IMAT (International Medical Admissions Test) is an aptitude test used as part of the admissions process for the six-year Medicine and Surgery degree course Italian Medical universities. The test is designed to evaluate applicants’ skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, and comprehension of scientific texts.
Eligibility: To be eligible to take the IMAT, applicants must have completed at least 10-+2 levels of education.
Examination schedule: The IMAT is typically held in September each year
Syllabus: The syllabus for the IMAT includes topics from 10+2 science and mathematics courses. In addition to testing knowledge of scientific concepts, the IMAT also assesses problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.
The IMAT is a Pen and paper exam that consists of 60 multiple-choice questions. The test is divided into four sections, with each section covering a different subject. The subjects and number of questions in each section are as follows:
- Physics Mathematics: 8 questions
- GENERAL KNOWLEDGE & LOGICAL REASONING: 22
(General Knowledge: 12 questions, Logical Reasoning: 10 questions)
The test is conducted in English and time duration is 100 minutes. Candidates are allowed to use a calculator during the test.
The questions on the IMAT are designed to assess a range of skills, including knowledge of scientific concepts, problem-solving ability, and critical thinking. Some questions may require candidates to interpret scientific texts or data, while others may involve solving mathematical problems or applying scientific principles to real-world situations.
Calculation of Marks:
The IMAT is scored on a scale from 0 to 90 marks.
The minimum score for the ranks is 20 points.
Marks for Each Correct Answer: 1.5
Marks for Each Wrong answer: 0.4