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Test day timetable clashes

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Introduction

 

We know that the scheduled times for admissions tests/assessments can sometimes clash with other exams and tests. The information below should help if you find that there are any problems with your test dates.

 

Timetable clash between a public exam and an admissions test/assessment

 

If you are scheduled to take an examination at the same time as an admissions test or assessment, you will need to sit your public exam first followed by the admissions test or assessment.

 

You will need to be under supervision with no access to the internet, a mobile phone or other students for an agreed break in between the two tests (normally around an hour/half-hour) and your centre will need to submit a Timetable Variation Form to us when they make your entry.

 

Timetable clash between two admissions tests/assessments

 

If you are taking two admissions tests or assessments and one of them is BMAT, BMAT always takes precedence and needs to be taken first.

 

If you are taking any other combination of admissions tests, for example HAT and MLAT or ELAT and MLAT, the longer of the two tests should be taken first. In the examples given, HAT/ELAT would take precedence over MLAT.

 

You will need to be under supervision with no access to the internet, a mobile phone or other students for an agreed break in between the two tests (normally around an hour/half-hour) and your centre will need to submit a Timetable Variation Form to us when they make your entry.

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