Scholastic Aptitude Test


SAT : Scholastic Aptitude Test I is the required qualifying test, on the score of which most of the

US Institutions generally take a decision for admission for all the undergraduate programs.

Many universities also require you to take SAT-Subject tests.


Exam Pattern :

1.Reading - 65 min.  [52 no. of questions] (reading test)
2. Mathematics - 80 min. [58  no. of questions]
3. Writing  and language - 35 min. [45 no. of question]

4. Essay Optional - 50 min

Acceptable Scores :

Candidates are generally required to new score a minimum of 400 to 1600.

Occasionally some of the institutions may accept a low score also.

Additional Score Reporting Fees :

US $ 9.50

Score Validity :

5 Years

Score Reporting :

There is a provision of reporting your SAT test scores to a maximum

of four universities of your choice, the cost of which is built into the SAT test fee you pay.

Registration :


Nature of Exam :

Paper Based Test (PBT)

Test Fees :

U.S $ 52.5 plus $42(Non -U.S. Regional fees) 

Total Testing  Time     :  

3 hours (plus 50 minutes for the Essay [optional])

Test Conducted :

Six times in a year