Eligibility Criteria for ISAT
International students considering study in Medicine, Dentistry and Physiotherapy at Australian universities are required to sit in the International Student Assessment Test (ISAT).
- Test Description
- Related Majors: Healthcare/Medicine
- Appearing Student Level: Under Graduate
- Mode of Test: Online
ISAT: No. of attempts
One can sit for the ISAT exam once a year.
ISAT: Fees Application Fees
The registration fee for all ISAT sittings is US$300.00. Payment must be made to Prometric at the time of registration. Payment of fees: ModePayment must be made Online-
Applicants can pay the application fees using their credit card. If you do not have access to a credit card, you should consider the purchase of a pre-paid credit card to apply for online transactions.Refund Policy
To avoid cancellation fee or cancel test session fee you will have to act before 30 calendar days of test date, otherwise from 1-29 days a US$50 fee (as on 2014, subject to change) will be charged and cancellation in less than one day before the test date can cause you full Test Delivery Fee.
ISAT (International Student Admission Test) measures the academic abilities of the international students applying to the Australian Universities/Institutions.Format
- Duration of Test: 180 minutes
- Frequency per year: Once
- Score Range: 0-100
- Test Score Validity: 1 Year
- No. of questions: 100
- Structure: Multiple-choice
The ISAT test is a 3 hour computer-based multiple choice test. The test is presented in units, with stimulus material followed by questions.
ISAT aims to assess a candidate's 'critical' and 'quantitative' reasoning skills.
- Critical Reasoning (CR) – Critical reasoning usually presents afactual evidence and draw draws a conclusion, which may or may not rely on certain unspoken assumptions. It involves understanding, identifying and analyzing the main line or statement. The entire question must then be viewed in light of the context, goals and values of the arguer. The questions are mostly based on humanities and social studies area.
- Quantitative Reasoning (QR) – Quantitative Reasoning involves solving of real-world problems by applying mathematical and scientific concepts. QR involves analysis, interpretation and evaluation of the information given. It requires students to draw inferences, identify alternatives and select optimal results. The questions are based on mathematics and science areas.