Kapil Rawat|Oct 16, 2021
NTA Conducts first-ever IndSAT 2020 with the participation of 13 countries
NEW DELHI: The Indian Scholastic Assessment or Ind-SAT 2020 has been conducted across 13 nations on July 22, 2020. The countries that participated in the first-ever Ind-SAT includes Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Nepal, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. It was conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA), which aims to provide scholarships to the students who wish to study in India.
As stated by a senior government official, “The first-ever IndSAT test was held in countries ranging from Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, Ethiopia and many others. It was an online test conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA)”.
As reported by Hindustan Times, the official further added, “Initially around 20,000 students had registered. As per initial estimates around six thousand students appeared for the test, which was conducted despite COVID. The exact figures will be available when all data will be collated. However, the numbers are lesser than the students who initially registered. But considering COVID impact, this is still encouraging”.
Ind-SAT is an online examination which was earlier scheduled to be conducted on May 30, 2020. It got postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19. The exam was MCQ based and it was conducted in English medium. The exam duration was 90 minutes. The questions have been asked from the various topics of Verbal, Quantitative and Logical Reasoning.
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