.pl) and deliver it to the British Council in Warsaw by 30th November 2018, 5:00 PM. The fee for this service is 295 PLN per STEP module and enquiry stage
  • in the case of TMUA exam – fill in the application for results enquiry (provided on request, please contact us exams@britishcouncil.pl) and deliver it to the British Council in Warsaw by 30th November 2018, 5:00 PM. The fee for this service is 295 PLN per STEP module and enquiry stage

Refunds

If you want to request a refund, please read our refund policy section in the exams regulations prior to making a request.

You can apply for a refund under the following conditions:

  • you cancel your registration no later than 14 days from the date of registration. You will receive 100% refund of the test fee.
  • you cancel your registration before close of registration but after 14 days from the date of sign up for the examination. You will receive 80% refund of the test fee.
  • you are absent during the examination for the reasons defined in the Regulations. You will receive 60% refund of the test fee on condition that you will provide an evidence supporting your request. Fill in and submit a request form for examination fee refund along with other documents within 5 working days after the test date.

Additionally, if you are a BMAT candidate and you receive any allowances or grants in your home country, you may apply to the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing for reimbursement of the exam fee. Standard entry fees will be reimbursed to candidates who have taken BMAT and applied to a BMAT university. Late entry fees and administration fees collected by the exam centre will not be reimbursed. A copy of a candidate’s entitlement for benefits should be enclosed with the request for reimbursement of fees. Requests for reimbursement should be submitted to the British Council office in Warsaw.