SAT exam has two tests, General Test/Reasoning Test, and Subject Test, SAT is said to be a globally recognized standardized test which is taken for admission at US colleges. Here in this post, we have provided detailed information about the SAT 2017 Test which is based on the subjects taught in high school programs. SAT Test will be taken for 3 hours, Candidates will be given extra 50 minutes for writing Essay which is optional. Let’s check out SAT Exam Syllabus & Important Topics.
SAT Exam Syllabus:
SAT Reasoning Test includes three sections namely Writing, Evidence-Based Reading and Writing, Mathematics. Whereas Subjects Test deals with the interest of the candidate chosen.
Writing involves essay and multiple choice questions to test the candidate’s grammatical skills. To qualify in this test candidate need to concentrate on the improving sentences, structure, and approach, Also have knowledge on Subject, Verb agreement, noun agreement, pronouns, conjunctions, misplaced modifiers, and punctuation. This section is allotted 35 minutes and will have 44 questions.
2. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing: The questions asked in this section are based related to the short passage reading or long passage reading which tests the candidate’s vocabulary. As per the SAT Syllabus 2017 pattern, the time allotted to this section is 65 minutes for attempting 52 questions.
3. Mathematics: This section includes questions from various topics like arithmetic operations, algebra, geometry, statistics, and probability. Also, this section includes mean, median and mode, ratios, direct and indirect variation. Also, there is a chance to expect the questions on probability, combination and permutation and patterns and sequences. As per the SAT syllabus pattern 2017, test takers will be given 80 minutes to solve 57 questions.
Subjects Test is defined based on the candidates interest of the subject from the given list below:
- U.S. History
- German with Listening
- World History
- Chinese with Listening
- Math Level 1
- Spanish with Listening
- Japanese with Listening
- Math Level 2
- French with Listening
- Modern Hebrew
- Korean with Listening
Along with these two tests, there is another optional Essay Test
For this 50 minutes, time is allocated which is includes topic candidates understanding on the topic and the quality of the writing is analyzed. The essay should include 600-700 words length. Precise language in a logical and consistent manner fetches good marks. Beware that personal opinions are not considered.
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SAT Subject Tests is the only national admissions test that shows the talent of the candidate over specific subjects, such as English, history, mathematics, science, foreign languages and various other subjects.