An Overview of the ACT Exam
The American College Testing (ACT) is a standardized test widely used in admissions to U.S universities.
The ACT comprises four compulsory sections: English, Math, Reading and Science. The ACT Essay is optional though some top universities consider it essential in your application. ACT Essay scores are reported separately from overall test scores.
Each section on the ACT is scored out of 36. Your composite score is scored out of 36 and is an average of the four sections. The Essay is scored out of 12.
|SECTION||No. of Questions||Total Time (min)|
|Writing (Essay - Optional)||1||40|
September 13 – 14, 2019
October 11 – 12, 2019
December 13 – 14, 2019
August 23, 2019
September 20, 2019
November 22, 2019