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Suneung CSAT – Korean College Entrance Exam

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Suneung – College Scholastic Ability Test (CSAT) is a Korean College Entrance Exam taken by Korean high school students for getting admission into their desired colleges for higher education. This exam is also known as Korean SAT Exam or Suneung in the Korean Language locally.

The Korean CSAT is a nationwide entrance test for college admission in Korea. Every Year, thousands of high school students and foreign students appear for CSAT hoping to get admission to Top Korean Colleges.

The CSAT tests the students’ Scholastic ability to perform in their desired academics in a college. CSAT Exam is considered an important exam for high school students in Korea because only the performance in the CSAT exam will determine the college & course each will get admission to so it totally can decide the future of an individual.

Sunueng CSAT Subjects

The Suneung test consists of 5 subjects which are

  • Korean Language
  • Mathematics
  • English
  • Korean History/Social/Science/Career Exploration
  • Second Language/Chinese Characters

Suneung CSAT Exam Pattern

The exam consists of multiple-choice questions and short answers. The number of questions in each of the subjects is explained below.

SubjectNo of Questions
Korean 45
English – 45 questions (the first 17 are listening questions)45
Korean History, Social/Science/Career Exploration 20
Second Language/Chinese Characters30