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ACT

(American College Test)

American college test is administered by ACT, Inc. It is a paper and pencil based multiple choice test. This test checks the readiness of college or intermediate level student's about different subjects. ACT is considered as the Key step to taking admission in any college or university. This text sets a standard for all students intelligence. The students can avail their admission by having good score in ACT and college exams. The total marks of the test are 36 while 21 are considered as average marks. ACT is not offered by the national institutes all over the year but instead it has their specific timings.

Plan Your ACT

Importance of ACT

This test is very important for American national intermediate students and those international students who want to take admission in America for graduation. By this test you make yourself available for college admissions and scholarship opportunities across the country. below are some of the important reasons due to which you should chose ACT.

  1. Most of the colleges and universities offer admission based on ACT.

  2. Majority of the scholarships depends on the score of ACT.

  3. ACT can prove to be helpful in job recruitment.

  4. ACT is comprised of science section more than algebra and geometry.

  5. It is possible that ACT have more impact on your educational career as compared to other tests.

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Set a Baseline Score

Calculate Your Study Hours

Arrange the Required Materials

Pick Your Test Dates and Attempt

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ACT Recognized Countries

The name suggests that it is an American college test accepted only in America. It is not the case, ACT is valid in countries like Canada, Australia and United Kingdom. besides that, the test is accepted in different territories of United States like Puerto Rico etc. The test is conduct all over the year on seven different occasions. The months in which ACT is organized are as follow. 

September

October

December

February

April

June

July

ACT Format

American college test is one of the most popular test among Americans. The test consumes about 2 hours 50 minutes to 3 hours 40 minutes. The test consists of subjects areas like English, Mathematics, Reading, Writing and Science subjects. In these subjects writing is optional and the time of the test varies according to writing section. When writing is selected in the test so the time is 3 hours and 35 minutes while without writing section the test time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. All these subjects areas are considered important in the test. The test sections are explained briefly with number of questions and time limit.

Sections

Number of Questions

English

Math's

Science

Reading

Writing (Optional)

75 Questions

60 Questions

40 Questions

40 Questions

1 essay

Time Limit

45 minutes

60 minutes

Content Covered

English

  • Grammar and Usage

  • Punctuation

  • Sentence structure

  • Strategy and style

Math's

  • Pre, Elementary and Intermediate algebra

  • Plane geometry and Trigonometry

Science

  • Interpretation

  • Analysis 

  • Evaluation

  • Reasoning

  • Problem Solving

Reading

  • Paragraph reading

  • Essay reading

Writing

  • Writing Passages

  • Correcting grammar mistakes

  • Improving writing clarity

35 minutes

35 minutes

40 minutes

Question Types

English

  • Four-choice

  • Multiple choice

  • Fill in the blanks

  • Rhetorical skills questions

Math's

  • Five-choice

  • Multiple choice questions

Science

  • Four-choice

  • Multiple choice

  • Data representation

  • Research summaries

  • Conflicting questions

Reading

  • Four-choice 

  • Multiple choice

  • referring questions

Writing

  • Essay prompt

  • Passage writing

ACT Exam Structure

Test

English

Math's

Science

Reading

Writing (optional)

Types of questions

75 Multiple-choice questions

60 Multiple-choice questions

Break

40 Multiple-choice questions

40 Multiple-choice questions

Break

01 Essay

Time limit

45 minutes

60 minutes

35 minutes

35 minutes

40 minutes

Services and Packages

Standard ACT Plan

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