Remember this advice isn't official. There is no guarantee it will reflect your experience because university applications can change between years. Check the official Cambridge and Oxford websites for more accurate information on this year's application format and the required tests.
Also, someone else's experience may not reflect your own. Most interviews are more like conversations than tests and like, any conversation, they are quite interactive.
Number of interviews: 3
Skype interview: No
Time between each interview: 1 day
Length of interviews: 30 minutes each
The interview process was very academic in nature. For physics, I had three interviews. The first two interviews were at the college I applied to. One interview had maths as its subject matter and the other physics. My third interview was at a different college, and was on both math and physics.
I used previous papers to prepare for the
As preparation in general, I read a lot of physics puzzle books, as these seemed like the type of questions that can come up in interview.
Looking back, the most important part of my preparation was learning how to talk about physics. During interviews (and