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Everything you need to know about SAT


Students applying to undergraduate programmes in well-known foreign countries like Canada, the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom take the widely recognised SAT exam. Candidates may take the SAT at one of the numerous ETS testing sites located across the nation. The SAT was developed and administered by the College Board. This test assesses the candidates' verbal, writing, and mathematical abilities. You can schedule your exam in advance by reading this page for information on SAT exam dates.

March, May, August, October, and December are when the SAT is given in India. The SAT exam is given seven times a year, but you must select an appropriate test day from the list of available dates. Choose one of the SAT test dates from the list provided if it will give you enough time to prepare. Candidates must complete their online registration by the deadlines specified.

Below, we've listed the SAT test dates for India in 2022, the SAT registration deadlines, the SAT change deadline, and the SAT test result dates.


SAT Test Registration Dates and Deadlines for 2022-23


SAT Test Date

Deadline for Registration

Changes and Regular Cancellation

Aug 27, 2022Jul 29, 2022
Oct 1, 2022Sep 2 2022
Dec 3, 2022Nov 3, 2022
Mar 11, 2023 (Digital)Feb 24, 2023
May 6, 2023 (Digital)Apr 21, 2023
June 3, 2023 (Digital)May 19, 2023


To provide time for overseas delivery, students who are taking the SAT electronically must register and request their device before the registration deadline. They must also borrow a device from College Board.


What are the anticipated international test dates for the 2023–24 school year?


For the 2023–24 academic year, College Board is currently scheduling the SAT weekend administration dates.


SAT Test Date and Results 2022


Test DateSAT Result Date

October 2, 2021

October 15, 2021

December 4, 2021

December 17, 2021

March 12, 2022

March 25, 2022

May 7, 2022

May 20, 2022


How to Register for SAT Exam?


Both online and postal registration is available for the SAT exam. Students must register on the College Board's official website in order to participate in the online process. Choose a test time and location, and then pay for the test online. At the same time, students who wish to register by mail must have a copy of "The Student Registration Guide for the SAT Subject Tests and SAT," which is available in schools. This handbook includes the registration form students must complete and submit to the regional USIEF office and a demand draught (United States India Educational Foundation). In addition to this, students may register for the exam after paying a late fee. The SAT dates must be checked by students before registering. You can sign up for the SAT exam in India in one of two ways:


Register Online


  • Create a student profile here
  • Choose a test date and test centre (Sunday testing or the option to choose a test centre closer to home is not offered)
  • You will receive an immediate registration confirmation
  • Pay the exam fee through a credit/debit card or online funds transfer.
  • Registration deadlines are typically about three to four weeks before a test date.
  • Late registration deadlines are typically about two to three weeks before the test date, and registering late will incur a late fee


Register by Mail


  • The Online Enrollment Guide for the SAT Subject Tests and SAT, which is accessible at schools, is first required.
  • An application form and a returning envelope are included with the handbook.
  • The form must be submitted with an invoice.
  • The USIEF is the SAT's regional agent in India. The paperwork will be delivered via mail to their regional office.


SAT Test Centres


The College Board administers the SAT exam, which is given at about 53 institutions distributed over 30 Indian cities. Since the test is only given once a month, there is still a delay in arranging test locations despite the vast coverage. Since there are more applicants each year, the test requires candidates to submit their applications roughly a month in advance.

When should you take the test?

The SAT exam is often taken on the 11th or 12th day of school. Plan your SAT exam so that you can bring your results with you when you are submitting applications.

How many times a candidate can take the SAT?

The SAT test is completely open-book; you are free to retake it as many times as you like. You must, however, pay the registration price each time you want to do it.

What is the SAT score?

The SAT is currently graded out of 1600 points following modifications in 2016. The evidence-based reading and writing sections each received a score of 400, while the math section is worth 800 points.

Is SAT exam difficult?

The SAT exam has a range of questions, from very simple to highly complex. 90% of students typically get easy questions right, but less than 30% of students usually get challenging questions right. To determine whether the SAT is challenging, one must become familiar with its format. Therefore, if you enjoy reading and are more interested in words, the Reading phase will go smoothly for you. Similarly, you must fully comprehend the pattern to determine whether or not you find it challenging.

Are candidates allowed to use a calculator during the SAT exam?

In certain parts, applicants may utilise calculators. Check out the types of calculators that the College Board permits because not all College Board calculators are permitted.