IMAT (International Medical Admission Test) 2021

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International Medical Admission Test or IMAT is conducted by the Italian Ministry of Education University and Research to offer admission to aspirants who wish to pursue medicine in Italian universities. It is an international level exam. Candidates can apply for IMAT to pursue medical courses taught at the undergraduate level in Italy. If you are interested in applying for IMAT, read on as in this blog we shall discuss IMAT briefly.

Exam Name  International Medical Admission Test
Conducted By Italian Ministry of Education University and Research
Exam Level International Level
Course Level Undergraduate
Mode of Examination Pen and Paper

Important Dates 2021

It must be noted the dates mentioned are tentative and subject to change.

Application Form Release January 12th, 2021
Application Form Submission Deadline April 28th, 2021
IMAT Exam September 9th, 2021
Result Declaration 30th September 2021
Ranking Publication 7th October 2021

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for studying at medical universities in Italy, students must meet the basic eligibility criteria. We have mentioned the eligibility criteria below: 

  • Students must have appeared for XIIth and cleared it from a recognized board.
  • Students must have secured a good score in IMAT to be eligible for admission.
  • Students must complete the application form providing all the necessary information

IMAT Paper Format 

IMAT is a pen and paper-based test conducted for aspirants across the globe to offer admission to Italian universities for medicine at the undergraduate level. 

  • The paper consists of 60 MCQ based questions. Each question has 5 options, of which candidates have to choose one.
  • The duration of the test is 100 minutes.
  • No calculators are provided during the test.
    • For every correct answer, +1.5 is rewarded.
    • For every incorrect answer, -0.4 is reduced.
    • For no answer, 0 is marked.
  • The maximum possible marks for the IMAT paper is 90.
  • The IMAT paper is divided into 4 sections. 

IMAT Syllabus

IMAT paper is divided into 4 sections. 

Let’s have a look at the syllabus of each section now :

Section 1 – GK and Logical Reasoning

Section 2 – Biology

  • Cell and its life
  • Bioenergetics
  • Chemistry of Living Things
  • Reproduction and Inheritance
  • Inheritance and Environment
  • Anatomy of humans and animals
  • Physiology of humans and animals

Section 3 – Chemistry

Section 3 – Physics and Mathematics



How to Apply for IMAT?

Candidates are supposed to register through the official site. Students must log on to the official website and Apply Online. They are required to fill in the required details to get a unique id and password to go further with the application process.

IMAT Test Centres

The exam centres for IMAT are listed below. Students must choose their preferred exam centre while filling up the form.

Baku New Delhi
Toronto Tel Aviv
Nicosia Bari
Beijing Milan
Paris Naples
Hamburg Padova
Munich Rome
Zurich Lahore
Madrid Warsow
Sao Paulo London
Athens New York
Hong Kong Jeddah

IMAT Universities

We have listed some of the Universities In Italy that accept IMAT scores:

Application Fees

The application fees for IMAT has to be paid in the online mode. The application fee for IMAT 164 USD.

IMAT Past Papers


What is the application fees?

The application fees for IMAT is 164 USD.

How many sections does the paper have?

The paper has 4 sections – Logic/Gk , Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Maths.

What is the scheduled exam date of IMAT 2021?

The examination is supposed to be held on 9th September 2021

So, this was all about IMAT. Facing any difficulty with the application process? Our Leverage Edu experts are here to guide you through. Stay connected for more such informative content!

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