The Scholastic Aptitude Test SAT is a standardized test administered by the College Board and is required to be taken by students seeking admission to undergraduate schools. The full form of SAT is the Scholastic Assessment Test, which was earlier known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test. SAT exam has been developed to evaluate the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the candidates. Applicants aspire to pursue undergraduate courses, particularly in the US and Canada, are required to take the SAT exam. If the student is looking to get admission to a particular courses, he can take to show his knowledge and understanding of the that particular subject.
Subject tests are offered in areas like Literature, History, Mathematics, Sciences and Foreign Languages.
SAT scores are requires for purpose of getting admission in bachelor degree program by almost all colleges and universities in the USA and Canada. As a result SAT scores are mainly used by two categories of India Students, who are seeking admission in any colleges or Universities worldwide including United States of America..
High School Students and Higher Secondary Students
In India students of 9th , 10th ,11th ,12th standard can prepare or required to take SAT test as part of the admission process of any college and universities worldwide including USA.
Transfer Students ( BE, BBA, BCA, B.Sc……et c)
Several universities of United States also use SAT scores to judge student’s applications for Transfer* from an Indian bachelor degree to US bachelor degree program. For that student studying in BCA, BBA, B.Sc., BE….etc. can use SAT score to transfer his first, second and third year of academic records to universities worldwide including US universities to obtain admission in directly second or third year of bachelor degree program.
[* Transfer – Admission directly in 2nd , 3rd ….etc year of bachelor degree program of US Universities and colleges in any discipline]
Fact’s about SAT
Colleges and universities use academic record, recommendation letters, SOP in combination with SAT score to grant admissions. High SAT score can also get student scholarships from universities.
Most important school marks are 10 and 12th class while marks of 9 and 11 are also considered While evaluating students applications.
Several universities to judge students applications for transfer from an Indian bachelor degree to US bachelor degree program also use SAT scores. For that student studying in BCA, BBA, B. Sc. or BE can use SAT score to transfer his first second third years of academic records to the US University to obtain admission in directly second or third year of bachelor degree program.
Colleges and universities use academic record, recommendation letters, SOP in combination with SAT score to grant admissions. High SAT score can also get student scholarships from universities. Test preparation facility is also available at Meridian. If you decide to enroll for SAT classes at Meridian and because of some reason decide not to go for undergraduate studies but for master’s degree program then you can join GRE classes at meridian for free.
The SAT takes three hours and consists of three tests: (1) the Reading Test, (2) the Writing and Language Test, and (3) the Math Test. Compared to the ACT®, the SAT provides 43% more time per question:
|Time Allotted (minutes)
|Number of Questions/Tasks
|Writing and Language
Most of the questions are multiple choice, though some of the math questions ask you to write in the answer rather than select it.
On all questions, there’s no penalty for guessing: if you’re not sure of the answer, it’s better to guess than leave the response blank.
SAT Dates and Deadlines
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