MCAT Exam

The MCAT test is offered with paper and pencil only. You can take it during the months of April and August. The biological sciences section covers organic chemistry and biology. The physical sciences section covers physics and inorganic chemistry.

Here are the sections on the MCAT:

SECTION Total amount of time allotted Number of questions Time to answer each question
Physical Sciences 100 min. 77 1.3 min.
Verbal Reasoning 85 min. 60 1.4 min.
Writing Sample I 30 min. 1 30 min.
Writing Sample II 30 min. 1 30 min.
Biological Sciences 100 min. 77 1.3 min.

MCAT Program Office
P.O. Box 4056
Iowa City, IA 52243 USA
(319) 337-1357

Preparation Resources:

MCAT Test Flashcards
MCAT Study Guide
Chemistry Practice
Physics Practice
Biology Practice
Medical School

Last Updated: 09/18/2014