The Critical Reading section of the PCAT evaluates your reading comprehension, analysis, and evaluation skills. To help you prepare for this section of the PCAT, this page contains everything you need to know, including what topics are covered, how many questions there are, and how you can study effectively.
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What’s on the PCAT Critical Reading Section?
How many questions are on the PCAT Critical Reading section?
There are 48 multiple-choice questions on this section.
How long is the PCAT Critical Reading section?
The time limit for this section is 50 minutes.
What is the passing score for the PCAT Critical Reading section?
The passing score is decided by the college/institution of your choice, so there is no set passing score.