SAT Exam Pattern
SAT exam pattern is as follow- three sections, namely, Math, Reading, and Writing. There is an optional section which is called the Essay, which has one 50 minutes long substantial passage from which the student needs to build their argument. Students are not scored on this section. Here we cover the general SAT test pattern.
|Math||80 Minutes||Calculator allowed for 37 questions, Calculator not allowed for 20 questions||Problem-solving and data analysis, The Heart of Algebra,Passport to Advanced Math||200-800|
|Reading||65 minutess||Total 52 questions||No Sentence Completion,Tests understanding of passages from the US and world Literature, History/Social Studies, and Sciences (500-750 words)||200-800 (combined with Writing section)|
|Writing and Language||35 minutes||Total 44 questions||Tests ‘Expression of Ideas’ and ‘Standard English Conventions’ through passages related to Careers, History/Social Studies, Humanities and Science, All questions from extended prose (400-450 words)||200-800 (combined with Reading section)|
|Essay (optional)||50 minutes||One 50 minutes optional essay||This section requires students to evaluate an argument through analysis of evidence||Not Scored|
|Total||3 hours (with optional 50 minutes)||154 questions||--||1600|