ISAT Test Dates

ISAT is a mandatory entrance test for a few colleges and the upcoming ISAT test dates for 2020-2021 are provided in this article. Plan and prepare for the test wisely by choosing the best-suited test date.

Updated by Niharika Padiga on 20th October 2020

ISAT is an International Student Admission Test which is a computer-based conducted by universities in order to test their skills and abilities which are the foundation for academic level.

ISAT is a mandatory prerequisite for international students who are willing to apply to particular programs. The test is independently started by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER).

ACER has international fame and achievement in the development, management, and research of selection tests for bachelor’s health and medical-related programs.

ISAT Test Dates-2020

ISAT Exam starts from the month of May and below are the exam dates which will be helpful to prepare early.

First Set: May 16-May 24, 2020

Second Set: August 15 - August 23, 2020

Third Set: November 21 - November 29, 2020

Fourth Set: February 2021

Universities Requiring the ISAT

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

  • University of Flinders

  • Monash University, Melbourne/Malaysian campus

  • Limerick University

  • University of New South Wales (UNSW)

  • Queensland University

  • Tasmania University

  • University of Western Australia (UWA)

  • University of Western Sydney (UWS)

How much does the ISAT Exam cost?

The ISAT exam fee costs for about US$320 and the payment is made to Prometric at the time of registration.

Payment Method for ISAT

  • Payment can be done by credit card.

  • Prometric uses a secure carrier for its online payment functions

  • Your personal details and credit card information is not recorded or stored by Prometric but is encrypted at the point of capture and transmitted directly to the bank.

  • If you do not have a credit card, you should consider the purchase of a pre-paid credit card to use for online transactions.

How the Computer-Based Test Goes?

You will be given 3 hours (180 minutes) to complete the exam which consists of 100 multiple-choice questions.

Once you register for the test, you will have about 15 minutes of time for an introduction.

  • Confirmation - Check that you're sitting for ISAT

  • Tutorial – Check out for different types of questions

  • Non-disclosure agreement - you must click on your agreement stating that you will not pass any information about this test which has to be secure

A warning flash will pop up on the screen when 10 minutes of testing time remains.