The Scholastic Aptitude Test or SAT is a standardized test widely taken by students in the USA to get admission to colleges. The SATs are open to students of all ages, and no additional educational qualification is required to sit for this test. SAT has grown of major importance as universities all over the world, demand to see it along with high school grades, School Analytics, letters of recommendation, and co-curricular activities to check the aptitude levels of students.  

SAT takes place a total of seven times in a whole year in different regions. It is a three-hour long test and comprises two sections Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) and Mathematics. The scores in this test range from 400-1600. The EBRW section has a score range from 200 to 800 and its duration is 100 minutes and consists of 96 questions. The Reading part of the EBRW section has 52 questions and its duration is a total of 65 minutes. The Writing and Language part has 44 questions and its duration is a total of 35 minutes. The Math Range also has a score range from 200 to 800. This section is again divided into two parts, the first one being Maths with a calculator with 20 questions to be solved in 25 minutes. The second one is Maths without a calculator with 38 questions to be solved in 55 minutes. 

Universities have an entry requirement of a 1200 score or above out of 1400, as that will fetch students to get admissions in good colleges. Certain latest changes have been made in the SAT such as the time duration has been reduced to two hours from three and SAT will transform into a computer-based examination in 2023 for all international students.