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ABOUT SAT:

SAT is a standardized test used for admissions in colleges of United States. SAT is developed by the College Board, a not-for-profit organization. Since its beginning SAT has gone through various changes. The changes in the SAT are intended to provide a better, more complete picture of students readiness for college-level work while focusing the test more clearly on the knowledge, skills and understanding that research shows are essential for college and career readiness and success. The NEW SAT has been redesigned in 2016.SAT is a Paper Based Test with a cost of $96.5 without the essay and $113.50 with essay in India.


SECTIONS OF THE SAT

The NEW SAT has four tests, with the Essay being optional. The three mandatory sections are

  1. The Reading Test
  2. The Writing and Language Test
  3. The Math Test
TESTSTIME (MIN)NUMBER OF QUESTIONS
Reading6552
Writing and Language3544
Essay (optional)501
Math8058
Total180 (230 with essay)154(155 with essay)


ORDER OF THE SECTIONS FOR GMAT

You have the flexibility to select the order for the section of the test. There are three different order you need to choose from:


ORDER #1:
  1. Analytical Writing Assessment
  2. Integrated Reasoning
  3. Quantitative Reasoning
  4. Verbal Reasoning
ORDER #2:
  1. Verbal Reasoning
  2. Quantitative Reasoning
  3. Integrated Reasoning
  4. Analytical Writing Assessment
ORDER #3:
  1. Quantitative Reasoning
  2. Verbal Reasoning
  3. Integrated Reasoning
  4. Analytical Writing Assessment

In GMAT both Quantitative and Verbal sections are both computer adaptive. So each question you get will depend upon your ability level. The first question will be of medium level. The computer uses your score of the question and your responses for the previous question as well for the selection of next question. So you keep on giving the correct answers the level of difficulty will increase and also the credit for the correct answers. As the test has to cover a range of questions, sometimes you may get an easier question even though you have answered the previous questions correctly.


Analytical Writing Section:

This section consists of a 30 minute writing task. Analysis of an argument you will have to type the essay with a computer keyboard.


Integrated Reasoning Section:

In today’s world, a manager has to deal with lot of data, relate them and solve complex problems. The integrated Reasoning uses the graphical data to solve problems like this.

An onscreen calculator is provided for this section.


Quantitative Reasoning Section:

The GMAT Quantitative Reasoning Section measures your ability to reason quantitatively. Elementary math concepts like algebra, arithmetic, geometry, statistics and data analysis are used to solve the questions of this section in a given time frame. Two types of questions; Problem Solving and Data Sufficiency are asked in this section.


Verbal Reasoning Section:

The GMAT verbal section tests your ability to read and understand written English and your reasoning ability to evaluate arguments. Three type of questions are asked in the Verbal Reasoning Section :

1.Reading Comprehension
2.Critical Reasoning
3.Sentence Correction.


GMAT SCORING:

There are five different scores that you receive including the total score.

  1. Math score reported on a scale from 0 to 60.
  2. Verbal score reported on a scale from 0 to 60.
  3. Total score reported on a scale from 200 to 800, in ten point increments.
  4. Analytical Writing Score reported on a scale from 0 to 6 in half point increments
  5. Integrated Reasoning score reported on a scale from 1 to 8, in one point increments

The total GMAT score (200 to 800) is based on Math and Verbal sections only and it depends upon the number of correct answer and the level of difficulty of each question. For more information visit mba.com.



EVIDENCE- BASED READING AND WRITING:

The SAT Reading Test will focus on your comprehension and reasoning skills when presented with challenging extended prose passages taken from a variety of content areas.

SAT READING TEST OVERVIEW
Timing65 min
Questions52 passage- based multiple-choice questions
Passages4 single passages; 1 set of paired passages
Passage Length500- 750 words per passage or passage set
EVIDENCE- BASED READING AND WRITING:

The SAT Writing and Language Test will focus on your ability to revise and edit text from a range of content areas.


SAT WRITING & LANGUAGE OVERVIEW
Timing35 min
Questions44 passage- based multiple-choice questions
Passages4 single passages
Passage Length400-450 words per passage

ESSAY TEST:

The SAT Essay Test is optional. It features an argumentative source text of 650-750 words aimed toward a large audience. Passages will examine ideas, debates, and shifts in the arts and sciences as well as civic, cultural, and political life. The SAT Essay Test will be broken down into three categories for scoring: Reading, Analysis, and Writing. Many competitive colleges will require you to submit the SAT Essay score with the rest of your SAT scores. If you are applying to any of these schools, you should choose the Essay option when you register to take the SAT. Check the college websites for their policies on the SAT Essay.


ESSAY TEST:

The SAT Math Test is broken down into a no-calculator section and a calculator section. Questions across the sections consist of multiple-choice, student-produced response (Grid-in), and more comprehensive multi- part questions.

 

No-Calculator

Section

Calculator SectionTotal
Duration(minutes)255580
Multiple-choice153045
Grid-in5813
Total Questions203858

 

The SAT Math Test is divided into four content areas: Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving and Data Analysis, Passport to Advance Math, and Additional Topics in Math.

 

                                                 SAT MATH Test Content Area Distribution
Heart of Algebra

(19 questions)

Analyzing and fluently solving equations and systems of equations; creating expressions, equations, and inequalities to represent relationships between quantities and to solve problems rearranging and interpreting formulas
Problem Solving and Data Analysis

(17 questions)

Creating and analyzing relationships using ratios, proportions, percentages, and units; describing relationships shown  graphically; summarizing qualitative and quantitative data.
Passport to Advanced Math

(16 questions)

Rewriting expressions using their structure; creating, analyzing, and fluently solving quadratic and higher order equations; purposefully manipulating polynomials to solve problems
Additional Topics in Math

(6 questions)

Making area and volume calculations in context; investigating lines, angles, triangles, and circles using theorems; and working with trigonometric functions.

SAT SCORING:

The redesigned SAT includes two sections scores : (1) Evidence- based Reading  and Writing, which combines the results on the Reading Test and the Writing & Language Test, and (2) Math, which is derived from the results on the Math Test’s calculator and no-calculator portions. Each of the two section scores will be reported on a scale ranging from 200 to 800. The scores for the Essay will be reported separately and will not be factored into the section scores.

Your total score will range from 400 to 1600 and will be the sum of your scores on the two sections for the SAT : The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section and the Math section. The total score(400-1600) are enhanced with what the College Board calls “Insight Scores,” which include three or four “Test Scores,” two “Cross Test Scores,” and seven to ten “Subscores.”

The total score is the best known number attached to the SAT.

The NEW SAT  no longer penalizes you 0.25 point for getting a multiple-choice question wrong.

All multiple-choice questions now have four choices instead of five.

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