GAMSAT
Course Overview
What is GAMSAT?
The Graduate Medical School Admissions Test (GAMSAT) is an admissions test required for entry to graduate medical programs in Australia, and to some postgraduate medical programs in the UK.
The test consists of 3 sections: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Science, Written Communication, and Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences.
Entire test takes 5 hours and 15 minutes.
It is also accepted by Duke-NUS as an alternative to the MCAT.
A good GAMSAT is above 65, with an accompanying 80th percentile placement or better.
79% of students are in the 90th percentile!
gamsat Test Format
The test consists of 3 sections: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Science, Written Communication, and Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences.
 
Section I: Reasoning in Humanities and Social Science
Interpretation and understanding of ideas in social and cultural contexts.
 
Section II: Written Communication
Produce and develop ideas in writing, pertaining to both socio-cultural issues, as well as more personal and social issues.
 
Section III: Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences
Problem solving within a scientific context, using first-year university knowledge of Chemistry and Biology, and knowledge of Physics taught up to age 18.
Sections Questions Duration Scoring
Reasoning in Humanities and social sciences

47 multiple choice

70 minutes

Scale of 1 - 100
This is a scaled
score, not a percentage mark

Written Communication

2 written tasks

65 minutes

Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences

75 multiple choice

150 minutes

Total

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5 hours 15 minutes
Including 19 minutes of reading time

and 30 minutes of break between

section II and section III

Scale of 1 - 100
The overall score is an
average of all three sections,
with twice as much weightage
given to Section III

Our gamsat Courses
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Our GAMSAT Online Personal Coaching is for students who prefer one-on-one preparation with our highly qualified teachers. The GAMSAT Personal Coaching course is tailored to your unique learning needs, strengths and weaknesses to comprehensively cover each section of the test at your own pace. Your Personal Coaching sessions can be held remotely through online streaming platforms. Available in 10 to 50-hour coaching services, your Coach will be with you all the way!

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