The SAT and SAT subject (SSAT) Tests are designed to assess your academic readiness for the college. SAT is a per-requisite for admission to many colleges worldwide.
These test(s) offer a path to opportunities besides providing financial support and scholarships to the students in need. The SAT and SAT Subject Tests are designed in such that they maintain pace with what colleges are looking for today, and grooming the students for achieving success professional and personally.
This test aims at testing your knowledge about the various subjects that your are taught in high school and how good you are at applying the knowledge in your everyday life.
Taking the test can be considered as the first step towards achieving your dream. The dream of entering a college of your choice, but remember that just getting good scores in Sat is not enough. You need to have good scores in high school too.Popularity with students
As per college board , over 200,000 students took SAT Program tests in over 175 countries outside the U.S. There are more than 1000 international test centers
where students can take SAT tests, they are listed in SAT website.
SSAT is a subject specific test that evaluates a students' understanding and their ability in a particular subject, and their aptitude to apply that knowledge to excel academicallyFrequency
: The SAT can be taken six times a year : October, November, December, January, May, and June.Duration:
3 hours, 45 minutesSections:
Math, critical reading, writing. There are 10 sections, but only 9 of the sections count towards your score. The SAT has a stronger emphasis on vocabulary.Validity:
The SAT score is valid for 5 years. And in some case colleges up to 10 years.
Some countries that accepts SAT score are mentioned below:
4. United KingdomIt is advisable that students visit the official website of individual Universities and colleges to know about acceptable score of SAT for seeking admission.
There is no eligibility criterion for appearing in the SAT/SSAT exam. A student can take it during junior or senior years of high school.