The first ever IND SAT 2020 (Indian Scholastic Assessment Test 2020) conducted by the Indian government's ministry of Human Resource Development under the new ‘Study in India’ programme, recently got a good response from foreign students.. The examination was conducted on July 22, 2020, which will give foreign students a chance to apply to Indian universities besides securing scholarships.
Over 5,000 students from other countries appeared for the examination. Students from Nepal, Zambia, Ethiopia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Sri-Lanka, Kenya, etc appeared for the exam.
The exam was conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) and is held for granting scholarships to foreign students who are seeking admissions in Indian universities and colleges under the Study in India programme.
Students who score well in the IND SAT 2020 will get admission into Indian universities and will get scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes as per their marks.
The exam was conducted in online mode with the time limit of 90 minutes to attempt all the questions. The questions were in a multiple choice format.
It was conducted in English and has the verbal ability, quant, logical reasoning as sub-sections with 40, 25, and 25 marks each. Every right answer gets one mark and there is no negative marking in the exam.