Manya ACT Preparation Courses

All About ACT

ACT is a standardized test widely used for Undergrad admissions in the United States and a few other countries. ACT or SAT score is a key component in the application process for many colleges. ACT and SAT are equally accepted by all the colleges in US, with a few rare exceptions. The purpose of the test is to measure college readiness of the students and to measure all students under one roof. ACT is the owned and administrated by ACT, a non-profit organization of the same name.

What is tested on the ACT?
ACT is a computer based test, outside US. ACT has 4 main tests English, Math, Reading and Science. ACT also includes an optional Writing (Essay) section.

English test on the ACT is passage based which tests grammar, punctuation, sentence structure and rhetorical skills. Reading test has 4 passages based on prose fiction, social studies, humanities, and natural sciences. Math test mainly tests Algebra, Arithmetic, Data analysis, some Geometry and Trigonometry. Science test, tests comprehension and data interpretation based on science passages; science knowledge is not required for this test.

ACT Structure:

Section Questions Duration Score Range
English 75 multiple choice questions 45 minutes 1 to 36
Math 60 multiple choice questions 60 minutes 1 to 36
Break 10 minutes
Reading 40 multiple choice questions 35 minutes 1 to 36
Science 40 multiple choice questions 35 minutes 1 to 36
Break 5 minutes
Writing 1 prompt 40 minutes 1 to 36

ACT duration is close to 4 hours including the breaks. The composite score for the ACT ranges from 1 to 36 which is the average of English, Math, Reading and Science test scores. Essay score is not part of the composite score.

How Manya Education can Help You Ace ACT

Manya Education ACT Prep comes with most updated, comprehensive ACT study materials, based on the deliberate analysis of our Uber trainers. Get trained by our expert instructors, who have gone through certification training, and are experienced to help you meet your needs for ACT preparation. Here at Manya you can get your target score with the help of the best ACT coaching with a personalized study plan, student portal, practice tests, detailed score report, refreshers, and much more. Manya’s satisfaction guarantee ensures you are 100% satisfied with the ACT preparation to achieve the target score.

Manya Education offers you ACT prep programs as face to face classroom sessions and live online sessions. We provide ACT coaching in an omnichannel way, which means the classroom program is aligned to the online program in terms of coaching duration, bag of goods, value added services, etc which enables you to shift to online to classroom and vice versa at any point of time during the course.

The Best Instructors

Expert instructors certified by The Princeton Review

Exclusive Recommendation Engine

Customized learning based on your performance on drills and quizzes

Simulated tests

4 scheduled proctored practice tests to gain authentic test experience

Unique Satisfaction Guarantee

If you’re not 100% satisfied with your course, we’ll let you repeat the program for free*

Manya ACT Preparation Program

ACT Blend

Self-learning with Instructor led 8 doubt clearing sessions

ACT Customized

Individualized tutoring with flexible timings for those students who want focused attention.

ACT Self Paced

ACT self-paced learning on Manya – The Princeton Review Platform

Our Top ACT Achievers

  • 34
  • Jashoda Priya Srivastava
  • Delhi | STX192004E0013
  • 33
  • Atthin Chandrashekhar
  • Chennai | TNR192006E0061
  • 33
  • Vansh Arora
  • Delhi | STX181904E0027
  • 30
  • Devika Goyal
  • Delhi | STX192004E0014


What is the ACT?

The ACT is a standardized test used for Undergrad admissions in the United States and in many other countries. The purpose of the ACT is to measure a high school student’s readiness for college, and provide colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants.
ACT has four tests, English, Mathematics, Reading, Science and an optional writing test. In India, ACT is a computer based test.

How do I register for the ACT?

Login to international page. Create an account and register for the ACT.

How is the ACT scored?

Each of the four ACT tests (English, Math, Reading and Science) is scored on a scale of 1 to 36 with one point increment.

The composite ACT score is the average of the four test scores. If the average comes to be a decimal then it is rounded up to the nearest whole number.

The writing test score ranges from 2 to 12.

ACT Score report have STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) score on a scale of 1 to 36, which represents the overall performance of the student on the science and math tests.

ACT Score report also have ELA (English, Language, Arts) score on a scale of 1 to 36, which represents the overall performance of the student on the English, Reading and Writing tests.

How long does the ACT test last?

The ACT is 2 hours and 55 minutes long. If you choose to take the ACT with Essay, the test will be 3 hours and 35 minutes long.

What is the ACT registration fee in India?

For 2019-2020, registration fee for the ACT without writing test is $150 and ACT with writing is $166.50

ACT Trending Articles

GRE/ GMAT/ SAT/ ACT/ IELTS – How to Prepare for these Exams during COVID

CoViD-19: Worldwide Response CoViD-19 or the coronavirus disease has been officially declared a pandemic by the World ... Read More >