All applicants to Dalhousie's Undergraduate Medical Education program are required to complete a mandatory 90-minute computer-based test (CASPer), to assist with our selection process. Successful completion of CASPer is mandatory in order to maintain admission eligibility.
CASPer assesses for non-cognitive skills and interpersonal characteristics we believe are important for successful students and graduates of our program and will complement our other applicant screening tools. In implementing CASPer, we are trying to further enhance fairness and objectivity in our selection process.
To see examples of the test structure, schedule your test and take CASPer on your chosen test date, please visit takeCASPer.com
CASPer results will be used for interview selection purposes only. Applicants who do not complete CASPer or who do not meet the minimum CASPer score of greater than 1.5 standard deviations below the applicant category mean will not be considered.
Applicants CASPer score must be greater than 1.5 standard deviations below the applicant category mean or their application will not be considered.
For the 2018-2019 application cycle, Dalhousie Admissions will accept results from the following Dalhousie CASPer test dates : August 14th, 2018 & August 19th, 2018
Please go to www.takeCASPer.com to sign up and reserve a test using your Dalhousie Banner ID and a piece of government-issued photo ID. Your Banner ID is assigned once you have completed and submitted Section 1 of the online application. Please note the above dates are the only testing dates available for your Dalhousie CASPer test. Results from other CASPer test dates will not be accepted.
Please direct any inquiries on the test to firstname.lastname@example.org