Archive for May, 2015

UMAT 2015 Updates

May 15, 2015

UMAT is held once a year usually on the last Wednesday of July. Students can repeat the UMAT if they were unsuccessful the year before.

UMAT 2015 will be held on the 29th of July 2015. Registration deadline is 5th of June 2015, 5pm AEST. Late registrations will be accepted until 5.00pm AEST 19 June 2015, however $65 penalty fee on top of the registration fee applies.

UMAT is available to any candidate whose educational level at the time of sitting the test is their final year of secondary schooling, or higher.

Students can register for the UMAT only via the ACER website.
UMAT 2015 covers the areas of Logical Reasoning and Problem Solving, Understanding People, and Non-verbal Reasoning. Students are given 3 hours to complete 134 multiple choice questions. Students will be provided with 10 minutes reading time.

UMAT Books and UMAT Preparation

May 15, 2015

Printed fresh every year, and containing all updated information, there are 8 books in Premium and DLP UMAT Preparation Courses and 10 books in the Platinum and Platinum DLP Courses.

Construct Logical Reasoning and Problem Solving (previously known as Section 1), Construct Understanding People (previously known as Section 2) and Construct Non-verbal Reasoning (previously known as Section 3), Starter Pack, UMAT Interview Techniques, Time Trial Tests, UMAT Starter pack, UMAT Update Pack, Final Trial Test, Platinum Pack 1, and Platinum Pack 2. These hard-copy books and tests set you in the right mode for the exam, which is not digitally administered but taken sitting at a desk with a book and pencil.

To get you underway immediately, Book 6 – UMAT Starter Pack will be emailed out to you directly in a printable PDF format. The ‘Starter Pack’ contains everything you will need to get started: all the information and strategies to understand, prepare for and succeed during such a ‘highly speeded psychometric exam’. It includes chapters on the anatomy of the UMAT, specific strategies, developing the required reading skills, advice on study, applications and UMAT Prep and numerous practice questions from all three UMAT constructs (previously known as Sections 1, 2 and 3).

For Premium or DLP Course students Books 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 (as well as additional Book 9 and 10 for Platinum Course students) will arrive in the mail within couple of days after finalising your UMAT NIE enrolment. Book 7 – UMAT 2013 Update Pack will be emailed out to you in a printable PDF format, and Book 8 Trial Test Paper will be administered at your chosen one day workshop (or mailed out to you if you are doing the DLP course). Mailing costs within Australia are covered by NIE.