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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 2021

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2021
Sep 22 1:30–3:30 pm 80114 S3125
Sep 29 9–11 am 80116 S3125
Oct 01 1:30-3:30 pm 80118 S3125
Oct 26 9-11 am 80120 S3125
Nov 23 9–11 am 80122 S3125
Nov 25 1:30–3:30 pm 80124 S3125
Dec 16 9-11 am 80126 S3125
Dec 20 1:30-3:30 pm 80128 S3125
Out of District MDPT     80254


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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