NMAT 2020 Exam Date

NMAT Exam for MBBS in Philippines Latest Update News 2020

NMAT Exam for MBBS in Philippines that was scheduled to be conducted last April 26, 2020, has now been replaced with the online version. This has been enforced due to the Covid-19 pandemic. the NMAT online testing will be held in between August 10 to 12th of 2020. Examinees who have registered officially will be included in the official list of the examiness for NMAT 2020 Exam date. They will be notified of the NMAT date and the NMAT time through the Examination notification to the email address provided during the registration.

The Students attempting the NMAT 2020 Exam are responsible for monitoring the email address they have provided during the time of the registration. They are advised to look into the SPAM /JUNK Folders also. The bonafide and registered examinees are reminded to regularly check their emails for the requirements and instructions related to the NMAT’s online exam.

Issued in public interest of the students.

You will need to pay the total amount of Php1, 900.00 for the registration and test fees. The registration fee of Php500

NMAT EXAM for MBBS in Philippines ADVISORY

CEM maintains a skeleton workforce. For your convenience and safety, face-to-face transactions are suspended at this time. Inquiries shall be attended through email and calls.

For urgent concerns, please email nmat@cem-inc.org.ph or call (02) 8813.3694, 8813.3694, 8813.3686 loc. 106 or 108.

Some FAQs have been listed below for the benefit of the NMAT examinees.

  • Who are required to take the NMAT Exam for MBBS in Philippines ?
    Those who intend to enroll in a medical degree program in the Philippines are required to take
    the NMAT Exam for pursuing MBBS in Philippines . It is best recommended for applicants with baccalaureate degrees or graduating
    students at the time of registration since they have already covered the required academic
    subjects for applicants to medical schools. For Foreign applicants, please read the CHED Executive Order 285 series of 2000 Consolidated.
  • What is the validity period and minimum cut-off score of NMAT Exam for doing MBBS in Philippines ?
    As per CHED Memorandum Order No. 18 series of 2016, the NMAT Exam for doing MBBS in Philippines must be taken not more
    than two (2) years from the time of admission to medical school with a percentile score
    equivalent to or higher than that currently prescribed by the school or the Commission,
    whichever is higher.
  • How can I prepare for NMAT Exam to do MBBS in Philippines ?
    To help you be better prepared for the actual testing experience, you must familiarize yourself
    with the content areas and types of items of the NMAT Exam to do MBBS in Philippines. You can access a link to download the
    NMAT Exam Practice Set after you successfully complete the registration process. Take the practice
    set and simulate the actual test time which is 3 hours for Part 1 and 2 ½ hours for Part 2. After
    answering the practice test under time pressure, score your test by using the answer key
    provided. To know more about this, please see Bulletin of Information: Preparing for the Test.
  • How to apply for the NMAT 2020?
    1. Create your account
    2. Verify your email address
    3. Register in the online portal https://www.cem-inc.org.ph/nmat/user/register
    4. Download and print your NMAT 2020 Registration form
    5. Pay the applicable fees
  • How can I register for the NMAT 2020 to do MBBS in Philippines ?
    During registration period, simply access the NMAT 2020 official website at www.ceminc.org.ph/nmat and register. You must have a working email address, a recent digital photo in jpg file format, a valid ID, and a scanned copy of your transcript of records or certificate to graduate. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Online Registration Requirements
  • Can I access the NMAT 2020 website using any internet browser?
    The NMAT 2020 website works better in Google Chrome than in other browsers.
  • I do not have a digital photo file, can I proceed with my online registration?
    No, you will not be able to complete your online registration.
  • I do not have a valid ID, can I proceed with my online registration?
    Yes. But you are required to present a valid ID on test day. CEM has a No valid ID, No Exam
    policy. Please see below the list of valid IDs.
     Driver’s License
     Passport
     PRC License
     SSS ID
     GSIS ID (UMID)
     Voter’s ID/Voter’s Certification
     BIR ID (ATM type/TIN card type with picture)
     PhilHealth ID
     Company/Office ID
     School ID
     Police Clearance/Police Clearance Certificate
     PNP License / Airman License
     Postal ID
     Barangay ID
     NBI Clearance
     Seaman’s Book (SIRB)
     OWWA / iDOLE card
     HDMF Transaction Card
     PWD ID
     Solo Parent ID
     Senior Citizen’s ID
     Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card (ACR I-CARD)
  • My valid ID expired, what should I do?
    If your valid ID expired within the last 6 months counting from test date, it is still acceptable.
  • My valid ID expired for over 6 months and I applied for replacement but have not received it
    yet, what should I do?
    Bring your expired valid ID, proof of renewal/application, and NMAT examination permit.
  • I lost my valid ID, what will I do?
    Bring a notarized Affidavit of Loss and your NMAT Exam permit.
  • My valid ID has expired for over 6 months and I did not apply for renewal, what will happen?
    You will not be allowed to take the NMAT 2020. You can apply for a refund if registration is still
    open. Please read Bulletin of Information: Refund of Test Fees.
  • Can I bring a photocopy of my valid ID?
    A photocopy of your ID is not acceptable. The Examiner will ask for your original valid ID.
  • Can I send a scanned copy of my valid ID after the test?
    A valid ID is a requirement to take the NMAT Exam 2020.
  • Can I create a new email address for my NMAT Exam registration?
    Yes. Just make sure to remember the password and make a habit of checking the inbox
    regularly or at least during the NMAT Exam 2020 test cycle. The NMAT Registration form, Examination
    Permit, mail notifications, and advisories will be sent to this email address. Changing the email
    address after the registration is not allowed.
  • Can I still register online even if my transcript of records/certificate to graduate/certificate of
    enrollment/true copy of grades is not yet available?
    Yes. But you must email your required document to nmatmarch2020@gmail.com or
    nmatmarch2020@yahoo.com preferably before the close of registration or send us an email to
    advise of any delay.
  • I forgot my NMAT account password, what should I do?
    Please click the button “forgot password” and a link will be sent to your email address to
    generate a new password.
  • I lost all information I entered to the online registration
    Information entered will only be saved upon completion of the registration process. In case you
    fail to complete registration, it will be cancelled and you will lose all previously entered
    information. To register again, simply log in to your account and provide all required information to finish the process. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Procedure.
  • Where can I find my application number?
    Your application number is printed on the upper right hand corner of your NMAT Registration
    Form and NMAT Exam Permit.
  • Where can I find my bank reference number?
    Your bank reference number is printed on the upper right hand corner of your NMAT
    Registration Form, just below your application number.
  • After I registered, I received an email that my digital photo is not of good quality, defective
    file, or inappropriate, what should I do?
    Access your NMAT Exam registration account and replace the old photo with a new photo that meets the
    specifications as listed under Bulletin of Information: Requirements. If you fail to update your
    digital photo, your official NMAT Exam Report Form shall be printed bearing the low quality
    photo or without a photo. Any request on your part to edit or replace the photo after the
    registration period will be subject to a service charge. Please see Schedule of Fees on the last
    page.
  • I want to change my biographical data (name, birthday, etc.)
    You can do this for free during the registration period. After the registration, you will be asked
    to provide (by mail) proper documentation to support the biographical data change (affidavit,
    birth certificate) and pay the surcharge fee. Please see Schedule of Fees on the last page.
  • Can I pay after I register?
    It is preferred that you pay the applicable fees when you register by using a credit card or
    immediately after you register through over-the-counter bank transaction. You must pay
    before the close of the registration period. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Registration and Fees.
  • What are the modes of payment for NMAT Exam?
    There are two (2) modes of payment: 1) Over-The-Counter Bank Deposit through Bank of the
    Philippine Islands (BPI) or Banco de Oro (BDO), – only full cash payment is acceptable. The bank
    may collect an additional service charge. Keep the client’s copy of the deposit slip for reference
    or verification purposes; 2) credit card, – all foreign applicants or those applying from abroad
    and taking the test here in the Philippines can only pay through credit card.
  • Can I pay through ATM machine?
    NO. This is not traceable to your application. You will need to pay again using the authorized
    payment modes. CEM will not refund your payment.
  • Can I pay online or through mobile fund transfer?
    NO. This is not traceable to your application. You will need to pay again using the authorized
    payment modes. CEM will not refund your payment.
  • Can I change the mode of payment (from bank deposit to credit card)?
    No, you have to decide your mode of payment during the online registration. In case you need
    to change the mode of payment, you will have to create another account and go through the
    whole registration and payment process.
  • The bank teller entered the incorrect bank reference number and my application status is still
    unpaid
    Request the bank to correct the mistake.
  • I already paid the registration and testing fee but my application status is still “unpaid”, what
    should I do?
    When you register and pay by credit card, the system will automatically confirm your payment.
    When you pay through over-the-counter bank deposit, a delay in status payment confirmation
    is due to the manual reconciliation of bank reports and tagging of payment status in the
    registration system. Please wait for 3 to 5 business days. Keep your bank deposit slip for
    reference.
  • Can I transfer to another test site?
    If the registration is still open, you can access your account and edit your test site. Once
    registration is closed, this option is not available.
  • Are walk-ins allowed?
    No.
  • I did not receive my Examination Permit, how do I proceed?
    First, check that your payment status is “paid”; then email the NMAT Secretariat at nmat@ceminc.org.ph with subject header “Examination Permit_Last Name First Name”. You should receive an email acknowledgement receipt within 24 hours, otherwise call the NMAT hotline.
  • How many times can an examinee take the NMAT Exam to do MBBS in Philippines ?
    There is no limit to the number of times an examinee can take the NMAT exam.
  • Can I reschedule my NMAT Exam date for MBBS in Philippines?
    The paid NMAT fees is only valid for the specific test date. If you have already paid the
    applicable fees but cannot proceed to taking the test, you may requests for refund (see Refund
    of Test Fees) and register on the next registration period.
  • I was not able to take the NMAT Exam on the specified date, can I take the next NMAT using my old
    registration and payment?
    No, your payment is valid only for the test date indicated in the registration.
  • I decided not to take the NMAT Exam to pursue MBBS in Philippines , how can I get a refund?
    You can only apply for refund during the registration period. After the close of registration,
    request for refund for whatever reason will not be entertained. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Refund of Test Fees.
  • When is the schedule of the next test?
    The NMAT is administered twice a year in the Philippines, usually during the months of March
    and October. NMAT is also administered in the United States of America once a year. Please
    check the website for the announcement of testing dates.

TEST DAY INSTRUCTIONS

  • What time should I be at the test site?
    Be at your test site no later than 6:45AM to allow time for the routine security and verification
    procedures. The pretest activities and instructions start at 7:30AM. The test proper starts at
    exactly 8:00AM in the morning and 1:00PM in the afternoon. Late-comers will not be admitted.
  • What to bring on test day?
    1) Valid ID – no valid ID, no exam
    2) Examination Permit
    3) Three or Four sharpened No. 2 or HB pencils with good erasers
    4) Transparent plastic envelope or transparent bag for personal valuables and other
    allowable items. To know more about allowable items and prohibited items, please see Bulletin of Information: Test Day Instructions.
  • How long does it take to finish the NMAT Exam to do MBBS in Philippines ?
    The NMAT Exam is a two-part multiple-choice question paper test. Part 1 is administered in the
    morning with a time allotment of 3 hours. Part 2 is administered in the afternoon with a time
    allotment of 2 ½ hours. Please note that the time allocations and schedules are strictly
    followed. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Brief Description of the Test.
  • Can I bring a mobile phone?
    Mobile phone is not allowed inside the test building. Test centers have no deposit booths for
    your valuables. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: General Instructions
  • Can I bring/wear a watch?
    Only analog watches are allowed inside the testing room.
  • Can I bring light snacks inside the testing room?
    You are not allowed to eat while taking the test. You can bring light snacks and put it inside
    your transparent envelope or bag to be consumed during the break. Do not drink water or
    beverage anywhere near your test materials or handle oily food that might smear/smudge your
    answer sheet.
  • Can I go to the restroom while the test is on-going?
    If you must go to the restroom during the test, raise your hand, and wait for permission to
    leave the room to be granted by the Examiner. Close your test booklet and put your test
    materials face down on the armchair. You will not be given extra time for time lost during your
    absence while in the restroom. Only one person at a time is permitted to leave the testing
    room and will be accompanied by a proctor. For order and security, no one will be allowed to
    go out of the testing room at the start of pre-administration instructions and 10 minutes before
    the end of the test. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: General Instructions
  • Can I leave the testing room after I finished the test?
    No. You will only be instructed to leave the room after all the test materials have been
    collected and accounted for.

TEST RESULTS

  • What does my NMAT scores mean?
    The NMAT score is a norm-reference that yields two types of scores: standard scores (SS) and
    percentile ranks (PR). For purposes of selection and admissions, the percentile rank or PR is
    used. The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) prescribed a cut-off of 40 PR. This is the
    minimum score that qualifies an examinee as a bona fide applicant for admission into his/her preferred medical school. To know more about this, please see Bulletin of Information: Test Scores.
  • Do you provide electronic results?
    Yes. Electronic results are released 22 calendar days after the test date. You will be notified
    through email. Please save a copy of your electronic result. Access is open for a limited period
    only to prioritize the online registration requirements.
  • Can I use the electronic result for application purposes?
    You can use your e-result for application purposes only subject to the verification of the school
    authorized representative or Admissions Officer. Medical schools are provided with masterlist
    of test results. Most schools will require the original NMAT ERF once you are admitted to the
    program.
  • I cannot open / access my old test results in the website, what should I do?
    This access is open only for a limited period of time. It is usually disabled at the start of the new
    registration to avoid heavy traffic of users. You need to save a digital file of your e-report for
    future use or references. You may also request a duplicate copy of your Examinee Report Form
    for a fee. To know more, please see Bulletin of Information: Request for Extra Copy of your
    Examinee Report Form.
  • Who can see my NMAT scores?
    To safeguard the authenticity of the results, your score will also appear on the Masterlist of
    Test Scores which will be sent to all Philippine medical schools, Commission on Higher
    Education (CHED), Higher Education Regional Offices (HERO), and the office of the Association
    of Philippine Medical Colleges Foundation, Inc. (APMC). These offices must refer only to the
    masterlist for official scores.
  • Can I request for duplicate copies of my NMAT ERF?
    Yes. The cost of one copy is Php50.00 plus Php80.00 shipping fee by courier delivery only.
    Pick-up arrangement is not available. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information:
    Request for Extra Copy of you Examinee Report Form.
  • If I pass the NMAT, does it guarantee my acceptance to any medical schools?
    Your NMAT score is only one of the requirements to your being admitted to the medical school.
    However, getting a good score at NMAT Exam to do MBBS in Philippines will increase the chances to your favor.
  • My mailing address is outside the Philippines, what should I do?
    For those taking the test in the Philippines, we can only mail your test result to a Philippine
    mailing address or Philippine Post Office box number. Pick-up arrangement is not available. For those who are taking the test in the US and with US mailing addresses, the envelopes will
    be send via FedEx to CEM’s US Test Coordinator who will in turn mail the envelopes to you. To
    know more about this, please read Bulletin of Information: Online Registration.
  • When are the printed test results delivered?
    The Examinee Report Forms or ERFs are shipped to mailing addresses after 45 calendar days
    from test date. Delivery time may take more days for bulk mailing or approximately 4-7 days
    for NCR and 7-14 days in the provinces. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information:
    Release of Test Results: Examinee Report Forms.
  • I did not receive my NMAT ERF, what should I do?
    Independent courier service providers are contracted to transmit the ERFs. Delivery time may take
    more days for bulk mailing or approximately 4-7 days for NCR and 7-14 days in the provinces. If you
    have not received your ERF two (2) weeks after the scheduled release, please send an email to the
    NMAT Secretariat at nmat@cem-inc-org.ph with subject header: Delayed NMAT ERF_ Last Name First
    Name. You should receive an email acknowledgement receipt within 24 hours, otherwise call
    the NMAT hotline.
  • How do I monitor the delivery/shipment of my NMAT ERF?
    CEM will email the tracking numbers of envelopes to all examinees (those who took the exam
    in the Philippines) as soon as the ERFs are ready for delivery. It is your responsibility to track
    and monitor your package. Please contact the courier if you have concerns.
    As a general rule, the following are the authorized recipients during delivery of NMAT ERF.
    For Residential Delivery
    1. Examinee (the ultimate consignee)
    2. Any Relative/ House Mate / House Helper residing on consignee’s registered mailing
    address
    3. Security Guard/Receptionist on-duty at any condominium or compound address
    For Office Delivery
    1. Examinee (the ultimate consignee)
    2. Security Guard-on-duty, Receptionist, Office Assistant, Office mates
    Security Guards in some offices, condominiums, subdivisions, and compounds do not accept
    parcels without the consignee’s valid ID and/or authorization. Please coordinate with your
    gatekeeper/security guard.
  • Can I pick-up my NMAT ERF at your office?
    No. All test reports are released to authorized courier for delivery. You may contact the
    courier hotline to arrange pick-up from nearest outlet.
  • The courier tracking system has “bad address” status on my shipment, what does it mean?
    During registration, you must enter your complete address including house number, street
    name and any identifying landmark (e.g., beside the ABC Convenience Store, green gate, etc.).
    Please call immediately the courier hotline numbers provided in this website or in the email
    notification sent to you. You can provide your complete address or arrange to pick-up the test
    result envelope from the nearest courier outlet. To know more, please read Bulletin of
    Information: Release of Test Results: Examinee Report Forms.
  • The courier tracking system has “not serviceable or critical area or for pick-up only” status on
    my shipment, what does it mean?
    The courier providers have their own categorization of delivery areas (e.g., critical areas, not
    serviceable, for pick-up only, etc.) based from their day-to-day operations. A city address does
    not guarantee accessibility. It is best that you coordinate with the courier as soon as you
    checked your tracking status. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Release of
    Test Results: Examinee Report Forms.
  • The courier tracking system has “return-to-sender” status on my shipment, what does it
    mean?
    As a general rule, the courier will make two (2) attempts to deliver the package to your mailing
    address. After 2 failed delivery attempts, the courier will mark the package as return-to-sender.
    This does not mean, however, that the package is already returned to CEM. It may take about
    4 to 6 weeks before the package is delivered back to CEM. To request another delivery, please
    make a deposit of deposit of ₱80.00 and send the scanned copy to nmat@cem-inc.org.ph with
    a subject header: Courier Request_Last Name First Name. Your package will remain in its
    original shipment packaging as proof that the package has been shipped and returned back to
    sender. To know more, please read Bulletin of Information: Release of Test Results: Examinee
    Report Forms.

Schedule of Fees

1. Registration and Test Fees
Will take NMAT in the Philippines: = ₱ 1,900.00
Will take NMAT in the United States: = USD 380.00 (credit card only)
Pay to
Merchant Name: Center for Educational Measurement, Inc.
Bank Account Number (choose one)
BPI Current Account 1881-0450-24 OR
BDO Savings Account 0048-8008-5327

2. NMAT ERF Duplicate = ₱ 50.00 per copy
3. Shipping Fee (Philippines only) = ₱ 80.00 per shipment
4. Refund Check Request (over payment) = ₱ 200.00
5. Request for Biographical Change/Photo = ₱ 200.00
(free during registration period)
Pay to
Merchant Name: Center for Educational Measurement, Inc.
BPI Current Account 1885-1133-34

Official Email Addresses:
nmat@cem-inc.org.ph – for general queries
nmatcopy@cem-inc.org.ph – for request of duplicate copies
nmatmarch2020@gmail.com – for submission of required documents
NMAT Hotline:
Manila (02) 8813-3694 locals 106 and 108
The NMAT Secretariat
33rd Floor Cityland Pasong Tamo Tower
Chino Roces Avenue, Makati City

Implementing Guidelines on the Entry and Stay of Foreign Students in the Philippines and CHED
Memorandum Order No. 18 series of 2016.

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