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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     

Summer 2024

Abbotsford Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2024
Date Time CRN Room
May 01 1:30–3:30 pm 40083 S3125
May 07 5–7 pm 40085 S3125
May 16 9–11 am 40087 S3125
Jun 04 1:30–3:30 pm 40089 S3125
Jun 17 5–7 pm 40091 S3125
Jun 26 9–11 am 40093 S3125
Jul 04 9–11 am 40095 S3125
Jul 09 5–7 pm 40097 S3125
Jul 16 1:30–3:30 pm 40113 S3125
Aug 15 1–3 pm 40115 S3125
Aug 20 5–7 pm 40119 S3125
Aug 21 9–11 am 40118 S3125



Chilliwack Campus MDPT Test Dates Summer 2024
Date Time CRN Room
May 27 1:30–3:30 pm 40121 CEPA1350
Jun 10 5–7 pm 40123 CEPA1350
Jul 22 1:30–3:30 pm 40125 CEPA1350
Aug 12 1:30–3:30 pm




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).