SAT 2021 Exam - Dates, Registration, Fee, Sylabus & Test Centres

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SAT exam modules includes course the students have already studied in their school over the years. So if you are good at studies in school, you shouldn’t face any issues preparing for the SAT Syllabus. There are two types of SAT Exams: SAT General Test and SAT Subject Test.

  • SAT General Test

SAT General Test is more common between the two SAT tests and is generally used by the undergraduate colleges for admissions. The Scholastic Assessment Test assesses the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the candidates.

  • SAT Subject Test

There are 20 SAT Subject Tests which are divided into 5 subject areas. These subjects are worked and categorized into smaller topics. The various SAT Subjects include:

  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • English
  • History and
  • Languages

SAT Exam Pattern 2021

SAT Subject

SAT Syllabus

SAT Test Pattern


58 questions

This section includes questions on problem-solving, data analysis, algebra, and advanced math.

Duration: 80 minutes

Score: 200-800


52 questions

This section includes questions on Sentence Completion, Tests understanding of passages from the US and world Literature, History/Social Studies, and Sciences.

Duration: 65 minutes

Score Range: 200-800

(combined with Writing Section)

Writing and Language

44 questions

This section includes questions on, expression of ideas and standard English conventions through passages related to Careers, History/Social Studies, Humanities, and Sciences.

Duration: 35 minutes

Score Range: 200-800

(combined with Reading Section)

Essay (optional)

One optional essay

This section requires students to evaluate an argument through the analysis of evidence.

Duration: 50 minutes

not scored


154 questions


Duration: 3 hours (with optional 50 minutes)

Score: 1600

SAT Exam Syllabus 2021

SAT Syllabus includes courses that students have already covered in their school curriculum over the years. The syllabus for SAT exam includes:

  • Reading section
  • Writing
  • Mathematics


  • SAT contains three critical reading sections
  • Reading comprehension - 25 mins
  • Sentence completions - 25 mins
  • Paragraph-length critical reading - 20 mins


  • SAT writing has three sections
  • Essay section - 25 mins
  • Multiple choice sections - 25 mins and 10 mins
  • SAT contains three Math sections
  • Algebra and functions - 25 mins
  • Geometry Statistics - 20 mins
  • Probability and Data analysis - 20 mins

SAT Math Syllabus

  • SAT contains three Math sections
  • Algebra and functions - 25 mins
  • Geometry Statistics - 20 mins
  • Probability and Data analysis - 20 mins

Difference between SAT Mathematics Level 1 and Level 2

Students who are confused between the two must go for the one in which they can score more. Those students are good in trigonometry or elementary functions (precalculus) or both should go for SAT 2 Math as those who want to score high points and not so familiar with topics covered in level 2 should opt for SAT 1 Math. It is important to factor in the need of the students ’ University and Programme of choice.

Essay (Optional)

Although SAT Essay is optional but most of the colleges prefer candidates to submit their SAT Essay scores along with their application. So, until and unless you have a very strong reason to miss this section, do not miss this section and go for the SAT Essay section.

SAT essay evaluates candidates' reading, writing and analysis skills. The time allotted for completing this task is 50 minutes. Students have to read a 650-750 word long passage and then write an analysis about how the author has built the argument. Students should refrain from giving their opinion.


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