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Timetable of Events

Please note:
  1. These dates may be amended.
  2. Tests and interviews form part of the entry-requirements for certain courses.
    Please consult the literature of the HEI for further information.
5th November 2021 (12:00) CAO online application facility opens.
CAO Change of Course choices facility opens
20th January 2022 (17:00) Apply online by this date to avail of the discounted application fee of €30.
1st February (17:00) Normal closing date for applications.
4th February (12:00) Online facility to amend course choices becomes available (€10 Fee)
Before 15th February Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
Test Window:
18th-21st February
HPAT Test - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine
1st March (17:00) Closing date for amending course choices
Closing date for completion of mature section of application form
Closing date for final completion of online HEAR/DARE forms
Test Window:
5th-9th March
MSAP online exam - For mature applicants to certain courses in UCD, UCC, UL and NUI Galway
4th March (12:00) Late application facility opens.
15th March (17:00) Latest date for HEAR/DARE supporting documentation to arrive in CAO
Test window:
18th-23rd March
GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
Registration window:
11th-26th April (13:00)
Mature Nursing Test - register for the tests at www.nmbi.ie from 13:00 on Monday, 11th April until 13:00 on Tuesday, 26th April 2022
Test window:
5th-12th May (13:00)
Mature Nursing Test - you must complete the assessment tests between 13:00 on Thursday, 5th May and 13:00 on Thursday, 12th May 2022
1st May (17:00) Closing date for late applications
5th May (12:00) Online Change of Mind facility becomes available (Free)
Before 15th May Late Paper Applicants will be sent a Statement of Course Choices
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
Before End of May Statement of Application Record sent to all applicants
(Contact CAO if you do not receive it)
1st July (17:00) Change of Mind closes
7th July (10:00) Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by e-mail and SMS text
13th July (15:00) Round A acceptances closing date.
22nd July (17:00) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
5th August (10:00) Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by e-mail and SMS text
10th August (15:00) Round 0 acceptances closing date.
2nd September Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
8th September (14:00) Round 1 offers available from 14:00 online - also issued by e-mail and SMS text.
Applicants who have not received an offer will receive a `Statement of Application` e-mail.
9th September (12:00) Available Place facility opens
14th September (15:00) Round 1 acceptances closing date.
19th September (10:00) Round 2 offers available online.
21st September (15:00) Round 2 acceptances closing date.
27th September (10:00) Round 3 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
29th September (15:00) Round 3 acceptances closing date.
4th October (10:00) Round 4 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
6th October (15:00) Round 4 acceptances closing date.
11th October (10:00) Round 5 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
13th October (15:00) Round 5 acceptances closing date.
TBC HEIs begin registration
TBC Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
13th October Offer Season Ends.
5th November 2022 CAO application facility opens for 2023 applications