Updated on - November 12th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal


SAT Exam Dates 2019

SAT is the Scholastic Assessment Test which has to be taken by the students who are seeking admission in undergraduate schools. The SAT exam is conducted seven times every year. Generally, the test is in the months of January, March, May, June, October, November, and December. It tests mathematical, verbal and writing powers of a high school student. In 2019, the test will take place on March 9, May 4, June 1. If a student is seeking admission in a particular course, one can appear for SAT Subject Tests. The candidate can also write both the exams. The exams should not be scheduled for the same date. There are several subjects in which SAT subject test can be taken on. Subject Test can be taken in Mathematics, Sciences, Literature, History, and Foreign Languages. One student can opt for more than one subject at a time.

SAT Test Dates and Deadlines for 2019



Deadline for


Late Deadline for

Registration (via Mail)

Late Deadline for registration through

Online/Phone Registrations

March 9

February 8

February 19

February 27

May 4

April 5

April 16

April 24

June 1

May 3

May 14

May 22


SAT Result Dates

Note: The result dates are tentative.

SAT Result Dates

SAT Test Date

March 29: Multiple-choice scores

March 31: SAT Essay scores

March 6, 2019

March 22: Multiple-choice scores

March 24: SAT Essay scores

March 9, 2019

April 19: Multiple-choice scores

April 21: SAT Essay scores

March 27, 2019

May 2:  Multiple-choice scores

May 5: SAT Essay scores

April 9, 2019

May 16: Multiple-choice scores

May 19: SAT Essay scores

April 23, 2019

May 17: Multiple-choice scores

May 19: SAT Essay scores will be available.

May 4, 2019

July 10: Multiple-choice scores

July 14: SAT Essay scores

June 1, 2019

September 7: Multiple-choice scores

September 9: SAT Essay score.

August 25, 2019

October 19:  Multiple-choice scores

October 21: SAT Essay scores

October 6, 2019

November 2: Multiple-choice scores

November 4: SAT Essay scores

October 10, 2019

November 16: Multiple-choice scores

November 18: SAT Essay scores

November 3, 2019

December 14: Multiple-choice scores

December 16: SAT Essay scores

December 1, 2019




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:

Online: Register online here.

On phone: (888) 728-4357. Students who are retaking the test should only register by phone.

By mail: There are certain conditions for registering by mail check them here.


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 :

Score range: 400-1600.

No negative marking for incorrect answers

Two sections: Mathematics and Evidence-Based Reading & Writing

Essay is optional

Decreased focus on grammar and vocabulary.


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.


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Rachit believes in the power of education and has studied from the top institutes of IIIT Allahabad, IIM Calcutta, and Francois Rabelias in France. He has worked as Software Developer with Microsoft and Adobe. Post his MBA, he worked with the world's # 1 consulting firm, The Boston Consulting Group across multiple geographies US, South-East Asia and Europe.