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ITS has run these Oxford entrance tests for many years. Oxford is now changing the way they are run. Details for 2024 will be posted here when they become available.

All candidates applying for Philosophy and Theology at the University of Oxford are required to sit the Philosophy Test. You may also need to take other tests depending on exactly which degree you are taking. Check the University of Oxford website.

The Philosophy Test computer-based test and lasts 60 minutes under fully invigilated exam conditions.

It is designed to test a your philosophical reasoning skills and therefore is no expectation that you have done any academic study of philosophy. It is not a test of philosophical knowledge.

You will normally be asked to do a comprehension exercise and write a short essay or answer a structured question. Tutors are looking for the use of precise and careful reasoning to answer the question asked, and particularly answers which anticipate and are able to answer objections to the reasoning given.

The test is now run by Tata Consultancy Services and ITS Education Asia is an authorized centre (#35351) for this test. Exam dates are held each year in October. Candidates can enrol directly with ITS, where we are BOTH the enrolling and examining centre for this test.

Exam Exam Fee
CAT/ELAT/GAT/HAT/MAT/MLAT/PAT/Philosophy Test/TSA Oxford HKD2500

Enquiries will be entertained on a first come, first served basis* therefore all test takers are encouraged to enrol as soon as possible


  1. No seat reservations can be made for these enrolments. Potential candidates must ensure that all required information has been written on enrolment forms for this to be processed. This includes a valid, accessible email address and UCAS ID.
  2. You do not need a UCAS ID if you are either using the test for a non-UK university or if your UK university application is not for the academic year.

Use this Queries button to ask about both prep and test enrolment. Click "Other" and write your query.
For test enrolment, please state:
"Send enrolment form for [test name]"

Further information on all aspects of the test is on the official website.

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If you want further advice about preparation, please contact us.

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