Scholastic Assessment Test

SET Basics

Eligibility

Candidate should have sucessfully completed high school.

General Facts

Date And Frequency

Conducted 5 times a year

Result

Approximately 10–15 days after your test date

Score Report

You can choose up to four score recipients within 10 days of when you receive all your SAT scores

Score Validity

5 Years

Components

Reading section
65 min
Questions
65 min
Duration
65 min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Writing Section
35 min
Questions
35 min
Duration
35 min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

No Calculator Section
25 min
Questions
25 min
Duration
25 min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

With calculator Section
65 min
Questions
65 min
Duration
65 min
Score

You will listen to four recordings of native English speakers and then write your answers to a series of questions. Assessors will be looking for evidence of your ability to understand the main ideas and detailed factual information, the opinions and attitudes of speakers, the purpose of an utterance and evidence of your ability to follow the development of ideas.

Reading section
65 min
Questions
65 min
Duration
65 min
Score

The Reading section consists of questions, designed to test a wide range of reading skills. These include reading for gist, reading for main ideas, reading for detail, skimming, understanding logical argument and recognizing writers' opinions, attitudes and purpose.

Writing Section
35 min
Questions
35 min
Duration
35 min
Score

There are three parts to this section. The examiner will ask general questions about yourself and a range of familiar topics, such as home, family, work, studies and interests. In the next part, you will be given a card which asks you to talk about a particular topic. The examiner will then ask few questions on the same topic.

Fees

Registration Fees

$104