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. We administer all Admissions Tests covered by the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing. They include for example following:

Visit the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website for more detailed information.

Test dates and locations

You can sit the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing exams at British Council office  in Bratislava.

Please note that the British Council is closed during the weekends therefore British Council deadlines are different from Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing deadlines. If you want to take an exam with us, you will need to follow these deadlines: 

Exam name Exam date Requests for modified question papers Registration dates

BMAT (computer based)

04/11/2020 midday 30/09/2020 01/09/2020 - 01/10/2020 until midday - standard registration period
      15/10/2020 until midday - late entry registration

ELAT, CAT, MAT MLAT, OLAT, Philosophy Test (paper based)

04/11/2020 midday 30/09/2020  15/10/2020 until midday
TMUA (computer based) 05/11/2020 midday 30/09/2020 01/09/2020 - 01/10/2020 until midday - standard registration period
      15/10/2020 until midday - late entry registration
CTMUA, TSA, TSAS1 (computer based) 05/11/2020 midday 30/09/2020  15/10/2020 until midday
ECAA, ENGAA, NSAA, HAT, PAT (paper based) 05/11/2020 midday 30/09/2020 15/10/2020 until midday

How to register for the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing exams

Candidates coming from abroad

please see the latest Covid-19 updates on entering the Slovak Republic and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website before registering for an exam with the British Council. 

Follow these three steps to complete your registration:

Step 1

Fill in the registration form for the appropriate exam and send it together with the British Council admission test registration form to exams@britishcouncil.sk (both forms can be downloaded below).

Step 2

You will need to pay an exam fee (within five working days from the date of registration):

  • by card at our office: British Council, Panska 17. Please ensure our office is open by checking our opening hours.
    Important information: we no longer accept cash payments.
  • by bank transfer from your own bank account to British Council Exams, account number: 200 847 0006/8130, IBAN SK94 8130 0000 0020 0847 0006, SWIFT: CITISKBA account open at Citibank Slovakia, a.s..

If you intend to claim the value of the exam / course from your company please note that invoices are issued on request at exams@britishcouncil.sk

Step 3

Submit the completed application form to the British Council in person, by email or post to:

British Council
Examination Services
Panská 17
811 01 Bratislava
Email: exams@britishcouncil.sk

Information about the venue and time of the exam will be sent to candidates by email approximately ten days before the test date.

Your results

You will be able to download your results from the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing website. Keep the instructions on how to obtain your results that will be issued to you on the examination date.

The results will be available on:

  • BMAT – 27 November 2020. 
  • TMUA - 30 November 2020.
  • ELAT – 11 January 2021.
  • TSA – 11 January 2021.

The University of Oxford does not issue CAT, HAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT and PAT results automatically. To find out your score, contact the Oxford College you applied to or send e-mail to undergraduate.admissions@admin.ox.ac.uk.

Results Enquiry

For further details regarding your result queries contact us.

Refunds

Fees for the exams will be refunded to candidates only in the following cases:

1. Cancellation of the exam during the applicable registration period (this does not apply to late registration). You may cancel the registration without giving a reason by filling in the Refund Request form. Please note you need to deliver it to the British Council before or on the last day of the registration period applicable to the exam in question. The British Council charges an administrative fee of 25% of the exam fee. You will receive a refund of 75% of the regular fee for the exam you registered for.

2. Absence of candidate at the exam due to a substantial reason: You will need to provide the British Council with the original confirmation from a clinician (not a declaration by a parent) and a fully completed and signed Refund Request form no later than seven working days after the exam. If the request is granted, you will receive a refund of 50% of regular fee for the exam you registered for. Fees paid for late registration cannot be refunded. We will consider the following as substantial reasons: 

  • severe illness – e.g. admission to hospital or serious injury (does not include illnesses such as cold) 
  • loss or death of a close family member 
  • difficult situation / trauma (being a victim of a crime, traffic accident) 
  • military service

3. Overpayment of exam fee: If you overpay the exam fee, the exceeding amount will be refunded to you after you have provided the British Council with a Refund Request.