The SAT I consists of 4 tests in which Essay is an optional subject.
No. of Questions
|Writing and Language||35 minutes||44|
|Essay (Optional)||50 minutes||1|
|Total||180+50(230 Minutes||154+1=(155 with essay)|
The total duration of the exam is 3 hours, but if you are opting for Essay, then you will get 50 minutes extra time to write an Essay. No negative marking for incorrect answers, therefore there is no advantage of leaving any question blank. In SAT, the total score ranges from 400 to 1600. This score is the sum of Reading, Writing and Math section. Candidates need to score more than 1400 to increase your chances in the top 50 colleges.
There are 20 SAT Subjects in which 5 general subject areas. This subject test measures your skills and knowledge in a particular subject area are:
|US History||200-800||60 minutes||90||MCQ|
|Mathematics (L1)||200-800||60 minutes||50||MCQ|
|Mathematics (L2)||200-800||60 minutes||50||MCQ|
|Biology Ecological (E) and Molecular (M)||200-800||60 minutes||80||MCQ|
|French with listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||85||MCQ|
|German with listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||85||MCQ|
|Spanish with listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||85||MCQ|
|Chinese with Listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||70-75||MCQ|
|Japanese with Listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||80||MCQ|
|Korean with Listening||200-800||60 minutes (20 minutes for listening questions and 40 minutes for reading questions)||80||MCQ|
: SAT is a Scholastic Aptitude Test used for college admissions in the United States and across the world.
The SAT exam was scheduled for 03.10.2020.
SAT is administered by the College Board.
The purpose of the SAT exam is to take admission to undergraduate programs of universities or colleges.
The official website of the SAT is sat.collegeboard.org from where student can register for the SAT.
The procedure for filling the application form are as
1. Visit sat.collegeboard.org.
2. Enter necessary details
3. Select the optional subject
4. Upload photo and documents
5. Submit the form
6. Print the acknowledgement.
The duration of the SAT exam is 3 hours (without the essay) and 3 hours 50 minutes (with the essay).
The SAT exam is offered 7 times a year in the United States, i.e. in August, October, November, December, March, May, and June and 4 times a year out of the USA, i.e. in October, December, March, and May.
SAT test scores on a scale of 200-800, on each of two sections (total of 400-1600). Essay scored on scales of 2-8 in 1 point increment on each of three criteria.
The SAT test is mainly for high school juniors and seniors, and there is no age limit set by the conducting body.
The SAT is a multiple-choice, pen paper-based test developed and conducted by College Board.
The SAT test has 4 sections- Reading, Writing and Language, Math (no calculator), and Math (with the calculator).
Student receives their online score reports in two to three weeks after the test was conducted.
No, there is no negative marking in the SAT test. The scores are calculated on the number of questions answered correctly.
SAT- $52, SAT with essay- $68. Additional fees for late registration, registration changes, standby testing, scores by telephone and additional score reports. For the SAT subject test, candidates have to pay the registration fee of $26 plus each SAT subject test fees of $22 and $26 for each language test with listening.
The College Board makes fee waiver available for low-income students.
Whenever student registers for SAT test of SAT subject test, the student will get a printable admission ticket online that contain details like name, photo, date of birth, gender and other information. Student’s will also get a chance to preview admission ticket before submitting the registration form.
Yes, student can postpone or reschedule SAT test date to pay an extra charge of $30 for SAT test date change.
As there is no prescribed limit set by the College Board. Student can appear for the test as many times as they want.
The SAT score is valid for 5 years.