IND-SAT

The Indian Scholastic Assessment or IND-SAT is a standardized online proctored test for students seeking scholarships with Study in India (SII). This exam is to gauge the capability and tenacity of students applying to study in India. The IND-SAT scores will serve as a criterion to shortlist the meritorious students for the allocation of scholarships.

The student would be notified regarding the Ind-SAT Exam via emails. Details on the same would be available on the SII portal and Student Dashboard too.

The medium of the paper would be in English. It is a multiple-choice objective paper, timed at 90 minutes. The students will be assessed in the given areas - Verbal, Quantitative and Logical Reasoning

While applying, candidates will be allocated available centers in their country. Candidates who have applied for this exam can take a mock test before the main examination.

Section-wise detailed syllabus is as follows

Verbal Reasoning

Reading comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Grammar, Paragraph completion and inference, Parajumbles, Analogies, Antonyms, Synonyms, One-word substitution, Sentence correction, Idioms & Phrases.

Quantitative Aptitude

Algebra, Averages, Equations - Linear & Quadratic, Geometry, HCF & LCM, Number System, Partnership, Percentages, Progressions - Arithmetic, Geometry, Profit and Loss, Ratios and Proportions, Time-Speed-Distance, Work and Time, Interest.

Logical Reasoning

Seating Arrangements, Blood Relations, Direction sense, Series/Sequencing, Syllogism, Venn diagrams, Rankings, Puzzles, Coding & Decoding.

Institute Id Details

Mode of Examination

Duration of Examination

Type of question

Medium of question papers

Subject-wise distribution of questions

Online Proctored

90 minutes

Objective – Multiple-Choice Questions

English

Subject No. of Questions Marks

Verbal

Quant

Logical

Total

Correct answer

Correct answer

Wrong answer

Unattempted questions

40

25

25

90

40

25

25

90

1

1

0

0

The Ind-SAT 2020 exam is scheduled to take place on May 30, 2020 across the following countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Nepal, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

You are required to take the online proctored assessment for the Study in India scholarship on a desktop or your laptop.

INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES

For conduct of Mock Test and Ind-SAT 2020 Examination

  1. The candidate is advised to access the examination link at the stipulated time as mentioned in the invitation email.
  2. Candidate needs to ensure facing camera all the time during the exam, the candidate cannot take a break in between the exam.
  3. The candidate is advised to take the assessment on a laptop or desktop only, equipped with a Windows Operating System.
  4. We recommend using the latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox for seamless experience
  5. Candidate needs to ensure; they have good and consistent internet connectivity of more than 500 kbps.
  6. On the registration page for the Ind-SAT Examination, you shall be required to enter the correct email address in the Login ID field to start the test. In case if you are not entering email address in correct format in the Login ID field you shall get a notification “Email address is not authorized for this test”.

    The Correct format for the Email ID to login and start the Ind-SAT Mock test and Ind-SAT Examination is as follows:

    • Email ID to Login and give the exam will be the numeric part of your SII ID followed by @edcil.com. (i.e. your SII ID: SII-S-00XXXXX, will convert to Login ID as: 00XXXXX@edcil.com)
    • For Example, if your SII ID is: SII-S-0012345, then your Login ID for the Ind-SAT Mock test and Ind-SAT Examination will be: 0012345@edcil.com
    • All students can find their SII ID on the top of Student dashboard, when they login with their registered email Id at Study In India Portal: https://studyinindia.gov.in/admission/Login.
  7. You must keep a valid photo ID proof (attached during registration) handy before you start the test and during the test for authorization process. For the authorization process you must follow the below steps.
    1. First you have to capture your own snapshot and kindly ensure that the snapshot must be clearly visible
    2. Secondly, you have to capture the snapshot of a valid Id proof in such a way so that the name and the photo on the ID card should be clearly visible
    3. In case we do not receive photo and snapshot clearly with details, the candidate shall be asked to resubmit them again
    4. We request you to be patient and cooperative as this is an extremely important process
  8. Ensure that the candidate face is visible properly and there should be sufficient light in the room.
  9. Candidates are not allowed to use google or any other search engine to surf the option.
  10. Candidate is not required to wear a headphone.
  11. It is a closed book exam. Candidates are not allowed to use any reference material.
  12. Candidates must not move away from their seat during the course of their exam.
  13. Candidates must not talk during the entire duration of examination.
  14. Candidate must not read the questions aloud.
  15. Candidates are not allowed to have food & beverage during the exam except water.
  16. The candidate is advised not to toggle between the assessment console and other applications, else your system will get locked and the test will be canceled.
  17. Do not press F5 to refresh the assessment console during the examination else your system will get locked.
  18. Candidate needs to ensure no other person is in the room or else your exam will be cancelled.
  19. No Candidate should adopt any unfair means, or indulge in any unfair examination practices.
  20. Use of any electronic device, mobile phones or any other electronic devices, calculator and rough sheet is prohibited during the test, shall entitle cancellation of your test.
  21. The Candidature of Candidates in case of impersonation will be automatically cancelled without any notice.
  22. Candidate needs to ensure they click the 'Finish Test' button at the end of the assessment.
  23. To authorize the Test the candidate is required to submit live face snapshot and a snapshot of Photo-ID Proof is required to match the candidature before start of test.
  24. The candidate is required to keep ready Valid Photo-ID of any one of the following documents and uploaded the same during Test Authorization process.
  25. (1) Passport, 2) Driving License, 3) Photo-ID issued by Local Govt. 4) Photo-ID Card issued by Institute where candidate is studying or has studied; 5) Photo-ID issued by an Employer (if candidate is employed);
  26. The Test shall be proctored, remotely. Keep a check on the chat window for any communications from the Proctor.
  27. The Candidate is required to follow the instructions of Proctor seriously.
  28. In case the Proctor finds any suspicious eye movements or any suspicious activities in the test environment, then the Proctor has the rights to ask the candidate to rotate the web camera 360 degrees, to check test environment.
  29. Warning on chat shall appear on candidate console on suspicious behavior. After repeated warnings from the Proctor, the Test shall be called off.
  30. Test of the candidate shall be paused, if any suspicious behaviour/activity is observed.
  31. For the benefit of candidate, a Mock test is scheduled on 27th May 2020. All candidates, in their own interest, are required to take the Mock Test otherwise they may find difficulity to take the final test.
  32. The Ind-SAT Mock Test timing is as under:

    S. No

    Country

    Mock Test Date

    Start Time (local time)

    End Time (local time)

    1

    Bangladesh

    27-May-20

    8:30 AM

    11:30 PM

    2

    Bhutan

    27-May-20

    8:30 AM

    11:30 PM

    3

    Ethiopia

    27-May-20

    5:30 AM

    8:30 PM

    4

    India

    27-May-20

    8:00 AM

    11:00 PM

    5

    Indonesia

    27-May-20

    9:30 AM

    12:30 AM

    6

    Kenya

    27-May-20

    5:30 AM

    8:30 PM

    7

    Mauritius

    27-May-20

    6:30 AM

    9:30 PM

    8

    Nepal

    27-May-20

    8:15 AM

    11:15 PM

    9

    Rwanda

    27-May-20

    4:30 AM

    7:30 PM

    10

    Sri Lanka

    27-May-20

    8:00 AM

    11:00 PM

    11

    Tanzania

    27-May-20

    5:30 AM

    8:30 PM

    12

    Uganda

    27-May-20

    5:30 AM

    8:30 PM

    13

    Zambia

    27-May-20

    4:30 AM

    7:30 PM

  33. The Mock Test is to familiarise the candidates with the methodology of NTA-Ind-SAT Test; is to provide you with a session to experience the online platform in a manner as faced during final test, check all the system requirements for the platform. This will help you to solve any of the concerns/issues before the main assessment scheduled on 30th of May, shall find 90 Questions in the format as may appear in the final Test.
  34. A candidate can take Mock Test any number of times within the time allocated. This may make the candidate fully familiar with the conduct of final test.
  35. Before starting the test, please close all chat windows, screensaver, etc.
  36. The candidates are required to download the MSB (Mettl Secure Browser) from the button provided in the invitation email.
  37. Candidate Guide is accompanied, instructing candidate how to take the test. This shall be beneficial for Mock test & the Final test.
  38. The candidates will also receive a guide with all the details mentioned around the Software and Hardware requirement of the computer system which needs to be ensured before the examination.
  39. The candidates are requested to check the System’s Compatibility in advance through the button provided in the invitation email
  40. Final Test shall be conducted on 30th May 2020.
  41. Time for Final Ind-SAT 2020 Examination is as under:

    Shift-1 Ind-SAT 2020 Examination for PG applicants, all candidates

    S No

    Country

    Test Time (local time)

    1

    Bangladesh

    1300 - 1430 hrs

    2

    Bhutan

    1300 - 1430 hrs

    3

    Ethiopia

    1000 - 1130 hrs

    4

    India

    1230 - 1400 hrs

    5

    Indonesia

    1400 - 1530 hrs

    6

    Kenya

    1000 - 1130 hrs

    7

    Mauritius

    1100 - 1230 hrs

    8

    Nepal

    1245 - 1415 hrs

    9

    Rwanda

    0900 - 1030 hrs

    10

    Sri Lanka

    1230 - 1400 hrs

    11

    Tanzania

    1000 - 1130 hrs

    12

    Uganda

    1000 - 1130 hrs

    13

    Zambia

    0900 - 1030 hrs

    Shift-1 Ind-SAT 2020 Examination for UG, Candidates from following countries

    S No

    Country

    Test Time (local time)

    1 Indonesia 1400 - 1530 Hrs
    2 Bangladesh 1300 - 1430 Hrs
    3 India 1230 - 1400 Hrs
    4 Nepal 1245 - 1415 Hrs
    5 Mauritius 1100 - 1230 Hrs

    Shift-2 Ind-SAT 2020 Examination for UG, Candidates from following countries

    S No

    Country

    Test Time (local time)

    1 Bhutan 1600 - 1730 Hrs
    2 Ethiopia 1300 - 1430 Hrs
    3 Kenya 1300 - 1430 Hrs
    4 Rwanda 1200 - 1330 Hrs
    5 Sri Lanka 1530 - 1700 Hrs
    6 Tanzania 1300 - 1430 Hrs
    7 Uganda 1300 - 1430 Hrs
    8 Zambia 1200 - 1330 Hrs

An IndSat support/Help Desk has been created. Candidates facing difficulty are requested to address their difficulty faced or help required and same shall be addressed. Contact us at

URL: https://outlook.office.com/mail/ & email ID as support.sii@nta.ac.in,

Please be careful, this test is remotely invigilated by a proctor. If you do not adhere to the instructions, rules and regulations, the invigilator has a right to terminate your test

IND-SAT MOCK TEST LINKS

All the candidates from the countries Bangladesh, Bhutan, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Nepal, Rwanda, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia, who have given submitted their SII Application before 30th April 2020, on the portal are eligible to take the Ind-SAT Mock test and Ind-SAT 2020 Examination.

Ind-SAT Mock test is scheduled for 27th May 2020. And the links will only be active on 27th May 2020. All the eligible candidates can take the Mock test on 27th May 2020, anytime between 0800 - 2300hrs (IST). Below are the links for the Ind-SAT Mock test-

Link of the Ind-SAT 2020 Examination i.e. scheduled on 30th May 2020, will be shared shortly after the completion of Ind-SAT Mock test.

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