SAT is an exam conducted for entrance into various colleges including most Ivy League colleges. The SAT dates for each academic year are dispersed all throughout the year. There are many SATs that students can appear for at different times of the year. Students seeking admission to undergraduate courses take SATs. There is no fixed limit as to how many times a particular student takes the exam. The results can be out anywhere between 2 to 8 weeks.
SAT scores are accepted by various colleges and are a standardized test that can be taken by students all over the world.
The full form of the SAT is the Scholastic Assessment Test. The name has gone through various changes throughout history.
SATs are held at different times of the year. The SAT registration for the desired date of the exam must be done in advance.
SAT exam dates are different for each year but in the same month.
For admissions in the academic year 2020- 21, the SAT exam dates 2019 are given below. Only candidates in the USA could take tests on all of these dates. All students outside of the USA could only take the test on 2 of the following dates.
For all students international to the US, the dates are the same. They can take the SATs held in October, December, March and May. For admission in 2020-21, the dates that Indian students can take SATs on are mentioned below. These are the days on which SAT subject tests cannot be taken by Indian/ International students.
The SAT registration dates generally close about a month before the exam date. Registration dates for exam dates in 2020 for admission in 2020 are given below.
SAT dates internationally are mostly the same as SAT dates in India with the only exception being the US. US students have 2-3 more dates to select from. Most dates are common for students all over the world.
For admission to colleges in the academic year 2020, the SAT 2020 dates are,
There are no official dates for 2020 exams held for admission in the academic year 2021-22.
However, as the dates fall on the first Saturday of fixed months, the dates can be estimated. So for admission in 2021-22, the dates falling in the year 2020 maybe,
1. What is the SAT?
The SAT is an examination administered by The College Board and considered to be the single most important test you take in high school. SAT is primarily used for the purpose of gaining admission to the undergraduate college.
2. I am below 13 years of age. Can I appear for the SAT?
Yes, you can appear for the SAT. You can register only by mail and must not attach any photograph.
3. When should I register for the SAT?
Register for the test when you think you are ready and have completed all assignments related to your course. Do not wait for more than 60 days after your course. The exam is conducted 7 times a year, so prepare thoroughly and appear for test.
4. How do I register for the SAT?
You can register for the SAT in 3 ways:
5. What is the cost to take the SAT exam?
The SAT generally costs around $46.00 or $60 (along with essay). A late fee of $29 is applicable if registered after the registration deadline.
6. How long does it take to get the scores?
The scores are generally mailed out within 4-6 weeks after you take the SAT test. You can keep an eye on them here.
7. What is Score Choice?
If you have taken the SAT multiple times, the Score choice allows you to choose which SAT and SAT Subject Test scores you would like to send to undergraduate colleges, with no additional cost. Click here to view the score-choice practices of different schools.
8. How many times can I take the SAT?
You can take the SAT exam as many times as you want. Colleges will only see the scores if you want to send them. Hence you can send them your highest scores out of all scores of received.
9. What is the ‘new SAT?’
The SAT was redesigned in March 2016 in the USA. Some of the key features are :
10. Who can take the SAT/ACT? (Eligibility)
People of all ages and grade are eligible to take the SAT. This includes students in grades 6, 7, 8, and 9 and high school graduates. There are no minimum age criteria.