American College Test 2019

International Level Exam

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About the Test

Study Level
Under Graduate
Conducting Authority
ACT Testing Board

The ACT is a national college admissions examination. ACT (No Writing) consists of four multiple-choice tests: English, Mathematics, Reading, and Science. The ACT Plus Writing includes the four multiple-choice tests and a 30-minute Writing Test.
Test Pattern:
Test No of questions Time
English 75 Questions 45 minutes
Mathematics 60 questions 60 minutes
Reading 40 questions 35 minutes
Science 40 questions 35 minutes
Options Writing Test 1 Prompt 30 minutes

The ACT is administered on six test dates within the United States, U.S. territories, Puerto Rico, and Canada September, October, December, February, April, and June. In other locations, the ACT is administered on all of the above dates except September, and the ACT Plus Writing is not available on the February test date.
Standby Testing:
If the candidate miss the late deadline to register for a test date, or to request a test date or test centre change, he/she may choose to sign in to the ACT account to request and pay for standby testing.To be considered for admission to the test centre, one must bring their Standby Ticket for that centre and have his/her name on the Standby Roster at that test centre. If he/she brings a ticket for another test date or a different test centre, he/she is not admitted. In addition, paper registration folders aren't accepted at the test centre. Standby requests must be submitted during a limited “Standby Request Period” before the test date. Requests cannot be accepted after the last date.

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Test Format

240 Minutes

Duration of Test


Frequency per year

0 - 36

Score Range

5 years Years

Test Score Validity



Students enrolled in grades 6, 7, or 8, who have been identified by their schools as academically talented, may be invited to participate in an academic talent search program that includes taking the ACT.

Many of these programs offer a one-step registration option that combines registering for the academic talent search program with registering for the ACT. Talent search participants are advised to follow the instructions they receive from their respective program to register for the ACT. This may require registering directly with the talent search program rather than using ACT online registration or an ACT registration packet.

Application Fees

   Fee   Details
The ACT (no writing)   $50.50     Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if codes are provided when you register).
The ACT with writing   $67.00   Includes reports for you, your high school, and up to four colleges (if codes are provided when you register). More about the ACT with writing
Test option change   $16.50   The writing test fee is refundable on written request if you are absent on test day or switch to ACT (no writing) before testing begins. 



Application Process

  1. You can make changes to your registration through your ACT web account. The kinds of changes that can be made include:
  2. Adding or removing the writing test
  3. Changing your test date
  4. Changing your test location
  5. Updating your personal information
  6. Adding or changing your college choices
  7. Correcting high school code
  8. See current ACT fees for details about additional fees.
  9. If you decide you do not want to test, your basic registration fee and any additional service fees (e.g. late registration, test center change) are nonrefundable. Fees for optional services may be refundable.

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Deadlines for Applications

Select the academic year of your choice to see the deadlines    
January 11 , 2019
Registration Deadline for February month
February 9 , 2019
Test date for February month
March 8 , 2019
Registration Deadline for April month
April 13 , 2019
Test date for April month
May 3 , 2019
Registration Deadline for June month
June 8 , 2019
Test date for June month
June 14 , 2019
Registration Deadline for July month
July 13 , 2019
Test date for July month
September 14 , 2019
Test date for September month
October 26 , 2019
Test date for October month
December 14 , 2019
Test date for December month

Are you prepared enough to crack the exam?


Time required for preparation

3 months / 6 months

Books for preparation

Book Name Author
Kaplan ACT Premier Kaplan
Cracking the ACT Princeton Review
1296 ACT Practice Questions Princeton Review
The Real ACT Act, Inc.
McGraw-Hills ACT Steven W. Dulan

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