What is the Digital SAT?
The Digital SAT is an entrance test for students seeking admission to undergraduate programs abroad, especially in the US, Canada, and Singapore. Many universities in India also accept SAT scores.
The Digital SAT tests 2 skills:
- Reading and Writing
These skills are tested through 2 sections consisting of 2 modules each.
Reading and Writing Section
The Reading and Writing Section has 54 questions, which are divided into two equal-length modules, each having 27 questions. Students have 32 minutes to complete each module.
The Reading and Writing Section score ranges from 200 to 800 points.
Questions in the Reading and Writing Section represent four content domains:
- Craft and Structure: Measures the comprehension, vocabulary, analysis, synthesis, and reasoning skills and knowledge needed to understand and use high-utility words and phrases in context, evaluate texts rhetorically, and make connections between topically related texts.
- Information and Ideas: Measures comprehension, analysis, and reasoning skills and knowledge and the ability to locate, interpret, evaluate, and integrate information and ideas from texts and informational graphics (tables, bar graphs, and line graphs).
- Standard English Conventions: Measures the ability to edit texts to conform to core conventions of Standard English sentence structure, usage, and punctuation.
- Expression of Ideas: Measures the ability to revise texts to improve the effectiveness of written expression and to meet specific rhetorical goals
The Math section consists of 44 questions, which are divided into two equal-length modules, each having 22 questions. Students have 35 minutes to complete each module. The Math Section score ranges from 200 to 800 points.
The Math test questions are divided into 4 main areas:
- Heart of Algebra: you are required to construct equations that describe situations, resolve equations and systems of equations, and draw connections between various illustrations of linear relationships in these problems.
- Problem-Solving and Data Analysis: you are required to solve questions using ratios, percentages, and proportional reasoning or interpret statistical data for given graphs and tables.
- Passport to Advanced Math: you are required to solve complex mathematical equations and functions.
Additional topics in Mathematics: these include questions based on geometry, trigonometry, and complex numbers.
How is the Digital SAT scored?
Each section of the SAT is scored on a 200 to 800-point scale. The total SAT score ranges from a minimum of 400 to a maximum of 1600 points. No points are deducted for incorrect answers, which means you can attempt all the questions.
How long is the Digital SAT?
The total test duration is 2 hours and 24 minutes, including a 10-minute break after the RW section. Students have 64 minutes to complete the Reading and Writing (RW) section and 70 minutes to complete the Math section
What is the Digital SAT exam fee?
The SAT exam fee is USD 109.
The next upcoming SAT test dates are as follows:
|SAT Test Dates||Deadline for Registration Changes, and Regular Cancellation|
|Dec 3, 2022||Nov 3, 2022|
|Mar 11, 2023 (Digital)**||Feb 24, 2023|
|May 6, 2023 (Digital)**||Apr 21, 2023|
|June 3, 2023 (Digital)**||May 19, 2023|
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