Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) 2016

Scholastic Aptitude Test or Scholastic Assessment Test

The SAT is a Standardized Test Widely Used for College Admissions in the United States.

Venue: PAN India Exam Date: Throughout The Year

What is the test about?

A general test of verbal and quantitative reasoning accepted for U. S. college admissions. The test is required for admission to undergraduate programs of most US universities.
*In INDIA, test held only in Bangalore, Calcutta, Cochin, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kodaikanal, Mumbai, Mussoorie, New Delhi, and Pune.

Who is eligible?

Anyone and everyone interested is eligible for taking the SAT. The SAT test scores are valid for Five years, i.e., most universities accept scores up to five years old.

What are the test syllabus, duration and format?

SAT-I: Subject Tests

Verbal >> Sentence Completion (10 questions) >> Analogy Questions (13 questions) >> Critical Reading (12 questions) >> Total (35 questions) >> Timing (30 minutes)

Verbal >> Sentence Completion (9 questions) >> Analogy Questions (6 questions) >> Critical Reading (15 questions) >> Total (30 questions) >> Timing (30 minutes)

Verbal >> Critical reading questions on paired passages >> Total (13 questions) >> Timing (15 minutes)

Mathematics >> Multiple Choice (25 questions) >> Total (25 questions) >> Timing (30 minutes)

Mathematics >> Quantitative Comparisons (15 questions) >> Student-produced-response Questions >> (10 questions) >> Total (25 questions) >> Timing (30 minutes)

Mathematics >> Multiple Choice Questions (10 questions) >> Total (10 questions) >> Timing (15 minutes)

Experimental >> Either verbal or Mathematics section >> Total questions (varies) >> Timing (30 minutes)

Total >> 138 + Questions >> 3 hours Time

SAT-II: Subject Tests

Writing,  Literature,  American History and Social Studies,  World History,  Math IC,  Math IIC,  Biology,  Biology E/M,  Chemistry,   Physics,  Chinese Listening,  French Reading,  French Listening,   German Reading,  German Listening,  Modern Hebrew,  Italian,   Japanese Listening,  Korean Listening,  Latin,  Spanish Listening,   Spanish Reading,  English Language Proficiency

key dates for application and registration

Who conducts the test?

US-based "College Entrance Examination Board"

Which colleges/institutes accept the test?

US Colleges


The College Board
National Office
250 Vesey Street
New York, NY 10281
Phone: 212-713-8000


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