SAT Exam pattern and basic information

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  • SAT Exam Information

    SAT means Scholastic Aptitude Test. It is a paper-based standardized test required for applying to most of the colleges and universities situated in the US. High SAT scores will increase your chances of securing admission to good universities with scholarship offers.

    Types of SAT exam:

    • SAT I and
    • SAT II (Subject Test)

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    Ideally, high school students opt for the SAT examination (age group between 16 and 18) to pursue higher education in USA Universities

    SAT Exam Syllabus

    SAT I  syllabus

    • Critical reading
    • Mathematics
    • Writing

    SAT tests are aimed at assessing student’s academic skills which are developed over the years spent in school.

    Critical Reading

    The SAT I consists of three critical reading sections:

    1. Reading comprehension of 25 minutes
    2. Sentence completions of 25 minutes
    3. Paragraph-length critical reading of 20 minutes

    Reading comprehension test consists of a lot of passages followed by questions to be answered using the information given in the passages.

    Sentence completion problems will require filling in the blanks with appropriate word.

    Paragraph length  critical reading – These short passages are around 7 to 8, about 100 words in length, are usually followed by two questions of analytical in nature.

     

    Mathematics

    The SAT I contains three Mathematics sections:

    1. Algebra and functions of 25 minutes
    2. Geometry and Statistics of 20 minutes
    3. Probability and Data analysis of 20 minutes

    There will be 58 questions in all. 40 of them are multiple-choice. For the remaining 18 questions, you will have to find answers on your own.

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    Writing

    The SAT I writing has three sections:

    1. Essay section of 25 minutes,
    2. Multiple choice sections lasting 25 minutes and 10 minutes.

    The SAT writing sections will assess your ability to improve writing samples, identify writing errors, and produce your own clear, coherent essay.

    SAT II Exam Syllabus

    The SAT II exam consists of subject tests.

    Subject Tests measure the student’s knowledge, skills and ability to apply the skill in particular subject areas.

    The SAT II Subject Tests are the only national admissions tests that gives  the opportunity to show hold of content in the specific subjects, such as English, history, mathematics, science, foreign languages and various other subjects.

    Many colleges use the Subject Tests for admission, for course placement, and to advise students about course selection. Some colleges specify the Subject Tests that they require for admission or placement; others allow applicants to choose which tests to take. These tests give you and colleges a very reliable measure of how prepared you are for college-level work in particular subjects. Used in combination with other background information, they provide a dependable measure of your academic achievement and are a good predictor of future college performance in specific subject areas.

    • English
    • History
    • Mathematics
    • Science
    • Languages