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Name: SAT
Exam Full Name:: Scholastic Aptitude Test
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SAT

Description

The SAT test is used to evaluate a candidate’s critical thinking and problem solving skills which would help to measure their overall ability and potential to undertake the bachelor level study program.

SAT is a compulsory test to secure admission in any undergraduate program of any college of USA. This test is developed, managed and administered by College Entrance Examination Board, based in USA. SAT is prepared and scored by the Educational Testing Service. It is an approximately 4 hour long test. There are two types of SAT tests namely, SAT Reasoning Test and SAT Subject Tests.

 

2016-17 SAT Dates

Deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time, U.S.

 

2016-17 SAT Administration Dates and Deadlines

SAT Date

SAT Subject Tests Available

Registration Deadline

Late Registration Deadline

Deadline for Changes

Oct 01, 2016

See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

Sep 01, 2016

Sep 13, 2016 (for mailed registrations)

Sep 20, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Sep 20, 2016

Nov 05, 2016

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Oct 07, 2016

Oct 18, 2016 (for mailed registrations)

Oct 25, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Oct 25, 2016

Dec 03, 2016

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Nov 03, 2016

Nov 15, 2016 (for mailed registrations)

Nov 22, 2016 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Nov 22, 2016

Jan 21, 2017

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Dec 21, 2016

Jan 03, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

Jan 10, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Jan 10, 2017

Mar 11, 2017

Register

SAT Subject Tests not offered on this date

Feb 10, 2017

Feb 21, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

Feb 28, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Feb 28, 2017

May 06, 2017

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

Apr 07, 2017

Apr 18, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

Apr 25, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

Apr 25, 2017

Jun 03, 2017

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See SAT Subject Tests available on this date

May 09, 2017

May 16, 2017 (for mailed registrations)

May 24, 2017 (for registrations made online or by phone)

May 24, 2017

Exam Level

National level exam

SAT Eligibility Criteria

There are no eligibility criteria for SAT. You can take it during your Class XI or even after the XII boards. Just keep your college application deadlines in mind as admission decisions are largely dependent on SAT scores (along with GPA, transcript, recommendations, etc.).

 

SAT Test Format

SAT Reasoning Test Format:

Section Type of Questions Score Time
Critical Reading Sentence completions, reading comprehension, and paragraph-length critical reading 200-800 70 minutes (25 +25+20 minutes)
Writing Grammar, usage, and word choice ( multiple choice and student written essay) 200-800

60 minutes

(25+25+10 minutes)

Mathematics Algebra and functions; statistics, probability, and data analysis; number and operations; geometry 200-800 70 minutes (25 +25+20 minutes)

 

 Score Delivery Dates

SAT scores will be available to students beginning on the dates listed below.

  • Oct. 1 test date: Oct. 27 score delivery
  • Nov. 5 test date: Nov. 29 score delivery
  • Dec. 3 test date: Dec. 22 score delivery
  • Jan. 21 test date: Feb. 23 score delivery
  • March 11 test date: April 13 score delivery
  • May 6 test date: June 8 score delivery
  • June 3 test date: July 12 score delivery

 

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