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About SAT

Initially called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, the SAT is widely used for admissions to the undergraduate programs in the United States. There are two types of SAT exams: SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject tests. The SAT Reasoning test is the most commonly appeared exam for undergraduate studies, while the Subject test is for specific course selection depending upon the requirement.

  • The overall test time for SAT is 3 hours and 50 minutes.
  • The Essay sectional on the SAT exam is an optional section.
  • Minimum score for each section(Math and Verbal) is 200.

Exam Pattern

SectionsParts and Number of QuestionsDuration
Math (800 Marks)38 Questions (With Calculator)
20 Questions
(Without Calculator)
55 Minutes
25 Minutes
Verbal (800 Marks)52 Questions - Reading
20 Questions -
Language and Writing
65 Minutes
35 Minutes
Essay Writing 50 Minutes(Optional)

Eligibility

College Board, the official body which conducts the SAT exam has not stated any prerequisite for any candidate who is appearing for the examination. The candidate should decide if he/she needs to pursue the Reasoning/Subject test.

Important Facts

  • The score of the SAT exam is valid for 5 years.
  • In India, the SAT is a paper-based exam.
  • SAT score is required for admission in most of the undergraduate programs in the US..
  • The SAT exam can be scheduled on the 4 specific dates in a year.

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