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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: 


Exam dates

The British Council charges local admin fee of 1000 HRK per exam for paper based exams and 600 HRK for computer based exams 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 date

Exam date 

3 November 2021

4 November 2021

BMAT - Computer based TMUA - Computer based
ENGAA TSA S1 - Computer based
NSAA TSA - Computer based
Philosophy Test  

Computer based tests: BMAT, TMUA, TSA S1, TSA. All other tests will be paper-based.

Registration deadlines


Exam date

Standard registratoin deadline - standard entry fee

Final registration deadline - late entry fee

TMUA  4 Nov 2021 29 Sep 2021 by 17.00 h local time 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time
BMAT 3 Nov 2021 29 Sep 2021 by 17.00 h local time 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time
Cambridge pre-inteview assessments 3 & 4 Nov 2021 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time -
Oxford admissions test 3 & 4 Nov 2021 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time -
ELAT  4 Nov 2021 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time -
TSA/TSA S1 4 Nov 2021 13 Oct 2021 by 17.00 h local time -

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

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 

  • 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 

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 available for download below.

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.