ISAT Test Dates 2020

The International Student Admissions Test (ISAT) 2020 test dates are available during 4 9-day testing periods. With effect from May 2020, the ISAT testing cycle will no longer run from March to the following February like previous years.

  • Cycle 1: May 16 – May 24, 2020
  • Cycle 2: August 15 – August 23, 2020
  • Cycle 3: November 21 – November 29, 2020
  • Cycle 4: February 2021 (more information on the exact testing period will be released later this year)

During the ISAT registration process, candidates will be given the choice to select the test centre location, date and time. The ISAT can be taken at any time during the testing period/cycle. But do keep in mind, you can take the ISAT only once every 12 months. Once you take the test, your scores will remain valid for the next 2 years.

Universities requiring the ISAT

ISAT is a mandatory requirement for international students applying to medicine, dentistry or health science courses at the following Australian universities:

Flinders University
Monash University, Melbourne/Malaysian campus
University of Limerick
University of New South Wales (UNSW)
University of Queensland
University of Tasmania
University of Western Australia (UWA)
University of Western Sydney (UWS)

Taking ISAT in Singapore

If you intend to work in Singapore after graduation, ensure that the school/course you are applying to is recognised by the Singapore Medical Council (SMC). International Medical Graduates who hold qualifications NOT recognised by the SMC, will NOT be eligible to apply for medical registration to practise in Singapore.

Here’s the list of SMC recognised schools, effective from 1 Jan 2020 – not all require the ISAT.

Body Granting QualificationsPrimary QualificationsYear of AdditionRequiring the ISAT
The University of Adelaide, Faculty of Health SciencesMB BS2003✗ , PQA required
The University of Melbourne, Melbourne Medical
School
MB BS,
MD
1971
2012
Monash University, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health SciencesMB BS,
MD
2003
2019
University of New South Wales, Faculty of MedicineMB BS,
BMed MD
2003
2014
The University of Queensland, School of MedicineMB BS,
Doctor of Medicine AQF Level 9 Masters (Extended)
2003
2016
The University of Sydney, Sydney Medical SchoolMB BS,
MD
1971
2014
The University of Western Australia, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health SciencesMB BS,
MD
2003
2014
Australian National University, ANU Medical SchoolMB BS,
MChD
2009
2016

Prepare For The ISAT With Prep Zone Academy

Cover the ISAT syllabus, concepts and strategies within a month with our Intensive Group Course. Registration is now open for the following groups*.

  • April Group: 4 April – 30 April, 2020
  • April – May Group #1: 12 April – 14 May, 2020
  • April – May Group #2: 25 April – 21 May, 2020

*Ideal for candidates taking the ISAT during the May testing period.

More Information & Register Interest

Singapore's ISAT Test Centers

There are two ISAT test centers in Singapore.

NTUC Learning Hub Pte Ltd
NTUC Trade Union House
73 Bras Basah Road,
Level 3, Room J

Studyworks Pte Ltd, Prometric Test Center
26 Boon Lay Way,
#01-85, Tradehub 21

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