The SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) tests students’ reasoning based on knowledge and skills developed through their course work. It measures their ability to analyze and solve problems by applying what they have learned in school. SAT is taken by students who aspire to go ahead for undergraduate (Bachelor’s) studies in USA, Canada etc. SAT scored students would get more freedom to choose college and universities. USA offered scholarships for SAT appeared students. The SAT is developed by College Board and administered by ETS. The SAT is a paper based test administered on several dates each year.

The SAT has three sections: Reading, Writing and Language and Mathematics. (Optional Essay)

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Content and Format

Section

Score

No of questions

Test Time

Teaching format

English

1. Reading

2.Writing and Language

800

52

44

65 mins

35 mins

50 hours

Mathematics

1. Using Calculator

2.Non Using Calculator

800

25

38

20 mins

55 mins

60 hours

Essay (Optional)

6

2

50 mins

10 hours