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Mathematics Proficiency Test (MPT)

Notice for Social Sciences and Sport Applicants for the Academic Year 2023-2024

All new students in the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Sport who intend to commence studies in (September 2023) and are required to write the MPT are hereby informed that the test will be held online, please click here for dates related to the test:

All candidates are required to pay a BBD $50 (USD $25) fee before registering for the MPT.

 Candidates are permitted to attempt the MPT only ONCE.
  • Upon completion of registration, candidates are required to complete the online practice quiz to ensure that they are familiar with the online system before the test date.
  • The Department of Economics will provide you with the necessary information to take the test once registration has been completed.


To find out if you are exempted from the test please click here »

How to pay for the test

Candidates can pay the MPT fee online by clicking click here »
Payment can also be made in person at the Cashier in the Administration Building at The UWI, Cave Hill Campus.

How to register for the test  

  • After paying for the test, candidates are required to complete the online registration form. (Form not yet available).
  • Once the form has been submitted you will receive an email from the Department of Economics with information regarding the test. 

 Other relevant information

  • Topics covered on the test, FAQ’S and the dates for the next available sitting, can be viewed here.
  • To view examination results, please click here.
  • For general information, please email the Department of Economics at:
The University of the West Indies
Cave Hill Campus
October 2022