Scholastic Aptitude Test

  •   SAT Reasoning Test is taken by aspirants who aspire to go abroad to pursue an undergraduate degree.
  •   Required by colleges in USA and several other colleges across the world to be taken for application for       admission to their undergraduate courses.
  •   Tests students on their mathematical and verbal skills./li>
  •   Incept adopts a logical approach to academics and focus on explaining mathematical and verbal reasoning       skills to students at a conceptual level, which ensures that they are fundamentally strong with this skill set.

Exam Pattern:

S No. Section Questions Time
(Minutes)
1 Reading Comprehension 52 65
2 Evidence Based Reading & Writing 44 35
3 Mathematics – No Calculator 20 25
4 Mathematics – On-Screen Calculator 38 55
5 Essay (Optional) 1 50

Syllabus for the examination:

Quantitative Aptitude

a. Arithmetic:

  • i. Percents
  • ii. Fractions
  • iii. Decimals
  • iv. Number Properties
  • v. Remainder Theorem

b. Algebra:

  • i. Order of Operations (PEMDAS)
  • ii. Exponents & Roots
  • iii. Linear Equations
  • iv. Quadratic Equations
  • v. Absolute Values
  • vi. Inequalities
  • vii. Functions, Formulas & Series

c. Geometry:

  • i. Two-dimensional figures
  • ii. Three-dimensional figures
  • iii. Co-ordinate geometry
  • iv. Trigonometry

d. Word Problems:

  • i. Algebraic Expressions
  • ii. Speed, Distance & Time
  • iii. Rates & Work
  • iv. Statistics
  • v. Combinatorics
  • vi. Probability
  • vii. Overlapping Sets

Verbal Aptitude

a. Reading Comprehension:

  • i. Conclusions
  • ii. Assumptions
  • iii. Agree / Disagree
  • iv. Strengthen / Weaken
  • v. Primary Purpose
  • vi. Title of the Passage
  • vii. Tone of the Passage
  • viii. True / False
  • ix. Fact-Based Questions

b. Writing and Language:

  • i. Expression of Ideas
  • ii. Grammar
  • iii. Subject-Verb Agreement
  • iv. Pronoun Agreement
  • v. Parallelism
  • vi. Modifiers
  • vii. Comparisons
  • viii. Verb-Tense
  • ix. Idioms
  • x. Odds & Ends

Essay-Writing