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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.
4th November 2022 (12:00) CAO online application facility opens.
CAO Change of Course choices facility opens
20th January 2023 (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.
3rd 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:
17th-20th February
HPAT Test - Undergraduate Entry to Medicine
Test centre sitting:
25th 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
March 2023 MSAP 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-22nd March
GAMSAT Test - Graduate Entry to Medicine
Registration window:
TBC
Mature Nursing Test - register for the tests at www.nmbi.ie
Test window:
TBC
Mature Nursing Test
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
TBC Round A offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicants - applicants receive an offer by e-mail and SMS text
TBC Round A acceptances closing date.
22nd July (17:00) Exceptional closing date for late applications for those already attending a participating HEI
TBC Round 0 offers for certain Non-Standard categories of applicant - applicants receive an offer by e-mail and SMS text
TBC Round 0 acceptances closing date.
TBC Current year Leaving Certificate results issued
TBC 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.
TBC Available Place facility opens
TBC Round 1 acceptances closing date.
TBC Round 2 offers available online.
TBC Round 2 acceptances closing date.
TBC Round 3 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
TBC Round 3 acceptances closing date.
TBC Round 4 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
TBC Round 4 acceptances closing date.
TBC Round 5 offers available online - applicants will also receive an offer notification by e-mail and SMS text.
TBC Round 5 acceptances closing date.
TBC HEIs begin registration
TBC Results of Leaving Certificate appeals released
TBC Offer Season Ends.
6th November 2023 CAO application facility opens for 2024 applications