Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is the required qualifying test, on the score of which most of the US Institutions generally take a decision for admission for all the undergraduate programs. Many universities also require you to take SAT-Subject tests. The SAT test evaluates the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the candidates. The SAT is owned and governed by the College Board, a nonprofitable private organization in the United States of America. It is developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service on behalf of the College Board.
There are two types of SAT
The New pattern of SAT, which is due to be revised in 2016, takes 3 hours and 50 minutes to complete. The scores of the SAT range from 400 to 1600, amalgamating test results from two sections each of 800-point: Critical Reading, and Mathematics.