ICAT Mathematics Examination Description

If you’re going to take the entrance exam to the IDU, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got everything you need to know about the Math exam and even sample of the exam! 

The Mathematics Exam is a 90-minute (NON-CALCULATOR) exam with 20 questions that evaluates the applicant’s skills and understanding of mathematics. All the questions in the test are self-contained and equally weighted – 5 marks for each question.


The test emphasizes the readiness for the major content areas that are prerequisite to successful performance in entry-level programmes of the University. Knowledge of basic formulas and computational skills is assumed as background for solving the problems, while recall of complex formulas and extensive computation are not required.

The test covers a combination of topics listed below, but not all topics might appear at any given examination:

  • Number sets
  • Arithmetic
  • Rational expressions
  • Quadratic expressions, equations and functions
  • Absolute value functions and equations
  • Exponents and radicals
  • Linear equations and inequalities
  • Polynomials and polynomial equations
  • Functions and their representation
  • Trigonometry
  • Triginometric expressions, equations and functions
  • Logarithmic and exponential expressions, equations and functions
  • Word problems
  • Sequences and series
  • Differential calculus
  • Geometry 2D/3D

Recommended refresher books:

  • Usmanov M., Oliy O‘quv yurtlariga kiruvchilar uchun ma’lumotnoma. 1 qism
  • Usmanov M., Matematikadan misol va masalalar to‘plami. 1 qism.
  • Usmanov M., Oliy O‘quv yurtlariga kiruvchilar uchun ma’lumotnoma. 2 qism
  • Usmanov M., Matematikadan misol va masalalar to‘plami. 2 qism.
  • Mathematics (Core and Extended) by Ric Pimentel and Terry Wall. ISBN 978 1 4441 9170 7
  • Beginning and Intermediate Algebra by Tyler Wallace. ISBN 978 1 4583 7768 5

• An open source textbook. Available from: http://wallace.ccfaculty.org/book/book.html

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