# UCAT

## UCAT Preparation at Option

Preparing for the UCAT is best done well on time. This is one test that ‘tests’ not only subject knowledge but also academic skills – time management and stress management to name the most important!

Out of the 34 UK Medical Schools, 27 require UCAT as part of their admission process. Once registrations are open you will be able to register for UCAT by visiting the Pearson VUE website. You must complete a two-step process using the Pearson VUE online registration system to register and then book a test.

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The Sections on the test will appear in the following sequence:

SL NO.SECTION NAMENO.OF QuestionsTIMEASSESSESSTYLE
1.Verbal Reasoning4421 MinThe capacity to evaluate information that is presented in a written form.Questions which require students to decide whether specific conclusions or inferences can be drawn from the information provided.
2.Decision Making2929 MinThe knack to apply logic to reach a decision or conclusion, assess arguments, and examine statistical information.Students may be provided with text, charts, tables, graphs or diagrams. Questions may include Venn diagrams and probability concepts.
3.Quantitative Reasoning3625 MinThe skill to quickly calculate answers for situation based problems presented in a numerical or tabular form.Students will be offered tables or other information related to numbers. Questions may require the use of ratios, percentages, averages and fractions.
4.Abstract Reasoning5012 MinThe use of divergent and convergent pattern identification skills to infer relationships from information.Learners are presented with images arranged into sets or series. Patterns may involve changes to the size and shape of objects, the number of objects, shading and color, symmetry, position, direction and so on
5.Situational Judgement6926 MinThe capacity to understand real world situations and to identify critical factors and appropriate behavior in dealing with them.Students are presented with a series of healthcare scenarios. Medical or procedural knowledge is not required, but students should have an understanding of basic ethical principles.

At Option Training Institute, Knowledge Village, Dubai, we provide result oriented, strategy based UCAT test preparation courses – one -on- one and group. By using progressive training methods to maintain the efficiency of the training and to work on the individual student’s weak areas, Option undoubtedly provides students with the finest training in a conducive class environment thereby enabling students to achieve optimum results.