The Scholastic aptitude test (S.A.T)

About the exam

SAT is a paper based test and one of the admission criteria along with academic transcript , letter of recommendation and application for undergraduate programs in around 3000 colleges in U.S .

There are 2 types of SAT which are as follows

  • SAT test
  • SAT subject test


The SAT is a admission test for undergraduate programs for U.S universities and colleges.It tests knowledge of reading, writing and math — subjects that are taught in high school classrooms of test takers.


You have to register for S.A.T before five weeks the test date:

You can register by two ways

  • Register by mail, fill out the registration form in the College Board’s Bulletin for the SAT Program.You can get a free copy of this publication from your school’s guidance counselor. Or you can call ETS at 609-771-7600 and they’ll send you one free of charge.
  • You can also register online at the College Board website

“What would be the exam like”

Duration of the SAT exam is same as GRE which is 3 hours 45 minutes

Study Center
Content Minutes Total Time
Writing(essay) 25 60 Minutes
Writing(multiple-choice) 25
Writing(multiple-choice) 10
Critical reading(multiple-choice) 25 70 Minutes
Critical reading(multiple-choice) 25
Critical reading(multiple-choice) 20
Mathematics(multiple-choice and student-produced response) 25 70 Minutes
Mathematics(multiple-choice) 25
Mathematics(multiple-choice) 20
Variable(unscored, multiple-choice) 25 25 Minutes


Critical reading

All the questions here are multiple choice. They can have one of two formats:

  • Sentence completion
  • Passage-based reading with long and short excerpts from works in natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, and literary fiction

The questions assess students' reading skills, such as:

  • Identifying main and supporting ideas
  • Determining the meaning of words in context
  • Understanding authors' purposes
  • Understanding the structure and function of sentences


This section consists of two types of questions:

  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Student-produced responses

The questions require students to apply mathematical concepts and to use data literacy skills in interpreting tables, charts, and graphs. They cover skills in four major areas:

  • Numbers and operations
  • Algebra and functions
  • Geometry and measurement
  • Data analysis, statistics, and probability


This section consists of two types of questions:

  • An essay
  • Multiple-choice questions

The multiple-choice questions ask students to:

  • Recognize sentence errors
  • Choose the best version of a piece of writing
  • Improve paragraphs

Marking Scheme

Each section is scored on a 200- to 800-point scale, making the "perfect" score 2400

“when would I get my scores”

You can check the scores online from the site after three weeks of the test.

“how would I send the scores to the universities”

Student can apply for 4 colleges for free at the time of registration and additional fee would be charged for applying to colleges other than that.


At the end of the computer adaptive test, you can send scores from your Most Recent, All or Any test score from all your valid SAT scores , only the highest scores of all the scores sent by you will be considered by the universities.

“Can I cancel the scores” –

Yes, there is an option to either cancel or report your SAT score, if you cancel the scores the scores will not be sent to the universities

SAT Subject Tests

SAT subject tests are the tests conducted to test the knowledge in a particular subject rather than the generic knowledge of Maths , English and Writing.You can choose any one of twenty subjects or can choose 2 to 3 subjects .

There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas: English, history, languages, mathematics and science.


  • Literature


  • U.S. History
  • World History


  • Mathematics Level 1
  • Mathematics Level 2


  • Biology E/M
  • Chemistry
  • Physics


  • Chinese with Listening
  • French
  • French with Listening
  • German
  • German with Listening
  • Modern Hebrew
  • Italian
  • Japanese with Listening
  • Korean with Listening
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Spanish with Listening

SAT scores are valid till 5 years after the test date.It is an hour long exam with multiple choice questions.

Registration Fees

For US students – 52$

For international student-it is different for different regions.For India it is 42$.

For Subject test ,registration fees is 26$ and 16 $ for additional subject tests

Benefits of a High SAT Score:

  • Increases the chances of admission in top ranked Universities worldwide
  • Chances of getting Scholarships / Financial Aid are bright with a high SAT score.
  • While considering Visa applications,Visa Officers also give weightage to high SAT scores

Exclusive Features

As soon as the student enrolls these are the steps that are to be followed

  • Student gives a INITIAL TEST it will be a full length test and we take down the initial score And we know the weak and strong areas of the student and we go further accordingly
  • We give them login id and password in which we give them all the online material
  • After every topic covered in the session online question bank would be uploaded on their account of the same topic
  • We have a strong online question bank in the form of tests
  • We can easily track whether the student has given the test or not and also we can find out the scores after every class ,we make sure that the student give the test
  • Ten full length tests are given after the course gets completed.

As the GMAT exam is completely online and GRE is optional online so the student should be in a habit of reading from screen so give them the online practice.

  • Batch size would not be more than 3 we guarantee personalized attention
  • Great pool of faculty all over the world
  • Attend classes at your comfort zone
  • Classes would be recorded (if any student is not able to attend the class he/she can see the recordings later
  • Excellent online platform for teaching
  • The classes would proceed by ppt
  • Any content could be uploaded on the platform (document/ audio/ video) for better understanding of concepts

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