Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT ) is a standardized test conducted by College Board and is a requirement for admission to undergraduate courses in USA, Canada and other countries. College Board offers the SAT Reasoning Test and the SAT Subject tests. SAT Subject test is a one-hour test offered in five general subject areas like English, History & Social Studies, Mathematics, Science and Languages. You can take up to three subject tests on one test date.

SAT Reasoning Test measures the critical reading, mathematical and writing skills. The test is administered 7 times a year in US, Puerto Rico and US territories and six times a year at international locations.

Test Pattern:


No of Questions

Type of Questions


Critical Reading


Passage-based Reading

70 minutes


Sentence Completion



Multiple Choice

70 minutes


Student produced Response




60 minutes


Multiple Choice – Improving sentences, Improving paragraphs, Identifying sentence errors

Research/Non scored


Critical Reading /Mathematics/Writing multiple choice

25 minutes


Each section in SATâ Reasoning test is scored on a scale of 200 to 800 and the total scores are accorded out of 2400. Two sub scores are given for the writing section: a multiple-choice sub score on a scale of 20-80, and an essay sub score on a scale of 2-12.

Score reporting:

Score reports are available online and hard copy is mailed within 4 weeks. The registration fee includes mailing score reports to 4 undergraduate schools of your choice. For additional score reporting the candidate has to pay USD 9.50 per score recipient.

Score Validity:

The SATâ scores are valid for a period of 5 years.

Test Registration:

Registration for SATâ can be done online at using a credit card. The examination fee for SAT Reasoning Test and Subject tests is as follows:



SAT Subject Testsâ„¢
Basic registration fee
Language Tests with Listening (add to basic reg. fee)
All other SAT Subject Tests (add per test to basic reg. fee)
add $21add $10
Additional Processing Fees (add to test fees)
Register by phone
(available only if you have registered before)
Change fee (test type, center, or date change)$24
Late fee$24
Standby fee$41
International processing fee (for students testing in countries other than the United States, U.S. territories, and U.S. commonwealths)$28
Additional surcharge for testing in India and Pakistan$24

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