Cambridge is making it even harder to get into the world-class university and for the first time in 30 years, is bringing back the entrance exam for students wanting to bag a much coveted place.
No longer is that string of A star passes at A-Level enough to open the door, there are a series of tough questions to test wannabe grads of the institution from this year onwards.
Think you could get your head around them? Give it a go below to see if you're top of the class.
Not only are these multiple choice style questions facing the future scholars, there are more in-depth questions potential candidates must face - and that's even before the in-person interview.
According to the Mail on Sunday, students also face essay questions such as: must all revolutions fail? And; has the recent European migrant crisis challenged or reinforced racism?.
Think that's tough? Just look a the questions they face after graduation in the real world if they want to work at the world's top banks.