SAT

Scholastic Assessment Test

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-I) is a reasoning test. SAT-I especially focuses on verbal (English) and mathematics. The SAT-I score helps students to compare reasoning abilities and academic strength which will help him/her in deciding whether he/she needs to take an additional courses or do more independent study to succeed in American colleges/universities for the undergraduate level.

Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT-II) ) is a subject Test. The test measures a candidate’s Knowledge of a particular subject and ability to apply that Knowledge. SAT-II scores are required by colleges/universities of the USA where admissions/scholarships are very competitive.

Local SAT Test Centers in Nepal: Lincoln School, Rabi Bhawan, Kathmandu and St. Xavier’s School, Jawalakhel, Lalitpur, Rato Bangla, Patandhoka, Trinity International College, Putalisadak.

The SAT has the following format:

Section DurationQuestions

CRITICAL READING SECTION

0125 minutes
24/25 questions
8 sentence completion questions.
4 reading comprehension questions.(2 short passages)
12/13 reading comprehension questions.(1 long passages)
0225 minutes
24/25 questions
5 sentence completion questions.
4 reading comprehension questions.(2 short passages)
15/16 reading comprehension questions.(2 long passages)
0320 minutes
19 questions
6 sentence completion questions.
13 reading comprehension questions.(1 long passages)

WRITING SKILLS SECTION  (Optional)

0125 minutes
24/25 questions
8 sentence completion questions.
4 reading comprehension questions.(2 short passages)
12/13 reading comprehension questions.(1 long passages)
0225 minutes
24/25 questions
5 sentence completion questions.
4 reading comprehension questions.(2 short passages)
15/16 reading comprehension questions.(2 long passages)
0320 minutes
19 questions
6 sentence completion questions.
13 reading comprehension questions.(1 long passages)

WRITING SKILLS SECTION  (Optional)

0125 minutes1 essay

02

25 minutes
33 questions
11 improving sentences
18 identifying sentence error
6 improving paragraph
0310 minutes
14 questions
14 improving sentences

QUANTITATIVE SECTION

0125 minutes20 standard multiple choice
0225 minutes8 standard multiple choice
10 grid-ins
0320 minutes16 standard multiple choice

Other Information:

Exam Fee Test Validity Full Marks Minimum Requirement
US $75 Approx 5 Years 800 + 800 + 800 = 2400 1200*

*varies according to institutions/courses

Sending score reports

You can send your SAT scores to up to four colleges and universities for free. In order to send the scores, upload the names of colleges or universities on your collegeboard.com profile. If you fail to provide the names within the time limit given, or if you wish to order additional score reports, the charge is $10 per report

For more information regarding SAT, visit www.collegeboard.com