IMAT Exam Registration: Everything You Need to Know


IMAT, incorrectly used for the Italian Medical Admission Test, stands for the International Medical Admission Test. Conducted by the MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education and Universities & Research) in collaboration with Cambridge Assessment Admissions Testing, the IMAT exam is crucial for students willing to study medical, surgery, and dentistry courses in Italy. It tests student’s knowledge and skill in subjects like physics, chemistry, and biology along with logical analysis and mathematical reasoning. As an aspiring medical student, you need to appear at the test and score good to earn an MD degree from any of the 16 public Italian universities. 


The registration for the IMAT exam starts as the Italian Ministry of Education and Universities & Research (MIUR) announces the exam dates. In general, the registration process starts in the first week of July and ends by late July every year. It is open only for 3 weeks. As an aspiring medical student, you need to regularly visit the official website of IMAT, University Italy and follow the instructions mentioned there.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates should always be in touch with the official websites of MIUR and University Italy to know the eligibility criteria for IMAT in detail. Usually, the criteria is as follows:

Exam Pattern

The IMAT exam lasts for 100 minutes. Its question paper contains 60 MCQs from subjects like physics & mathematics (13), biology (23), chemistry (15), and logical reasoning & problem-solving skills (5), and reading skills & knowledge (4). Candidates will be awarded with 1.5 points for a correct answer and will have a minus 0.4-point for an incorrect answer. To secure a seat in one of the 16 Italian public universities, you need to score at least 20 points. Official websites, University Italy and MIUR,  are the right place to stay updated about the exam.   

EXAM Syllabus

Reading Skills and General Knowledge

Logical Reasoning





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Exam Date

The Italian Ministry of Education and Universities & Research (MIUR) announces the dates for the IMAT exam each year, which usually happens in October. Candidates need to keep a close watch on the official website to know the updates on the test dates and centres.

Tentative Dates for IMAT 2024

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Announcement of city of examinations
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Download of admit card
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Exam Date
17 October (tentative)
Exam Duration
100 minutes
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Display of recorded responses
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Test Centres

The MIUR conducts the IMAT across the world and releases a notification on test centres. In India, New Delhi is the city for IMAT. For more exact information, keep visiting the concerned website or open this link:-

Frequently Asked Questions

What is IMAT?

IMAT stands for the International Medicine Admission Test, which allows international students to study medicine, dentistry, and surgery at the undergraduate level in Italian medical colleges and universities.

How to register myself for IMAT?

To study MBBS and other undergraduate courses in Italy, scoring well in IMAT is the basic requirement. The registration process occurs in July every year and lasts for only 3 weeks. Visiting the official website ( and following the instructions available there can help you register yourself for IMAT.  

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