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Study Abroad Tests (SAT)

SAT is a standardized test administered by the College Board and is required to be taken by students seeking admission to undergraduate schools. The full form of SAT is the Scholastic Assessment Test, which was earlier known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test. SAT test has been developed to evaluate the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the candidates. SAT is a pencil-paper test taken by those who aspire to pursue undergraduate courses, particularly in the US and Canada are required to take the SAT exam. Earlier, students looking to get admission to a particular course needed to take the SAT subject tests but now SAT Subject Tests are discontinued by the College Board from June 2021. UG aspirants should know when they should start studying for the SAT.

SAT syllabus includes courses the students have already studied in their school over the years. So if you are good at studies at school, you shouldn’t have any issues preparing for the SAT Syllabus. The syllabus includes:

Writing Section

SAT writing has three sections
Essay section - 25 mins
Multiple choice sections - 25 mins and 10 mins

Critical Reading Section

SAT contains three critical reading sections
Reading comprehension - 25 mins
Sentence completions - 25 mins
Paragraph-length critical reading - 20 mins

Math Section

SAT contains three Math sections
Algebra and functions - 25 mins
Geometry Statistics - 20 mins
Probability and Data analysis - 20 mins

Components Description Score Range
Total Score The aggregate of the two section scores 400-1600
Section Scores Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, and Math Sections 200-800
Test Scores Reading, Writing and Language, and Math Sections. 10-40
SAT Essay Scores (optional) Reading, Analysis, and Writing 2-8
Cross-Test These scores show how well you use your skills to analyze texts and solve problems in these subject areas. 10-40
Sub Scores Reading and Writing and Language: Command of Evidence and Words in Context. Writing and Language: Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions. Math: Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, and Passport to Advanced Math. 1-1
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