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British Council

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)
  • STEP (Sixth Term Examination Paper)
  • 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)
  • TSAC (Thinking Skills Assessment Chemistry)
  • University of Cambridge pre-interview assessments

Visit Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website for more detailed information.

Detailed information on UCAS registration procedures are described on: https://www.ucas.com/ 

*Important information for BMAT 15 February 2020* 

Candidates must register via Metritests, online booking system.

Registration opens: 14 Oct 2019

Registration closes: 26 January 2020

You can register yourself online on the Metritests site from this date.

Your entry fee must be paid in full at the time you book your test online.

 

Exam dates

You can sit the Admissions Testing exams at the British Council office in Zagreb.

The British Council charges local admin fee of 850 HRK per exam in addition to the standard entry fee.

Visit the Admissions tests pages to find details of entry fees (where applicable) and key dates, as these vary for each test. 

 Exam dates and prices:

Exam
Exam date
Registration opens
Registration deadline
Standard entry fee
Additonal late entry fee 
BMAT October 30 October 2019 1 September 2019 30 September 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time) - Standard fee
14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  - Higher (late fee)
48 GBP + local admin fee of 850 HRK 34 GBP (plus standard entry fee and local admin fee)
Test of Mathematics for University Admission 30 October 2019 1 September 2019 30 September 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  - Standard fee
14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  - Higher (late fee)
31 GBP + local admin fee of 850 HRK 22 GBP (plus standard entry fee and local admin fee)
Cambridge Pre-interview assessments 30 October 2019 1 September 2019 14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  local admin fee of 850 HRK  -
Oxford Pre-interview assessments 30 October 2019 1 September 2019 14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  local admin fee of 850 HRK  -
ELAT 30 October 2019 1 September 2019 14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  local admin fee of 850 HRK  -
TSA 30 October 2019 1 September 2019  14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  local admin fee of 850 HRK  -
MAT 30 October 2019 1 September 2019  14 October 2019 (by 13.00 o'clock local time)  local admin fee of 850 HRK  -

How to register for exam?

  • STEP 1

Fill in the registration form (available for download below). 

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

Email the completed form to exams@britishcouncil.hr 

  • STEP 2

We will send you payment instructions via email. 

Payments can be made directly to our bank account by bank transfer.

  • STEP 3 

Submit the proof of payment to exams@britishcouncil.hr 

Important! - Please note that our centre needs to recieve the application form and confirmation of payment by the above stated registration deadlines.

Information about the venue and time of the exam will be sent to candidates by e-mail approximately 2 weeks before the test date.

Your results

Please keep the instructions on how to obtain your results that will be issued to you on the examination date. 

Information on how to access results can be found on the Admissions Testing website.

Candidates under 18

According to the British Council’s Child Safe Collection Policy children between 11 and 17 years of age will be allowed to leave the premises alone only if parental consent to this has been given in writing. Otherwise, they must be collected by the parent or by a person for whom the parent has provided written authorisation.

For all underage candidates parents or guardians have to sign and send us the Child Safe Collection Consent form (PDF 181KB).

How to prepare

Students can prepare for their test(s) using the free resources available on Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website.

These will help them to familiarise themselves with the test content, level and format. 

Special arrangements

Candidates with disability or special requirement can request special arrangements for their test. Please inform us of any special requirements when registering for the test. 

You will need to provide a medical certificate issued within the last two years at the time of registration.