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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 special arrangements requests Registration deadline Fees
BMAT 30th October 2019

Last date for modified question paper requests:

27th September 2019, 12 a.m.

The deadline for requesting administrative access arrangements (extra time, separate invigilation, etc.):

01st October 2019, 12 a.m.

Normal entry

01st October 2019, 12 a.m.

Late entry

15th October 2019, 12.00 p.m.

Notrmal Entry

600 PLN

Late entry

870 PLN

TMUA 30th October 2019

Last date for modified question paper requests:

27th September 2019, 12 a.m.

The deadline for requesting administrative access arrangements (extra time, separate invigilation, etc.):

01st October 2019, 12 a.m.

Normal entry

01st October 2019, 12 a.m.

Late entry

15th October 2019, 12.00 p.m.

Normal Entry

500 PLN

Late entry

685 PLN

CAT, ELAT, HAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT, PAT, PHIL, TSA, pre-interview assessments 30th October 2019

Last date for modified question paper requests:

27th September 2019, 12 a.m.

The deadline for requesting administrative access arrangements (extra time, separate invigilation, etc.):

01st October 2019, 12 a.m.

 

15th October 2019, 12.00 p.m.

 

295 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 15th August 2019 at the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing  website (Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam).
  • Statements of Results for BMAT will be available on the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website on 22/11/2019. Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam.
  • Statements of Results for TMUA will be available on the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website on 27/11/2019. Candidates will receive their logins and password on the day of the exam.
  • Statements of Results for ELAT and TSA will be available on the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website on the 13th January 2020. 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 – please 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 21th August 2019, 12:00 PM. The fee for this service is 295 PLN per STEP module and enquiry stage.
  • in the case of BMAT exam  – Results enquiries should be submitted to the British Council Warsaw by the 29 November 2019 12:00 pm. The service is costs 260 PLN.
  • in the case of TMUA exam  – Results enquiries should be submitted to the British Council Warsaw by the 4th December 2019 12:00 pm. The service is costs 255 PLN

Please 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 the required deadline.

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.