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The key to acing the GAMSAT ® exam is practice. Doing practice questions puts your GAMSAT ® preparation to the test, helping you identify key areas that you need to improve on. A GAMSAT ® Practice Test challenges you further by simulating the actual GAMSAT ® exam.

Our Free GAMSAT ® Practice Test gives you access to Section 1 and Section 3 MCQs of varying topics and difficulty levels, similar to the actual GAMSAT ® exam. You will complete the practice test on our online exam platform which is designed to closely mimic the official ACER GAMSAT ® exam, giving you the option to put yourself under realistic time pressure and helping you familiarise yourself with the online delivery of the exam before test date.

Sign up for our Free Trial to get access to our GAMSAT ® Practice Test as well as heaps of other free resources!

Watch the video below to see our online exam system in action! Learn more about what sets our GAMSAT ® Practice Test apart and how it mimics the official GAMSAT ® exam in detail to better help you prepare.

Find more information about our Free GAMSAT ® Practice Exam and how it will help you consolidate your prep below.

What is the GAMSAT Practice Test?

Our GAMSAT ® Practice Test consists of multiple-choice questions which mimic questions that appear in the GAMSAT ® .The questions in the GAMSAT ® Practice Test challenge your critical thinking, reasoning and problem-solving skills and how you apply what you have gathered from your education to date. These questions are divided into GAMSAT ® Section 1 (Reasoning in Humanities and Social Sciences) and Section 3 (Reasoning in Biological and Physical Sciences).

What sets our GAMSAT ® Online Practice Test apart is that we’ve carefully designed the user interface to closely simulate the look and feel of the actual exam. Familiarising yourself with how the exam platform works ahead of time will help alleviate some of the stress and pressure on the actual test day, thus allowing you to focus on the exam and helping to improve your GAMSAT ® score. See our comprehensive guide on What is the GAMSAT ® Exam for more information about what the official GAMSAT ® by ACER entails.

If you enrol for our GAMSAT ® Preparation Course, you will get access to 8 online exams with worked solutions, available in multiple different modes to give you various options to complete the exam at your own pace or under real time pressure.

Otherwise, simply sign up to our GAMSAT ® Free Trial to get access to a GAMSAT ® Practice exam for free! The free practice test contains 11 Section 1 MCQs and 33 Section 3 MCQs.

Why Should I Take a GAMSAT Practice Exam?

The GAMSAT ® Practice Exam is the perfect way to diagnose your strengths or weaknesses in the skills mentioned above (fitting for an exam that’ll get you into an Australian medical school! ).

The most efficient method of studying is to spend the majority of your time and effort on areas which need improvement. But first, you need to know what these areas are. After taking our GAMSAT ® Practice Exam, you will be able to review a breakdown of your performance and determine various points of strength and weakness. The system also automatically compares your score to 10,000+ other GradReady students, helping you get a better idea of where you stand.

For more information about what GAMSAT ® score you need to aim for, read our comprehensive guide on medical schools admission requirements.

What is the Difference Between a GAMSAT Practice Test and a GAMSAT Mock Exam?

GAMSAT ® Mock Exams are included in our GAMSAT ® Attendance Courses. It’s the closest thing to the actual GAMSAT ® exam. You will be put under time pressure in a well-simulated test environment. You will get video solutions for each question as well as personalised Section 2 Essay feedback within the week, followed by an online recap day with our tuition team.

The GAMSAT ® Practice Test is a shorter compilation of practice questions focused on testing you on a variety of important sub-topics within Section 1 and Section 3. The GAMSAT ® Free Practice Test which you can get access to by signing up to our Free Trial contains 11 Section 1 MCQs and 33 Section 3 MCQs.

You will get access to 8 GAMSAT ® Practice Exams if you enrol for any of our GAMSAT ® Preparation Courses. Each of these online exams has 62 Section 1 MCQs and 75 Section 3 MCQs, just like the actual GAMSAT ® Exam.

Whether you choose to sign up to our GAMSAT ® Free Trial or enrol for our GAMSAT ® Preparation Course, you will get access to our one-of-a-kind online exam platform which mimics the official ACER GAMSAT ® Exam. You will be able to complete the exams on the GradReady LMS via one of two modes: the Mock Exam Mode and the Custom Mode. This is explained further in the section below.

User interface that mimics the official GAMSAT exam

When you first begin the exam, you will be taken to an introduction page that gives you instructions and information which closely mimic what is provided for the official GAMSAT ® exam. The user interface of Section 1 until Section 3 also closely mimics that of the official ACER GAMSAT ® exam, allowing you to familiarise yourself with the online delivery of the exam before test date and better prepare for the GAMSAT. ®

Watch the video here to see our online exam system in action! Learn more about what sets our GAMSAT ® Practice Test apart and how it mimics the official GAMSAT ® exam in detail to better help you prepare.

Multiple GAMSAT practice test modes

You can choose between the Mock Exam Mode and the Custom Exam Mode. The Mock Exam Mode will simulate the full GAMSAT ® experience in which you have to complete the exam within one sitting with the associated time pressures and the appropriate spacing between sections.

The Custom Exam Mode gives you various options to complete the exam at your own pace.

  1. You can select the No Timer option which allows you to complete the exam in different settings. For example, you can complete Section 1 in one day and finish the remainder of the exam another day.

  2. Selecting the Apply Time Limit to the Entire Exam option allows you to customise the length for each section of the exam. For example, you can choose to give yourself extra time to complete the exam compared to the official GAMSAT ® section timings.

  3. Thirdly, you can choose to Apply Time Limit to Individual Questions. This is useful if you're trying to develop a good pace per question.

Some other useful features of the Custom Mode include the ability to select a specific section of the exam to complete as well as the option to skip reading time. These features are not available in Mock Exam Mode.

Make sure to sign up to our Free Trial to get access to our GAMSAT ® Practice Test as well as heaps of other free resources!

Worked solutions and supplementary GAMSAT preparation resources

For Section 1 and Section 3, you will have access to the correct answers with the accompanying worked solutions. If you are enrolled in one of our GAMSAT ® Preparation Courses, you will also have access to relevant supplementary content and features on our website such as videos and textbook sections for each MCQ. You will not have access to these with a Free Trial account, but we also offer lots of Free GAMSAT ® Preparation Materials, such as our GAMSAT ® study syllabus and a GAMSAT ® essay guide, so be sure to check them out.

GAMSAT score percentile comparison

You will be able to review your percentiles in comparison to all other students who have completed the practice exam. You will also be able to review a breakdown of your performance and determine various points of strength and weakness. Compare your GAMSAT ® score to 10,000+ other GradReady students and get a better idea of where you stand!

For more information about what your GAMSAT ® score means, check out our comprehensive guide on GAMSAT ® results.

GAMSAT Practice Test 1

The Free GAMSAT ® Practice Test contains 11 Section 1 MCQs.

These questions require complex logical reasoning, and verbal processing to arrive at the answers. You’ll see a wide range of stimuli including cartoons, poems and longer texts, each of which is associated with 2 or more 4-option multiple-choice questions.

Visit our guide on how to prepare for GAMSAT ® Section 1 to improve your score.

GAMSAT Practice Test 2

Section 2 is not included in our Free GAMSAT ® Practice Test. Section 2 is included in the 8 online exams which are available to students who enrol in our GAMSAT ® Preparation Courses. You will receive two sets of essay prompts and will be able to write your responses. These essays will not be marked. These essays exist for the purpose of allowing you to practise under real exam conditions and time pressure.

If you’d like your essay to be reviewed and marked, we have a GAMSAT ® essay marking service where our expert tutors will provide personal feedback for your essays within 72 working hours.

GAMSAT Practice Test 3

The Free GAMSAT ® Practice Test contains 33 Section 3 MCQs.

These questions focus mainly on your ability to analyse, interpret and generalise based on scientific data, equations and concepts. You will be provided with a wide range of stimuli including graphs, formulas, diagrams and text, again associated with MCQs.

Visit our guide on how to prepare for GAMSAT ® Section 3 to improve your score.

How Does the GAMSAT Practice Test Help Me Prepare for the GAMSAT?

Let’s say you’ve finally decided to sign up for the ACER GAMSAT ® test. With such a wide range of topics tested in Section 1 and Section 3, how do you know where to start?

GAMSAT ® Practice Test gives you this direction.Through trial and error, you gain a metacognitive understanding of your own ability and progress. This highlights which areas you need to work on and provides efficiency in approach to future GAMSAT ® preparation efforts.

For instance, after the practice test, you may find you struggle to uncover the meaning of a finicky poem. Or, you might realise that your Physics is just not what it used to be!

The Free GAMSAT ® Online Practice Test is integrated into our intelligent MCQ system that tracks student performance across 43 subtopics so they can easily identify their strengths and weaknesses.

Once you find these areas, you have a clear path forward to start preparing for the GAMSAT ® in the most efficient, personalised way possible.

Another way the practice test will help is by giving you a way to understand your relationship with time constraints. Many students struggle with the time pressure on the day in the ACER GAMSAT ® exam, but there are ways to get around this through practice!

Obviously, performing to timed conditions requires balance between being thorough and being quick. But first, you must see how long it usually takes you to do a set of Qs and how the time pressure affects the accuracy of your answers, so that you know which way you have to turn that balance!

With that in mind, we have designed our GAMSAT ® Practice Test to be available in various different modes which allow you to complete the exam at your own pace or under real time pressure if you prefer. We’ve also gone to great lengths to design a user interface that closely mimics the actual GAMSAT ® exam. Once you’ve learned your way around our GAMSAT ® Practice Test online platform, navigating ACER’s GAMSAT ® interface on exam day will not be an issue.

Which GAMSAT Practice Test is Best?

This is a difficult question to answer, because it depends on many things, such as your comfort level with science concepts as well as what your strengths and weaknesses are. ACER has practice questions that you can work through, and students often start there. However, with practice tests, the more you do, the better prepared you will be, so ACER’s GAMSAT ® practice questions are often not enough. GradReady’s GAMSAT ® practice test is one of the best options available out there because it is conducted on a user interface that closely mimics the actual GAMSAT ® , allowing you to familarise yourself with the exam before test day. You can also take the test under real time pressure or at your own pace.

GAMSAT Free Practice Test Tips

  1. Remember how long you have on average for each MCQ! After all, each MCQ is worth the same on the day of the GAMSAT, ® but not all Qs are built the same. Knowing when to skip and come back later is a crucial skill to test out.

  2. Skim Qs before reading the stimulus if you feel this will help. This enables you to see to what detail you need to read the passage or data at hand, and can make for more efficient appraisal of the stimuli.

  3. Eliminate answer options! You can always rule out some options. Our podcast episode on Using Educated Guessing in the GAMSAT ® Exam discusses this in great detail, so be sure to check it out!

  4. Stay calm! You’ve got this. You have built up tons of knowledge over the years. At the moment of any test your job is to apply it, and worry about what you can improve after the test.

  5. Lastly, do what’s right for you. If you have strategies that work for MCQs, then implement them.

All in all, it’s important to know what type of skills the GAMSAT ® actually wants to test. Visit our guide on What is the GAMSAT ® to learn all you need to know about this challenging exam.

What Does My GAMSAT Practice Test Score Mean?

Your score is basically a scaled version of your raw marks (how many you got correct out of 44 Qs). This mimics how ACER calculates your scores for each section of the official GAMSAT ® exam.

See our article on GAMSAT ® scores for the nitty gritty of what your scores in each section, overall and percentiles mean.

Is the GAMSAT the hardest exam?

The GAMSAT ® is a difficult, gruelling exam. It tests a wide variety of skills and is high stakes in nature given what it provides students down the line, which is a pathway to becoming a doctor. However, it is manageable!

Importantly, study and practice does improve scores on the GAMSAT. ® According to ACER, the GAMSAT ® exam tests critical thinking skills and your ability to analyse materials - all of which you learn and acquire either through education via schools or universities, self-study or studying through us! However, to know whether you are improving, practice tests are your best bet, and our GAMSAT ® Free Practice Test ensures you have a base level to quantify your progress.

What is the pass rate for GAMSAT?

There is no pass mark or rate for the GAMSAT ® exam. Medical schools in Australia usually want you to get over 50 on each of the 3 sections of the exam. And they then may rank you against other students using your overall score or your score on individual sections.

So get your GAMSAT ® prep started by signing up for our Free Trial to get access to our GAMSAT ® Practice Test as well as heaps of other free resources!

Further Free GAMSAT Preparation Materials

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  4. GAMSAT ® Non-Science Background: How to Prepare

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  6. How to prepare for GAMSAT ® Chemistry

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  7. How to prepare for GAMSAT ® Physics

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GradReady GAMSAT Preparation Courses

Course Key Features Description
GradReady GAMSAT ® Online Courses
Online (Essentials) 4000+ Intelligent MCQ Bank
1200+ pg Textbook
8 Online Practice Exams
Designed for students who are unable to make our attendance classes, this course gives you the essentials to succeed.
Online (Comprehensive) 10 Marked Essays with Personal Feedback
GetClarity: Tutor Assistance when you need it on whatever you need it on
All the features of our Online (Essentials) Course plus Marked Essays and on-demand Tutor Assistance with our GetClarity system
GradReady GAMSAT ® Attendance Courses
Attendance (Essentials) 15 Day Course - 50+h of Learning
Interactive Classes capped at 21 students
Mock Exam and Subsequent Review
Complimentary Additional Round of Virtual PBLs
Includes all the Online Resources included in our Online (Essentials) Course.
Attendance (Comprehensive) 15 Day Course - 50+h of Learning
10 Marked Essays with Personal Feedback
GetClarity: Tutor Assistance when you need it on whatever you need it on
Mock Exam and Subsequent Review
Complimentary Additional Round of Virtual PBLs
Our most popular course: Includes all the live classes and Mock Exam as well as access to our Online (Comprehensive) resources
Attendance (Complete Care) 15 Day Course - 50+h of Learning
6 x 1 h Private Tuition sessions
with expert Tutors in your areas of weakness
Mock Exam and Subsequent Review
Complimentary Additional Round of Virtual PBLs
Everything you need to succeed - Includes private tutoring sessions in addition to the Attendance (Comprehensive) Package

To learn more about our GAMSAT ® Preparation courses and compare their different components, view an in depth comparison here: GradReady Course Comparison

If you’re not sure which course is best for you, try our Course Recommender.

If you’re after a single feature, such as our Textbook, or access to our 4000+ Intelligent MCQ Bank, or if you want to customise your preparation, you can do so here: GradReady GAMSAT ® Custom Course.

At GradReady, we pride ourselves on providing students with the Best Results at the Best Value:

  • Our team is consistently reinvesting in our internal operational technology to ensure that we're constantly improving our efficiency and productivity. The end result for our students is that we stand head and shoulders above our competition in the comprehensiveness of the tools we offer and the effectiveness of our teachings – all at the best value.
  • We believe in a data-driven approach: using student performance data to fine tune our practice questions, study content and teaching styles has allowed us to achieve unparalleled results for our students.
  • We are the only provider with Statistically Significant Proven Results – our students achieved an average improvement of 20+ Percentile Points 10+ years in a row.
  • We achieve these results through our interactive teaching style and adaptive online learning technologies. Our classes are capped at 21 students, and taught by a specialist tutor for each subject, tutors who are themselves Medical Students who have sat the GAMSAT ® .
  • Our online systems make learning into a science and we are the only provider with a proprietary online system that uses algorithmic-assisted, targeted learning. Unlike other providers who purchase a 3rd Party System, the targeted system that we've developed tracks your performance, quickly identifying your weaknesses and pointing you to the most relevant materials and even tutor assistance.

To learn more about our courses and compare us to the competition, visit: GradReady GAMSAT ® Preparation Courses