What Sections are on the MCAT?

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If you are thinking of attending medical school, you probably know that you need to take the MCAT and receive a good score to be admitted into a top-rank medical school. If you don’t already know, the MCAT is divided into four parts. We have placed a chart that gives an overview of the MCAT sections below.

Overview of the MCAT Sections
Biological and Biochemical Foundations of Living Systems59 multiple-choice questions
95-minute section
Tests: basic biology, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and biochemistry
Chemical and Physical Foundations of Biological Systems59 multiple-choice questions
95-minute section
Tests: basic biochemistry, biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and physics
Psychological, Social, and Biological Foundations of Behavior59 multiple-choice questions
95-minute section
Tests: introductory psychology, sociology, and biology
Critical Analysis and Reasoning Skills53 multiple-choice questions
90-minute section
Similar to reading comprehension sections on other standardized tests
Passages come from a variety of humanities and social sciences disciplines

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