Changes to HPAT for 2014

Changes to HPAT for 2014

The Irish Universities Association have introduced the following changes to HPAT Ireland

The results of HPAT examinations sat in 2013 and subsequent years will only be valid for a single year.

The Irish Universities Association have introduced the following changes to HPAT Ireland

The results of HPAT examinations sat in 2013 and subsequent years will only be valid for a single year.
This means it will not be possible to present HPAT results achieved in 2013 for admission to courses in 2014. Students will need to resit the HPAT exam in the year of entry to University
Students can use Leaving Certificates from previous years to apply for entry to medicine, it is only the HPAT exam that has to be sat in the year of entry.

2) There has been a change to the weightings to each test section of the examination.

HPAT-Ireland Test Section Old Weighting New Weighting
Section One: Logical Reasoning & Problem Solving (33.3%) (40%)
Section Two : Interpersonal Understanding (33.3%) (40%)
Section Three : Non-Verbal Reasoning (33.3%) (20%)