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Know Everything About SAT- Ticket to Undergraduate Programs in Foreign Universities, Registration Process, Eligibility, Fee & Test Pattern

It is an international standardized test conducted by Educational Testing Services on the behalf of the College Board to grant admissions to the students to the

SAT- Scholastic Assessment Test

SAT- Scholastic Assessment Test is an international standardized test conducted by Educational Testing Services on the behalf of the College Board to grant admissions to the students to the undergraduate schools, especially in the United States and Canada. Initially, known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, this test is a prerequisite for admission in many undergraduate programs in the United Kingdom, Australia & Singapore also.

The College Board found & published SAT to examine the verbal, written and mathematical competencies of the applicant. 

SAT is developed and published by the College Board and is now organised globally by Educational Testing Services in more than 25,000 test centres in 192 countries.

SAT Features

Exam Name

SAT - Scholastic Assessment Test

SAT Level

International

Developed by

College Board

Conducted by 

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

SAT Fee

$96.50 without the essay

$113.50 with essay

Mode of Examination

Written-based

SAT Score Range

400 to 1600 points

SAT Test Countries

192 across the globe

SAT Frequency

5 to 7 times in a year

SAT Test Centres

25,000 throughout the world

Website

sat.collegeboard.org

SAT Updates

SAT 2020 that was scheduled to be conducted on May 2, 2020, was cancelled by the College Board alongside the cancellation of Makeup exams that were scheduled for March 28, 2020. As a result of the cancellation, many foreign universities have made SAT 2020 as an optional for the present year.The refunds of the application fee will be sent by the College Board to the registered applicants. Due to coronavirus, the SAT 2002 exam scheduled to be conducted on June 6, 2020, has also been cancelled and the details regarding the new testing opportunities and September 26 administration will later be announced by the College Board.

SAT in India

In 2018, the India Global Higher Education Alliance (“India Global Alliance”) was formed by the College Board to offer a platform to the brilliant Indian universities to associate with the top-notch universities of the world. This opened the avenues for Indian students to study abroad by appearing for the SAT. 

SAT 2020 Exam Pattern

SAT is a 3-hour-long paper-pencil test having four sections viz. Reading test, Writing and Language test, Mathematics test without a calculator, and Mathematics test with calculator and Essay as optional. A total number of question and duration allotted to each section are as follows :

Section

No. of questions

Time given (in min.)

Reading

52

65

Writing & Language

44

35

Mathematics

58

50

Essay (optional)

1

80

Total

154/155

180 without essay/ 230 with essay

SAT Subject Test

Candidates aspiring to pursue undergraduate programs in a particular subject can take the SAT subject tests to express his/her expertise & knowledge in that specific subject. There are 20 Subject Tests in five general areas viz. History, English, Languages, Science and Mathematics. Subject tests are generally conducted six times in a year with a duration of one hour for each Subject Test.

A maximum of three Subject Tests can be taken by an aspirant on a test day. It should also be noted that SAT and SAT Subject Tests can not be taken on the same day and Language alongside Listening tests are conducted only in the month of November.

SAT 2020 Eligibility

The College Board has not prescribed any eligibility criteria based on age, education, etc. Students of any age who want to pursue undergraduate courses abroad can apply for SAT 2020. They just need to complete their high school education to progress to another level of learning.

Note : 

Aspirants who are 12 years old or younger can register only via mail.

* Aspirants who are in eighth grade or below need not attach a photograph in their registration. 

SAT 2020 Registration

An aspirant may register for SAT 2020 either online or via a mail. 

It should be noted that an aspirant needs to register through mail when he/she :

* Is younger than 13 years of age 

* Fails to upload a photo in the online process of registration

* Wants to register via an SAT international representative

* Wants to request testing nearby home

* Wants to request testing on Sunday for the first time

* Needs to pay by money order or cheque

Note: Specially-abled students can request special accommodations during the registration

Online Registration.

SAT 2020 Registration Online 

* Make a profile on the official website of the College Board

* Enter the Personal Information, Contact Information and information about High School in the application form.

* Make a Student Profile

* Choose the preferred Test as well as Test Center

* Upload a photo of the headshot. A photo must be clear and front-facing.

* Verify the details and pay the application fee online using PayPal or credit card.

* Take a print out of the admission ticket.

SAT 2020 Registration by Mail

* Request the College Board or concerned counsellor for SAT 2020 Student Registration Booklet 

* Fill the required details in the application form

* Mail the form and a cheque/ money order for the payment of application fee. Both must be send enclosed in the registration envelope to the below-given address:

College Board SAT Program

P.O. Box 7502

London, KY 40742-7502

SAT 2020 Registration Fees

SAT with Essay

$64.50

SAT without Essay

$49.50


Note :

* An additional fee of 49$ in addition to the registration fee is chargeable from the candidates appearing for SAT outside the US and U.S. Territories.

* Service charges are chargeable for services such as test rescheduling, marks verification, etc.

SAT 2020 Admission Ticket

* SAT Admission Ticket is downloadable just after the completion of registration.

* Applicants must provide this admission ticket and a photo ID while appearing for the test at the test centre.

SAT 2020 Results

SAT Result is usually announced after three weeks of the test day and one can check it through his/her College Board profile by Clicking on My Organizer →  Clicking “Access My Scores” →  Entering the username & password→ Clicking "My Test Scores" box → SAT score displays on the screen. 

FAQs

Q. How many times can I appear for the SAT in a year?

A. You can appear for the SAT as many times as you want. There is no restriction on the number of attempts you want to give.

Q. How many times does the SAT take place in a year? 

A. Usually, the SAT takes place 7 times a year in the United States and at least 5 times a year in countries outside the United States. 

Q. Is the SAT Fee waiverable?

A. Yes, the SAT Fee is waiverable by the College Board for the candidates that come from low-income backgrounds. However, the option is available only for U.S. based citizens. 

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants
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IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

IGNOU 2020 TEE Answer Booklets & Re-evaluation Now Allowed to Applicants

Students participated in Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) June 2020 TEE, and December 2019 TEE exam will now be allowed to apply for the xerox copies of answer booklets. Indira Gandhi National Open University has decided to allow the students for the revaluation and re totalling of marks, they scored in these examinations.

The results of IGNOU June 2020 TEE were announced on October 1. With the upcoming facility of issuance of the photocopy of answer booklets, the students who were dissatisfied with their results can apply for the revaluation of marks scored in the term-end examinations and the photocopies of IGNOU TEE answer sheets. 

The application for the same will have to be made online on the official website of the university. Students simply need to go to the IGNOU website and click apply on the designated link. After which, a few details need to be filled, followed by the payment of the application fee and submission of the application form. 

It must be noted that the applications for revaluation and photocopies of IGNOU December 2019 TEE and IGNOU June 2020 TEE of exams comprising MCQ type questions are disallowed. 

According to the statement in the IGNOU revaluation window,  “Reevaluation and copy of Answerscripts is not available for the Following Exam for Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type and conducted on OMR sheets.”

Students can apply for and get the photocopies of the answer booklets of IGNOU June TEE and IGNOU December TEE examinations if the answer copy has not been handled for Re-evaluation. Students can either first make an application for the copy of Answer Sheet, followed by an application for Re-evaluation or go for both simultaneously. 


 

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper
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UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

UP Govt to pay Education Expenses of NEET Topper

Education expenses of NEET topper Akansha Singh will be paid by Uttar Pradesh Government. Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has made an announcement about the disbursement of her graduation expenses. These expenses will include the expenditure of food and lodging during all the academic levels of her graduation.

Akansha Singh lives in Kushinagar district of UP and has achieved 100% score in NEET 2020 exam.  

Though Akansha was given second rank in the examination, she has been declared as top-ranked along with Soyeb Aftab who is native of Odisha state. On the direction of CM Yogi Adityanath, a letter is to be sent by the chief secretary of UP state, to the authorities concerned for the declaration of NEET 2020 ranks to declare Akansha Singh and Soyeb Aftab, both as the first rankers of NEET 2020 examination as they both have scored 720 marks out of maximum score of 720. 

Besides, personal wishes are sent from UP CM to the family members and parents of AKansha Singh, laurelled the top- scorer as an ideal for all the girls. CM Yogi Adityanath appreciated the hard -work she has made and the high perseverance she has maintained throughout her preparation. 

On the other side, Shoyeb Aftab has also created a history with a full score of 720/720 and All India Rank of 1. He is the first-ever candidate to score 100% in NEET examination. From Odisha state also, he is the first student to Top NEET. With this high score, he hopes to get admission in AIIMS New Delhi. 

NEET 2020 comprises a sum of 180 MCQ type questions for a maximum of 720 marks. Qualified candidates who have scored at least or more than NEET 2020 cut-off are considered eligible to participate in the counselling process of NEET 2020. This implies that the candidates with scores more than NTA NEET 2020 cut-off will be eligible for enrollment to state-quota seats India quota (AIQ) seats through NEET 2020 counselling. The NEET 2020 cutoff for students who belong to General Category is 147. The highest number of students who have qualified NEET 2020 are from Uttar Pradesh followed by Maharashtra.

 

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card
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KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

KPPGCA Releases KMAT 2020 Admit Card

Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association, KPPGCA has released the admit card for KMAT 2020 for the eligible candidates who applied for the examination by filling the application form and paying the prescribed application fee. The admit card has been released via online mode on the official website of KPPGCA on 27th October 2020. 

Successful candidates need to download their admit card from the official website i.e. kmatindia.com. using their login credentials.

Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 is an entrance examination that will be conducted by KPPGCA (Karnataka Private Post Graduate Colleges Association) to offer enrollment to the qualified candidates in 189+ AICTE or University accredited Management Schools established in Bangalore and Karnataka. This year, the examination will be conducted on 29th October 2020 for admission to management institutes in the state. 

The exam will take place via online mode, keeping in mind all the precautionary measures amid COVID-19. All the participants must carry along their KMAT Admit Card otherwise the entry to the exam hall is prohibited. Check below the simple steps to download the KMAT 2020 Admit Card. 

Step 1: Go to the official website i.e. kmatindia.com.

Step 2: Click on the link that reads KMAT Admit Card 2020.

Step 3: Enter the details asked on the page and download the KMAT 2020 admit card.

Step 4: Save a copy of KMAT Admit Card 2020 for future reference.

KMAT 2020: Official notice

According to the latest official notification on the website, Karnataka Management Aptitude Test (KMAT) 2020 will be conducted throughout the country and in more than 10 cities in Karnataka and Karnataka. Anyone from any part of India or world is allowed to apply for the examination.


 

 

 

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan
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230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

230 Additional Seats For MBBS In Four Medical Colleges In Rajasthan

According to an official statement by Raghu Sharma, Rajasthan Health Minister, approval for the additional seats in MBBS in Rajasthan has been granted. 230 additional seats have been green signalled for the MBBS programmes at four medical schools in the state. 50 additional seats will be given to the medical schools in Udaipur and Ajmer. As far as Barmer Medical College is concerned, there will be an increment of 30 seats this year. 

In comparison to last year when there was a total increment of 550 seats, seats added this year are lower. However, if taken together, the total addition in MBBS seats in the last two years reaches 880 in Rajasthan, thereby making a sum of 2830 total MBBS seats in Rajasthan, today. 

The initiation of Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar has also received approval by the National Medical Science Commission. The Srikalyan Government Medical College, Sikar will be started in the session 2020-21. 

Sikar is a native district and approval of a medical college in Sikar was great news for Govind Singh Dotasara, Congress State President, who expressed extreme joy through a tweet over the approval.

"The much-awaited Sikar Medical College has received the approval of the National Medical Science Commission. It is a result of the strong will power of the Congress government of the state that the Sikar people have got their right, their medical college," a tweet by Mr Dotasara.

NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register
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NEET 2020 Counselling: To Start from Tomorrow, Make Sure To Register

The news highlights the commencement of first round of NEET 2020 Counselling from Tomorrow

The first round of the NEET 2020 Counselling will start from 27th of October 2020 by the Medical Counselling Committee (MCC). The first round of seat allotment under this process will commence from tomorrow. The counselling process will be conducted only for those candidates who have qualified the NEET 2020 exam. Unqualified aspirants will not be able to take part in the same. However, the registration is mandatory for the eligible candidates to participate in the counselling. 

Registration for the first round of seat allotment needs to be done on the official website of MCC - mcc.nic.in. and will remain open till 2nd November 2020 before 5 pm. It must be noted that registration must be done before the deadlines otherwise the participation in the seat allotment process is prohibited. 

NEET 2020 registration process seeks the names of the courses and colleges preferred by the candidates that means the candidates will have to fill in their choices about the college and the course during the registration process. However, the candidates will be allowed to fill in their preference within a specific course of time i.e. from 28th October 2020 to 2nd November 2020, after that the preferences will be frozen. 

Followed by the 2nd round of seat allotment, details about which will be notified very soon, the 1st round will be conducted on 3rd and 4th November and the results of the same will be declared on 5th November 2020. Here is the process to register for the counselling process of NEET 2020:

NEET counselling 2020: Online registration process

Step 1: Go to the official website of MCC i.e. mcc.nic.in.

Step 2: Find and click on the ‘UG Medical Counselling’ link available on the homepage.

Step 3: Click on ‘New Registration’.

Step 4: Save your new login ID and password that will appear on the screen.

Step 5: Click on ‘Candidate Login’ and enter your new login credentials.

Step 6: Enter all the details asked.

Step 7: You will get a registration slip after filling all the details. 

Step 8: Make a payment of the registration fee. 

The registration fee needs to be paid before the deadline and the due date for the payment of the registration fee for NEET 2020 Counselling's first round is 2nd November 2020.