SAT Reasoning Test
The SAT is the world's most widely used university entrance exam. The SAT is an important part of a student's application to universities in the United States, Canada, the U.K. and many other countries. More than 1.6 million students take the SAT every year in over 175 countries. SAT is owned, developed and published by College Board. SAT is held 6 times in a year: May, June, October, November, December and January.
SAT consists of three major sections: Mathematics, Critical Reading, and Writing. Each section receives a score on the scale of 200-800. All scores are multiples of 10. Total scores are calculated by adding up scores of the three sections. The SAT is made up of multiple choice questions including verbal and mathematics, and the entire exam lasts approximately four hours.
- The critical reading section includes reading passages and sentence completions.
- The writing section includes a short essay and multiple-choice questions on identifying errors and improving grammar and usage.
- The mathematics section includes questions on arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics and probability.
The SAT is made up of 10 sections:
- A 25-minute essay
- Six 25-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
- Two 20-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
- A 10-minute multiple-choice writing section
Total test time: 3 hours and 45 minutes