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CU-ATS - CU-ATS - (Aptitude Test for Science of Chulalongkorn University)


The CU-ATS is the aptitude test for science developed by Chulalongkorn University. It accesses the candidate’s skills in physics and chemistry. The CU-ATS is necessary for students who wish to study one of three international Bachelor’s programs in the Faculty of Engineering of Chulalongkorn University, namely Automotive Design and Manufacturing Engineering Information and Communication Engineering and Aerospace Engineering.

What is tested?

The CU-ATS has a physics and a chemistry section.

1.     Physics: The physics section consists of 60 questions and has to be completed in 60 minutes. The questions asked are similar to the content of the SAT II Physics exam. 

2.     Chemistry: The chemistry part of the test consists of 55 questions, which have to be answered inside of 60 minutes. The questions asked are similar to the content of the SAT II Chemistry exam.

The CU-ATS encompasses a total of 115 questions, and the total test duration is 120 minutes. The candidate has to achieve a minimum score of 800 points to pass. All questions are posed as multiple-choice. A non-programmable calculator is allowed in the test room. Candidates can use the test results for application up to two years after the test date. Candidates are allowed to take the test more than once to achieve the best possible results. However, they should make sure to have their test results ready at the beginning of the year for admission to Chulalongkorn University.

For more information on the CU-ATS and test registration, please visit the website of the Chulalongkorn University Academic Testing Center.