The SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test/Scholastic Assessment Test) Reasoning Test examines both the students’ English and Maths skills. English is tested in the verbal sections which includes critical reading and writing tasks. The Writing portion of the SAT includes an Essay component, which is scored on a scale from 2 to 12. Each of the three sections is scored on a range from 200 to 800 points, for a total possible combined score of 2400 points. It is a standardized exam that is required for college admissions at the majority of colleges and universities in English speaking countries.
The SAT is a 3 hours and 45 minutes test. Only three hours and twenty minutes of the test count toward your score-- the experimental section is not scored. There are ten sections in the test.
10 Grid-ins1 Essay
|Section||Type of Questions||Length|
|Reading (3 sections)||19 Sentence Completions|
|48 Reading Comprehension|
|67 Total Questions||70 minutes|
|Writing (3 sections))||49 Grammar|
|49 Total Questions + Essay||60 minutes|
|Math (3 sections)||44 Multiple-choice|
|54 Total Questions||70 minutes|
|Experimental||Reading, Writing, or Maths||25 minutes|
NOTE: The order of the format is not fixed: the sections can occur in any order