Overview of the PSAT Course in Dubai 

The PSAT often referred to as the “Preliminary SAT” is for the students to get started with their Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT) preparation. Approximately 3.5 million students worldwide including from Dubai take the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) administered by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) of the United States. The overall structure and content of the PSAT is similar to that of SAT and students can take the exam without worrying about its impact on college admission as it has no impact on GPA (Grade Point Average).

The PSAT was created by the makers of SAT, thus PSAT helps not only students but also parents, and guidance counsellors get a sense of the kind of work an individual student needs to prepare for SAT. Those who get the best PSAT scores have the opportunity to win a full-ride scholarship. Edoxi's PSAT Course in Dubai equips you with skills and knowledge to get the best PSAT scores. 

Professional Outcomes & Benefits of taking the PSAT Examination

  • The best practice for SAT

    Even though the real SAT exam is about an hour and a half longer than the PSAT, students get to experience sitting down for two to three hours of the PSAT test with few breaks. 

  • Qualify yourself for National Merit Scholarship

    By clearing the PSAT with a certain percentile above the test, a student can be eligible to become a National Merit Scholar. 

  • Boost your confidence

    Just like practicing before a performance or rehearsing before a sporting event that you need to succeed, PSAT Examination could do the same for your future competitive examinations in a foreign country.

  • Cost-Effective

    The examination fee for PSAT is less compared to other competitive examinations and is very much cost-effective. 

  • Access to various planning resources

    While you register for PSAT, you gain access to college planning resources and other useful tools that helps match your skill with career choices. 

PSAT Course Prerequisites

  • The PSAT exam is generally taken by 11th or 12th Graders.
  • Undergraduate students outside the USA can also apply for the PSAT examination.

PSAT Exam Modules

To precisely measure each student’s knowledge, the PSAT examination is divided into three components. Here are those three components:
 
Component No: of questions Time allotted
Reading 47 60 minutes
Writing & Language 44 35 minutes
Math (Calculator section)
31
45 minutes
Math (Non- Calculator section) 17 25 minutes
To score effectively in all these components, our Edoxi training institute in Dubai will definitely be of great help for you! 

How to Pass the PSAT Examination?

 
 
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Register for the PSAT examination 
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Enrol for PSAT coaching 
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Appear for the PSAT Exam 
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Successfully clear the PSAT test

PSAT Training Options

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  • Instructor-led Classes
  • Case Study Presentation
  • Lecture-Based Presentation
  • Video and Audio Inserts
  • Simulated Exams and Exam Practice
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Why Choose Edoxi Training Institue for PSAT Training in Dubai? 

Edoxi Training Institute, Dubai, is one of the professional training institutes delivering the best PSAT training. Our PSAT classes in Dubai will help you improve your reading, writing, and mathematical skills. Our instructors possess expertise in identifying the strengths and weaknesses of students. At Edoxi, we provide multiple study aids to the students and impart skills to enhance their competency level. Join our PSAT classes in Dubai to stay ahead of others

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FAQs

What is PSAT?

The Preliminary SAT (PSAT) Or National Merit Qualifying Scholarship Test (NMQST) is a test that helps you practice for the SAT. The test enables you to enter the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) scholarship programs.

When should I start preparing for the PSAT in Dubai?

You can actually start preparing for PSAT from 9th or 10th grade onwards.

What is the time duration of the PSAT examination?

The time duration of PSAT is  2 hours and 45 minutes.

What are the components of the PSAT covered by Edoxi?

Edoxi Training Institute provides training on 3 components, and they are Reading, Writing & Language, and Mathematics.

What does the Reading part of the test cover?

The reading part consists of 47 questions that include passages taken from World/ US Literature, History/ Social studies, Social Science, and Science for testing the evidence-based reading skills of the student.

Command of evidence questions will provide you with four excerpts from the passage and ask you to choose the one that gives the best evidence supporting the previous question

What does the Writing and Language part cover?

The writing and Language part consists of 44 questions that will assess your abilities to recognize and correct grammar errors as well as revise words and phrases to improve content. 

The Standard English convention topic such as verb agreement, punctuation use, and parallel construction are included.

What does the Math part of the test cover?

The Math part of the test consists of 2 parts, one that allows a calculator and one that does, not with a total of 48 questions. 

There are multiple-choice questions with four answer options and short answer grid-in questions with answer options including digits 0–9, the period/decimal point (.), and the division/fraction bar (/). Problems from algebra, problem-solving & data analysis, advanced math, etc. are asked.

What is SAT?

The Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) is a standardized test administered by the College Board, required to be taken by students seeking admission to undergraduate schools in the U.S.

Is SAT more difficult than PSAT?

The sections, question types, and topics tested in the SAT and PSAT are almost similar, but the difficulty level of the questions on SAT is harder than the PSAT.

What is the maximum PSAT Score?

As indicated in the table above, 1520 is the highest total score for PSAT, and 760 is the highest one can score for each component.

What are the steps to be followed in order to register for the PSAT exam in Dubai?

You can follow these steps to register for PSAT. 

  • Find the nearest school in your area administering the PSAT examination.
  • Register for PSAT before the deadline by submitting the required documents including your ID proof.
  • Sign-up and pay for the PSAT examination.

What are the simple tips to be followed in order to successfully pass the PSAT exam in Dubai?

  1. Get familiar with the format of the PSAT syllabus by enrolling with Edoxi Training Institute.
  2.  Analyze your strengths and weaknesses 
  3. Set your target score
  4. Take practice tests
  5. Appear confidently for the PSAT examination

What is the mode of PSAT training provided by Edoxi Training Institute?

Classroom training is the mode of training provided by us.

Is there an age limit to enroll for PSAT training at Edoxi Training Institute?

Yes, there is an age limit to enroll in this course.

What is the standardized score range for PSAT?

The score range for PSAT is represented in a tabular form below

Score Combined Score Math Scores Reading & Writing Scores
Top Score 1210-1520 620-760 620-760
Competitive Score 1070-1200 560-610 560-610
Good Score 950-1060 500-550 500-550
Below-Average Score 950 or Below Below 500 Below 500