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SAT Coaching Classes Growth Centre October 7th, 2017
SAT Coaching Classes

SAT Coaching Classes


Scholastic Aptitude Test, commonly called as SAT-I, is required to be taken by students who wish to pursue undergraduate studies in USA and Canada. It provides a standardized way for colleges to review eligibility of all applicants and is usually given in eleventh or first half of twelfth grade. Different schools have different SAT score requirements. A higher score means better chances of getting admission into a particular university. The SAT is administered by College Board and is conducted on selected dates at selected centres. SAT Coaching Classes from our institution have helped students score a high percentile.Register for SAT Coaching Classes in Mumbai where mentors teach the entire syllabus preparing students thoroughly.

Test format

The SAT tests reading, writing & language and math skills that one has learned in school. Knowledge and skills in these subjects are important for success not just in college but also throughout life.

The Reading section comprises multiple choice questions based on passages.   This section lasts for 65 minutes and has 52 questions. This test measures a variety of reading skills: Command of Evidence, Words in Context and Analysis in History/Social Studies & in Science

The Writing and Language test is 35 minutes long and has 44 multiple choice questions. The questions test a range of skills: Command of Evidence, Words in Context, Analysis in History/Social Studies and in Science, Expression of Ideas and Standard English Conventions.

Both the Reading and Writing & Language tests are part of the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing section. In both the tests, some passages are paired with other passages. Informational graphics, such as tables, graphs, and charts, accompany some passages.

The Mathematics section has both multiple choice and grid in questions.  Grid–in questions are ones where the student has to derive the answers. This lasts 80 minutes and has 58 questions. The test will focus in depth on the following three areas of math: Heart of Algebra, Problem Solving & Data Analysis and Passport to Advanced Math. It also tests additional topics including geometry and trigonometry.

The entire test lasts for 180 mins and the total score ranges from 400 to 1600. The test includes 2 section scores:

1] Evidence Based Reading and Writing (where the results of the Reading and Writing & Language tests are combined)  and
2] Math

 

Test Format Of SAT

  • Each of the 2 section scores will be reported on a 200 to 800 scale.
  • There is no negative marking.
  • The Essay is optional and will last for 50 mins. Students will be asked to read a passage and write an analysis of what they have read.
  • The Essay is scored separately (on a 2 to 8 scale) and does not get added to the total SAT score.
Test fees and registration

The SAT fee (without Essay) is $ 92 and with Essay is $103.50. Test fees can change at the discretion of the testing institution. The registration can be done either online or by mail and requires a valid passport. Scores can be sent to 4 universities free of cost at the time of registration. To send additional scores the fee is $11.25per institute. SAT scores are valid for 5 years.  The test is administered 6 times a year in India – October, November, December, January, May and June and can be attempted more than once.

SAT SUBJECT

About SAT SUBJECT Tests

The SAT Subject Test or the SAT II is completely different from the SAT Reasoning test. Strong SAT Subject scores strengthen your application and complement the SAT reasoning score.SAT II is sometimes a prerequisite for admission into a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Medicine, etc. in top universities. It shows colleges and universities that you excel in specific subjects. There are 20 SAT Subject Tests in five general subject areas: English, History, Languages, Mathematics and Science and all are multiple choice tests.

The Subject Tests are offered only 6 times in a year. However all 20 tests cannot be offered during every administration. All Subject tests are of one hour duration and are measured on a scale of 200-800. Students may take up to three Subject Tests on a single test date.

Mathematics

Mathematics Level 1 and Level 2 have 50 questions each and calculators may be used for both levels.

The questions in Level 1 test a student’s ability and skills on topics like number and operations, algebra and functions, geometry and measurement, three-dimensional problems, data analysis, etc.

The questions in Level 2 also test the same areas as Level 1, with the addition of trigonometry and elementary functions (precalculus). Taking this test not only showcases your interest in higher-level mathematics but also highlights your abilities in the same.

Biology

Students can take only one Biology test per test dates. There are a total of 80 questions. After the first 60 questions, students must choose either Biology – Ecological or Biology – Molecular; they cannot take both. Biology E should be taken if one is better at answering questions in areas of biological communities, populations and energy flow. Biology M is for someone who is better at answering questions in areas of biochemistry, cellular structure and processes, such as respiration and photosynthesis.

Chemistry

Chemistry Subject tests have 85 multiple choice questions. It tests a student’s knowledge in areas of general chemistry like states of matter, descriptive chemistry, thermo chemistry, equilibrium, reaction rates, etc

Physics

Physics Subject test has 75 multiple choice questions which measure a student’s ability to apply physical concepts to solve scientific questions.

Literature

This test with 60 questions highlights your strengths in reading and interpreting literary texts from a variety of historical periods and genres.

World History

The subject test with 95 questions covers all historical themes (political and diplomatic, intellectual and cultural, social and economic) from ancient times to the present.

Language

The subject test with 95 questions covers all historical themes (political and diplomatic, intellectual and cultural, social and economic) from ancient times to the present.

SAT Coaching Classes Fees and registration

The basic Subject Test Fee (per Registration) is $24.50+$40(non US regional fee). You will need to add $ 24 for Language test with Listening and $ 13 for all other Subject Tests. Payment can be made online by credit card or by cheque   or draft. Test and registration fees are non refundable. 4 score reports are included free with every registration. The registration can be done either by mail (paper registration) or online and a valid passport is needed for the same.

Official website

www.collegeboard.com