Dates and Deadlines

Below is a list of the important dates for those making an application for entry in 2022, or for deferred entry in 2023. We recommend you refer back to this page regularly to ensure you are on track with your application! If you have any questions about these dates and deadlines, please contact the admissions office at: undergraduate.admissions@kings.cam.ac.uk

COVID-19 Update: Whilst we hope that the 2021-2022 admissions round will, for the most part, be unaffected by the coronavirus pandemic this year, please note that information on this page is subject to change dependent on how the situation develops. Therefore, please only use this page as guide for the time-being. Finalised details will be updated as soon as possible.

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1st September 2021

Candidates for Organ Scholarships

 

Candidates must submit their application form, a draft copy of their UCAS personal statement, and high-school transcript (if relevant). Candidates must also have submitted an academic reference and coversheet (both by email and as a hard copy with a signature) as well as their Musical Ability reference and coversheet (again, both by email and as a hard copy with a signature).

 

Early September 2021

All applicants


Completed applications can be submitted to UCAS. If you want to get a head-start with completing your application, you can access the UCAS portal from May 22nd, but will not be able to submit the application until this date. All students will need to apply through UCAS.
 

10th September

 

Candidates for Organ Scholarship

Candidates for Organ Scholarship must have submitted a data protection form, and if relevant a UMS form, any necessary written work (with coversheet) and a disability adjustment form. 

20th September 2021

Applicants requesting an overseas interview


Applicants wishing to be interviewed overseas in Malaysia or Singapore must submit their UCAS application and high-school transcript. Should it be relevant to your chosen subject, we also recommend that you register for your pre-interview assessment by this date. Applicants from these countries who are happy to be interviewed in the UK do not need to submit their applications at this point.
 

20th - 25th September 2021

Candidates for Organ Scholarships


Organ trials and academic interviews will take place for those candidates applying for Organ Scholarships.
 

1st October 2021
(17.00 UK time)

Applicants for Medicine
 

Applicants who wish to study Medicine must ensure that they are registered for the BMAT.
 
15th October 2021
(18:00 UK time)
All applicants


All applicants must have submitted their UCAS application by this date, and registered for a pre-interview assessment if their subject requires one. For applicants from disadvantaged educational, personal or medical backgrounds, your school should also submit an Extenuating Circumstances Form.
 

22nd October 2021 (18:00 UK time) All applicants


All students must submit the Supplementary Application Questionnaire (SAQ) online. You will receive your SAQ log-in details by email within 36 hours after you submit your UCAS form. Applicants from the UK and EU who are required to send a transcript along with their application must also send it by this date. All applicants who declared a disability, Specific Learning Difficulty or long-term illness on their UCAS form, or who receive adjustments for exams at school for any reason, must submit an adjustment form and any associated documents (even if only to confirm that no adjustments are required).
 

3rd November 2021 All applicants
Pre-interview assessments take place in schools, colleges and other assessment centres (BMAT, ECAA, ENGAA and NSAA).
 
4th November 2021 All applicants Pre-interview assessments take place in schools, colleges and other assessment centres (ELAT, TMUA and TSA).
4th November 2021  All applicants


If your subject requires you to send written work, we must have received by 4th November. Applicants for Medicine only must also send a fee status questionnaire by this date.
 

Mid-Late November 2021 All applicants
Applicants will be informed whether or not they have been invited to interview. Those applicants who are invited will be required to confirm their attendance.
 

Early December 2021

All applicants
Interviews for all subjects take place in Cambridge. This usually take place during the first three weeks of December with the main bulk likely to be during the week commencing 6th December 2021. Please be aware that these dates are provisional and that if you are invited for interview, we will tell you a specific time and date for your interview. Those applicants who have requested an overseas interview should check the dates of their interviews here.
 
Mid- Late January 2022 All applicants
Applicants will be informed via email whether their application has been successful. Letters should be received shortly after this.
 
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