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Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing

 

Spectrum International School is an authorised Cambridge Open Test Centre (KZ009)

Please contact the Examinations Officer for any information at examsofficer@spectrum.edu.kz

 

Cambridge Assessment Admission Testing

Admission test Stands for Related courses Exam Details Time Fee (in KZT)
1 AMESAA Asian and Middle Eastern Studies Admissions Assessment (AMESAA) History
History of Art
Linguistics
Modern and Medieval Languages
Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion 
Section 1 (multiple choice)
Reading Comprehension
60 minutes
Section 2
Critical response to text(s) 60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
2 ASNCAA Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic Admissions Assessment (ASNCAA) English
History
History and Modern Languages
Human, Social, and Political Sciences
Linguistics
Modern and Medieval Languages
Section 1
Reading Comprehension
60 minutes
Section 2
Critical response to text(s)
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
3 BMAT BioMedical Admissions Test Medicine
Biomedical Science
Dentistry
Section 1
Aptitude and Skills (35 Multiple Choice questions)
60 minutes
Section 2
Scientific Knowledge and Applications (27 multiple-choice questions)
30 minutes
Section 3
Writing Task
30 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 70000
(Additional 30000 in case of late entry)
4 CAT Classics Admission Test Q800 Classics
Q810 Classics II
Q8T9 Classics with Oriental Studies
QQ38 Classics and English
QQH8 Classics II and English
Section 1
Latin Translation Test
60 minutes
Section 2
Greek Translation Test
60 minutes
Section 3
Classics Language Aptitude Test (CLAT)
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
5 ECAA Economics Admissions Assessment Geography
History
Land Economy
Management Studies (Part II course)
Mathematics
Section 1
Problem solving and Maths for Economics
80 minutes
Section 2
Essay on a topic of economic interest
40 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
6 ELAT English Literature Admissions Test

QQ38 Classics and English
QQH8 Classics II and English
QR3S English and Beginners’ Czech (with Slovak)
RQ33 English and Beginners’ Italian
QR39 English and Beginners’ Modern Greek
QR3M English and Beginners’ Portuguese
QR37 English and Czech (with Slovak)
QR31 English and French
QR32 English and German
QR33 English and Italian
QQ37 English and Modern Greek
QR35 English and Portuguese
QRH7 English and Russian
QR34 English and Spanish
Q300 English Language and Literature

 

Candidates are given six poems or passages from drama and/or prose (fiction or non-fiction), and are asked to carry out this single task:
Select two of the passages (a) to (f) and compare and contrast them in any ways that seem interesting to you, paying particular attention to distinctive features of structure, language and style.
The six passages will be linked by a common theme, which will be given in the introduction. Candidates may choose any two of the six to compare. Answer sheets will be provided.
90 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
7 ENGAA Engineering Admissions Assessment Architecture
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science
Manufacturing Engineering (Part II course)
Natural Sciences

Section 1
Maths/Physics
80 minutes
Section 2
Maths/Physics (Multiple Choice)
40 minutes

 

The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
8 GAA Geography Admissions Assessment Geography
Economics
Education
Human, Social, and Political Sciences
Land Economy
Natural Sciences
Section 1
Thinking Skills and Reading Comprehension
80 minutes
Section 2
Interpretation of graphical data
40 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
9 HAA History Admissions Assessment  

History
Anglo-Saxon, Norse, and Celtic Archaeology
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Classics
Human, Social, and Political Sciences
Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion

 

 

Section 1
Reading Comprehension
60 minutes
Section 2
Critical response to text(s)
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
10 HAT History Aptitude Test V100 History
V118 Ancient and Modern History
LV11 History and Economics
VQ13 History and English
VR1R History and Beginners’ Czech (with Slovak)
RV31 History and Beginners’ Italian
VR1X History and Beginners’ Modern Greek
VR1N History and Beginners’ Portuguese
VR17 History and Czech (with Slovak)
VR11 History and French
VR12 History and German
VR13 History and Italian
VQ17 History and Modern Greek
VR15 History and Portuguese
VRC7 History and Russian
VR14 History and Spanish
LV21 History and Politics
The HAT will consist of one question based on an extract from a primary source, to be answered in 60 minutes The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
11 HSPSAA Human, Social, and Political Sciences Admissions Assessment (HSPSAA)  

Politics, International Relations, Sociology
Archaeology
Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Geography
History
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences
Theology, Religion, and Philosophy of Religion 

 

 

Section 1
Reading Comprehension
60 minutes
Section 2
Essay
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
12 MAT Mathematics Admissions Test  

Mathematics, Computer Science
G100 Mathematics (3-year course)
G103 Mathematics (4-year course)
G125 Mathematics (Pure Mathematics)
GG31 Mathematics, Optimisation and Statistics
G104 Mathematics with a Year Abroad
G1F3 Mathematics with Applied Mathematics/Mathematical Physics
G102 Mathematics with Mathematical Computation
G1G3 Mathematics with Statistics
G1GH Mathematics with Statistics for Finance
G400 Computer Science
IV15 Computer Science and Philosophy
G100 Mathematics
GG14 Mathematics and Computer Science
GV15 Mathematics and Philosophy
GG13 Mathematics and Statistics
G100 Mathematics BSc
G103 Master of Mathematics

 

 

Single paper
150 Minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
13 MLAT Modern Languages Admissions Test Any single Modern Languages course
Any joint Modern Languages course
Classics and Modern Languages
English and Modern Languages
European and Middle Eastern Languages
History and Modern Languages
Modern Languages and Linguistics
Philosophy and Modern Languages
Philosophy and Linguistics
Psychology and Linguistics 
Section 1
Modern Language Linguistics and Language Aptitude papers
30-60 minutes ( a candidate takes at least two)
Section 2
Philosophy Paper
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
14 NSAA Natural Sciences Admissions Assessment Natural Sciences/Veterinary
Chemical Engineering
Computer Science
Engineering
Geography
Mathematics
Psychological and Behavioural Sciences
Section 1
Maths/Science
80 minutes
Section 2
Structured sets of Physics/Chemistry/ Biology questions
40 Minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
15 OLAT Oriental Languages Aptitude Test All candidates who wish to read a Middle Eastern Language (Arabic, Hebrew,
Jewish Studies, Persian or Turkish) in the following courses:
Oriental Studies*
European and Middle Eastern Languages*
T9Q8 Oriental Studies with Classics
VT69 Religion and Oriental Studies
Single Paper
30 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
16 PAT Physics Aptitude Test Any Engineering Science course *
FJ22 Materials Science
F303 Physics
VF53 Physics and Philosophy
Single Paper
120 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
17 PBSAA Psychological and Behavioural Sciences Admissions Assessment Psychological and Behavioural Sciences
Education
Human, Social, and Political Sciences
Natural Sciences
Section 1
Part A (Compulsory) Thinking Skills
Plus either Part B Mathematics and Biology or Part C Reading Comprehension
80 minutes
Section 2
Essay
40 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
18 PHIL Philosophy Philosophy and Theology Single Paper
60 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
19 TMUA Test of Mathematics for University Admission Mathematics  Section 1
Mathematical Thinking
75 minutes
Section 2
Mathematical Reasoning
75 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 42000
20 TSA Thinking Skills Assessment LN12 Economics and Management
C830 Experimental Psychology
BCL0 Human Sciences
L0V0 Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE)
VQ51 Philosophy and Linguistics
CQ81 Psychology and Linguistics
CV85 Psychology and Philosophy
Section 1 (50 multiple- choice questions)
Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA)
90 minutes
Section 2
Writing Task
30 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000
21 TSAS1 Thinking Skills Assessment F100 Chemistry
LV11 History and Economics
Single paper
90 minutes
The Exam starts at 2:00 pm Astana time 20000

 

Please contact the Examinations Officer for any information at examsofficer@spectrum.edu.kz