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MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 - Candidates who will be appearing for MCAT 2021 Exam which will be conducted by Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) can check the MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 from the article. Candidates have to go through MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 when preparing for the Test which will be followed in the MCAT Examination. The candidates can view the MCAT Exam Paper Pattern 2021 from fresherslive.com. More details about MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 are available in this article.

Bhavani Asok | Updated: Mar 01, 2021, 09:00 IST

MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 - Check MCAT Exam Pattern, MCAT Exam Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Score, Question Papers

MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 - Check MCAT Exam Pattern, MCAT Exam Registration, Exam Dates, Syllabus, Eligibility, Score, Question Papers

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MCAT Exam Pattern 2021

Candidates who will be appearing for MCAT 2021 Exam that assess the candidate’s ability to solve complex problems, critical thinking, and knowledge of natural, behavioural, and social science concepts and principles prerequisite to the study of medicine which will be conducted by Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) can check the MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 from the article. Candidates have to go through MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 when preparing for the Test which will be followed in the MCAT Examination. The candidates can view the MCAT Exam Paper Pattern 2021 from fresherslive.com. MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 will consist of details like mode, medium, duration, type of questions, number of questions, marking scheme, etc. 

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MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 Overview

Number of Questions and Test Duration

Sections

No of Questions

Duration (in mins)

Break-up of questions

Test-Day Certification

-

4

-

Tutorial (optional)

-

10

 

Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems

59

95

10 passage-based sets of questions

 

4–6 questions per set

 

15 independent questions

Break (optional)

-

10

 

Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills

53

90

9 passages

 

5–7 questions per passage

Mid-Exam Break (optional)

 

30

 

Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems

59

95

10 passage-based sets of questions

 

4–6 questions per set

 

15 independent questions

Break (optional)

 

10

 

Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior

59

95

10 passage-based sets of questions

 

4–6 questions per set

 

15 independent questions

Void Question

-

3

 

Satisfaction Survey (optional)

-

5

-

Total-Content Time

-

6 hours 15 minutes

-

Total “Seated” Time*

-

7 hours 27 minutes (Approx)

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MCAT Exam Pattern 2021 - Testing with Accommodations

If candidate has any kind of disability or medical condition, AAMA allows some adjustment to testing conditions. The request for accommodations for MCAT 2021 can be made within 2 months of receipt of a complete initial application. A request for testing with the accommodations must be submitted electronically using the MCAT Accommodation Online System on the official website of AAMA.

The Authority will review request for accommodations and will approve the accommodations while issuing the instructions through the approval letter.

How is Provisions of Breaks for MCAT Test Pattern 

The MCAT has a long duration, so there is option of two breaks which can be taken during the exam. One break of 10 minutes and the other one is the 30-minute mid-exam break. If candidate takes an unscheduled break at any other time, the testing time will not stop.

What are MCAT Test Day Guidelines?

  • Reach test centre at least 30 minutes before the test appointment time. On reporting late, he/she may not be allowed to appear and no refund will be issued in such cases.

  • Have the test centre address.

  • Complete the check-in process before appearing in the test by carrying the MCAT accepted ID. Authority provides earplugs, storage key, notebook, fin-point marker.

What are type of questions in MCAT Exam Pattern 2021?

  • Chemical and physical foundations of biological systems

  • Biological and biochemical foundations of living systems

  • Psychological, social, and biological foundations of behaviour

  • Critical analysis and reasoning skills

What is MCAT 2021 Syllabus?

 
Sections Important Topics
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills Ethics, Philosophy, Population Health, Social science, Humanities Disciplines and studies of Diverse Culture 
Biological and Biochemical of Foundations of Living system Chemistry: Organic and Inorganic
Biology: Cellular and Molecular, Biochemistry (Introductory topics)
Natural Science: Research, Reasoning, and Statistics basic Biochemistry concepts, Statistics concepts, and Introductory Research Methods
Psychological, Social, Biological Foundations of Behaviour Social and Behavioural Sciences: Scientific Inquiry, Reasoning research 
Concepts Psychological, Sociology and Biology about the Behavioural and Socio-Cultural Health Determinants, Mental Process and Behaviour, concepts of Psychology and Sociology, Introductory Statistics Concepts and Research Method of Introductory science
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biology Systems  Introductory Biochemistry and Biology concepts 
Chemistry: Organic and Inorganic, concepts of Physics 
Scientific Inquiry and Reasoning, Research method and Natural Science 
Introductory Molecular Biology, Introductory, and Statistics concepts

What are the recommended books/preparation tips for the MCAT Exam Pattern 2021?

 
Book Authors/publisher
Barron's New MCAT Barrons's
Princeton Review MCAT Subject Review  The Princeton Review
MCAT practical test  Sterling Test Prep
MCAT secret study guide MCAT Exam secret test prep team
MCAT complete 7- Books subject Review 2018-2021 Kaplan's
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Exam Pattern 2021 - FAQ

1. Under MCAT Exam, what type questions are asked in critical analysis and reasoning skills section?

Comprehension passage type questions are asked in critical analysis and reasoning skills section.

2. Is there negative marking for incorrect answers in MCAT Exam?

There is no negative marking for incorrect answers in MCAT Exam.

3. How many times does the authority conduct MCAT Exam annually?

The authority conduct MCAT Exam annually for nearly 20 times.

4. How many long answer type questions are asked in MCAT Exam?

There are no long answer type questions are asked in MCAT Exam. Test contains only MCQ type questions.

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