The ACT is a standardized examination designed to measure students’ abilities in four areas: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The test is written and administered by ACT, Inc., an American nonprofit organization. All colleges and universities in the U.S. accept the ACT scores for admission and consider these scores an important factor in assessing applications.
Internationally, the test is offered five times a year: September, October, December, April, and June.
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- English Section: (75 Question, 45minutes) Measures your understanding of Conventions of Standard English, Production of Writing, and Knowledge of Language
- Mathematics Section: (60 Questions, 60minutes) Measures the mathematical skills you have acquired in courses up to the beginning of grade 12
- Reading Section: (40 Questions, 35minutes) Measures Reading Comprehension based on Key Ideas and Details, Craft and Structure, and Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
- Science Section: (40 Questions, 35minutes) Measures the interpretation, analysis, evaluation, reasoning, and problem-solving skills required in Biology, Chemistry, Earth/Space Sciences, and PhysicsAdditionally, the ACT has an optional Writing component (1 Essay, 40minutes) that measures skill in planning and writing a short essay.
The ACT uses scaled test scores. The four main sections (English, Mathematics, Reading, & Science) are scored individually. The Raw Scores (total number of correct answers in each section) are converted into scaled scores (1- 36) for each section. The ACT composite score (1-36) is the average of all four scaled scores. There is no penalty for wrong answers.
The scores of the Writing Section (essay) are reported separately and do not affect the overall ACT composite score.
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