We run the following Cambridge Assessment Admissions Tests: STEP, BMAT, CAT, ECAA, ELAT, ENGAA, HAT, MAT, MLAT, NSAA, OLAT, Philosophy, TMUA, TSA, TSA S1.

For more information on each of these tests, please visit the Cambridge Assessment Admissions Tests official website.

Exam dates

BMAT, ECAA, ENGAA, NSAA, CAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT, Philosophy Test, TMUA, ELAT, TSA S1, TSA, HAT, PAT
  • Entries extranet open: 1 September 2021
  • Registration deadline: 17.00 (KST) 30 September 2021
  • Late entry deadline: 17.00 (KST) 14 October 2021
  • Exam date: For International centres the scheduled start times will vary, depending upon where they are in the world. 
Format / Test Date 3 November 2021 (Exam time not announced yet) 4 November 2021 (Exam time not announced yet)
Computer-based BMAT TMUA, TSA, TSA S1
Paper-based ECAA, ENGAA, NSAA, CAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT ELAT, HAT, PAT

   * Computer-based tests: Candidates use their own lat top on the test date. If necessary, candidates can use the test centre's lap top. 

** Local deadline may be set in advance for accepting entries due to the time difference between UK, so please make sure you contact us as early as possible.

STEP 
  • Entries open: TBC
  • Registration deadline: TBC
  • Late entry deadline: TBC
  • Exam date: STEP 1 will be discontinued in 2021 or thereafter. If you are planning to take STEP 1 for university admissions purposes, please speak to universities directly. STEP 2 and 3 will be run in June 2021. 

 

Test fees

Exams service fee consists of test fee, international courier fee, room hire cost and board fee. 

For BMAT, TMUA and STEP exams, candidate should also pay the exam board fee and if applicable.

  One paper only Two or more papers
Test fee KRW 220,000 KRW 154,000 from the second paper

※ Exam board fee is excluded from the noted service charge above.

BMAT (2021 Rate)

Due to the computer-based format of the BMAT, the test fees have been amended.

Registration period Normal Entry (by 17.00 KST, 30 September 2021) Late Entry (by 17.00 KST, 14 October 2021)
Exam board fee  £92 per exam paper  £126 per exam paper
Test fee Same as other exams(above)

TMUA (2021 Rate)

Due to the computer-based format of the TMUA, the test fees have been amended.

Registration period Normal Entry (by 17.00 KST, 30 September 2021) Late Entry (by 17.00 KST, 14 October 2021)
Exam board fee  £75 per exam paper  £97 per exam paper
Test fee Same as other exams(above)

※ Total fee in Korean Won is subject to change depending on the exchange rate of the month.

STEP (2021 Rate)

Registration period Normal Entry Late Entry

Exam board fee

 N/A N/A 
Test fee Same as other exams(See above section)

※ Total fee in Korean Won is subject to change depending on the exchange rate of the month.

Refund and cancellation

  • In case that exams requiring exam board fee are cancelled, the exam board fee will not be refunded after the entry closing date.
  • A cancellation fee (25% of the total exam fee) is charged, if an exam is cancelled between 7 to 14 business days prior to your exam date.
  • No refund will be given if you apply for cancellation within 7 business days from your exam date.
  • Candidates who are unable to show an appropriate ID on the exam day, or who are absent for personal reasons including a minor illness, will not receive a refund.

Make an application

Application

1. Apply for an exam: Email us at exams@britishcouncil.or.kr for applying an exam.

2. Submit exam application form: Submit the exam application form provided from exams services team via email.

3. Make a payment: You may make the payment via bank transfer once you have received the notification indicating your exam fee and the terms of payment from us.

4. Receive the exam confirmation letter: Once your exam has been confirmed, we will notify you the exam details including the exam schedule and venue information via email.

On the test day

  • Candidates should report to the venue 15 minutes before the scheduled time of the exam. 
  • Candidates must bring the same National ID or passport used at registration.
  • Candidates can take writing instruments into the exam room. No mobile phones, books, dictionaries or papers are allowed.

※ Candidates who require special arrangements are advised to register at least one week before the registration deadline.

Results

  • Refer to the handouts provided by British Council Korea on the test day.

Contact us

  • Email: exams@britishcouncil.or.kr
  • Fax: +82 (0)2 3702 0660
  • Address: British Council, 2F, 19 Seosomun-ro 11-gil (B-dong, Paichai Jeongdong Building, 34-5 Jeong-dong), Jung-gu, Seoul, 04516 Korea

※ Please note that all enquiries relating to Exam Proctor Services are only handled by email at exams@britishcouncil.or.kr.