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Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT)

The Math Department Pre-Calculus Test (MDPT) is a Grade 12 math ability indicator for the Mathematics and Statistics department only. It is a closed-book exam that covers the major topics of BC Math 12: algebra, functions, equations and inequalities, exponential and logarithmic functions, and trigonometry. Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

The MDPT may be used as a prerequisite for MATH 110 and MATH 111 if you achieve the scores listed below:

  • At least 55% for entrance into MATH 110 Pre-Calculus Math
  • At least 70% for entrance into MATH 111 Calculus I

If you score less than 55%, contact the Upgrading and University Preparation (UUP) department to Book a UUP appointment.

Register for the MDPT

To write the MDPT, register in advance through the Office of the Registrar (OReg) at any UFV main campus.

The $25 fee is due at the time of registration and is non-refundable; however, prior to the exam date, you may switch to another exam sitting at no extra cost.

The MDPT may only be written once.

Test dates     

Fall 2023

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Fall 2023
Date Time CRN Room
Sep 05 9–11 am 80098 S3125
Sep 18 1:30–3:30 pm 80184 S3125
Sep 26 5–7 pm 80101 S3125
Oct 03 9–11 am 80103 S3125
Oct 16 1:30–3:30 pm 80105 S3125
Oct 24 5–7 pm 80107 S3125
Nov 02 1:30–3:30 pm 80109 S3125
Nov 14 9–11 am 80159 S3125
Nov 20 5–7 pm 80169 S3125
Dec 01 1:30–3:30 pm 80171 S3125
Dec 04 9–11 am 80173 S3125
Dec 12 5–7 pm 80175 S3125



Chilliwack Campus MDPT Test Dates Fall 2023
Date 5–7 pmTime CRN Room
Sep 14 9–11 am 80177 CEPA1350
Oct 12 1:30–3:30 pm 80179 CEPA1350
Nov 09 1:30–3:30 pm 80181 CEPA1350
Dec 06 9–11 am 80183 CEPA1350


What to bring

Note: Calculators and other electronics (including translators) are NOT allowed during the exam.

Prepare for the Math Department Pre-Calculus Test

You can visit the Mathematics and Statistics Centre on the Abbotsford and Chilliwack campus to access textbooks and resources to help you prepare for the placement test.


Email or phone 604-557-4006 (Toll-free 1-888-504-7441, ext. 4006).

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