What is ASAT?

ASAT is a comprehensive assessment program specifically for Year 5/6 students who will sit the Selective High School Placement Test. It prides distinction among other practice exams in producing up-to-date questions and implementing exam information upgrades parallel to that of the actual tests. ASAT is developed and conducted by Pre-Uni New College. For the information about the Selective High School Placement Test, please visit the NSW Department of Education website.

What are the benefits?

Participation in ASAT provides an opportunity for students to gain a measure of their current achievement level under the same exam conditions as actual Selective High School Placement Test. It is greatly help parents select or review suitable school choices for their selective high schools applications.

How are the ASAT results reported?

All candidates receive their ASAT outcome report by email usually 2 weeks after the test. The report contains students’ test performance bands, overall rank as well as other information about averages and levels in the skills compared with the rest of the candidates.


The 33rd ASAT Information

Who can register
The registration is open to Year 6 students who will sit the NSW selective high school placement test on 9th May 2024.
Test Date
Sunday, 7th April 2024
Test Session
9am – 12:30pm OR 1:30pm – 5:00pm
Test Format
Paper-based tests
Test Result
Parents can expect to receive their test outcome advice email on 21st April 2024. The email will include a download link for accessing their child's outcome report.
Test centre locations
  • Strathfield Area
  • Rydalmere Area
  • Pennant Hills Area
  • Moorebank Area
  • Details of test centres will be announced as soon as they are confirmed
Test Structure

The ASAT consists of four sections of tests and is structured as follows:

Multiple choice
Mathematical reasoning
Multiple choice
Thinking skills
Multiple choice
Open response

Test Registration

How to Register
  • 33rd ASAT online registration is closed now.
  • Registration Fee
    • $90 per appilicant (non-refundable)
    • Extra surcharge will be applied to online payments.
    Registration deadline
    • Registration will close at any time when all seats are fully booked.
    Condition of Registration
    • If there is a situation where the paper tests are not feasible due to unexpected events such as, non-operational test venue or health & safety issues, students will take the tests online in their home.
    • The test time may be subject to change depending on the number of participants in each test session and venue.
    • Students and parents cannot request to view any test questions.
    • NO test review session or service in any form.
    • NO REFUND and NO CREDIT for cancellation.

    What students say.

    2022 Selective High School Placement Test High Achievers Interview

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