SAT - Scholastic Aptitude Test

Examination details for Scholastic Aptitude Test - SAT

SAT Test

SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) is an admission test for entry in the Colleges of America for Under Graduate Courses. SAT is conducted by the College Board, which is a non-profit organization, committed to the principles of excellence and equity. SAT is conducted six times in a year in India.


SAT is taken by high school juniors and seniors. Indian students who have completed their 12 years of education successfully from any recognized Indian board or university can take SAT for admission in to the different streams available in various American colleges. Marks is not a criterion for appearing in the SAT examinations. However during admissions, several colleges ask for good SAT scores along with a good academic record.Besides, the colleges conduct their own tests like Essay Writing, personality test etc and also ask for Curriculum Vitae and recommendations from a teacher, etc. Some colleges specify the Subject Tests they require for admission or placement; others allow applicants to choose the Studying final year of their undergraduate degree from a recognized institution.

SAT - Reasoning Test

Verbal Ability and Reading Comprehension
This written test includes reading of passages and verbal questions.

Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning ability
This written test includes aptitude questions in algebra, geometry, logarithm, interest calculations and arithmetic problems etc. and reasoning ability questions like critical reasoning, statements and conclusions, puzzles, family tree problems, symbol based problems, coding and decoding, charts and venn diagrams etc.

This written test includes the multiple-choice questions and essay writing

SAT - Subject Test

This test is used to identify the knowledge of the candidate in the particular academic subject. There are 5 major categories and the subjects are as follows


U.S. History, World History

Level 1, Level 2

Biology E/M, Chemistry, Physics

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

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