SAT Registration
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SAT Registration

RARachit Agrawal
Updated OnJul 11, 2020

SAT Registration

SAT is an entrance exam for admission to colleges and universities. SAT means Scholastic Assessment Test, which is administered by the College Board.  The SAT exam evaluates the written, verbal and mathematical skills of each candidate. The format of the exam is multiple-choice and it is paper-pen based. The total time limit of the SAT exam is 3hrs and 50mins which includes an optional essay section. The highest score for the SAT exam is 1600 and the average score is 1060. 

How to register?

SAT exam is conducted 5 times every year outside U.S. and 7 times every year in the U.S. The registration can be done throughout the year. The deadline has to be followed for booking an upcoming date of the test. There is no eligibility for how to register the SAT exam, though any child under the age of 12 years can only register by mail. There are two processes for how to register for the SAT exam – online and by mail. This is the process for how to register by mail.

  • Take the SAT Student Registration Booklet from a counselor or College Board.
  • Fill the application form with basic details such as name, sex, current board high school code, photo, date of birth and mailing address.
  • Then choose the test day, type and write the center code and mention the test fees.
  • Mail the form along with a cheque or money order of total fee using the registration envelope.
  • The mailed form will be directed to the regional offices by the local representative of the SAT in India. 

SAT Registration Dates

The SAT exam dates are held internationally in October, December, March, and May. The subject tests of SAT exam dates are held in the month of October, November, December, May, and June. Sunday testing is not available in India and a valid passport or Aadhar card is required for giving the exam. The SAT Registration dates follow a deadline of 11:59 p.m. as per the Eastern Time, U.S. The SAT registration dates and the deadlines need to be focused as no late registration is accepted for International students.

Test Date

SAT Available

Early Registration via Representative

Registration Deadline

Deadline for changes

March 14, 2020

Yes

January 29, 2020

February 14, 2020

March 3, 2020

May 2, 2020

Yes

March 18, 2020

April 3, 2020

April 21, 2020

June 6, 2020

Yes

April 22, 2020

May 8, 2020

May 27, 2020

SAT Registration Fee

The SAT registration fee is only accepted by credit card or PayPal and cheque and money order should only be drawn for U.S. banks otherwise it will be rejected. Cash is strictly prohibited for the SAT registration fee. The basic fee for the exam is $49.50 - $64.50 but it varies based on the countries. Indian applicants would have to pay around $113.5 with an essay or $98.5 without an essay. As per Indian rupees, it comes around to be Rs.6996 – Rs.8062 per application.

Fee format –

  • SAT registration fee without essay - $49.50
  • SAT registration fee with essay - $64.50
  • Non-U.S. Regional Fees - $49

SAT Registration Online

SAT registration online can be done simply by accessing the www.collegeboard.org. SAT registration online can be done only if the candidate is above 12 years of age. The candidate will be required to submit their high school details, extra-curricular details, and other academic details. The test center and the test date has to be chosen by the candidate. 

Steps for SAT Registration Online –

  1. Visit www.collegeboard.org and create an account.
  2. Submit your personal details.
  3. Create your student profile by giving the academic, high-school and extra-curricular details.
  4. Select the test center and date accordingly.
  5. Upload your picture and pay the fees using a credit card or PayPal.

FAQs

Q. How do I register for the SAT?

SAT registration is done through four stages –

  1. Create an account on www.collegeboard.org.
  2. Fill-up the application form.
  3. Select the test center and date.
  4. Pay the necessary changes.

Q. When can I register for SAT 2020?

Registration can be done anytime before the deadline mentioned in www.collegeboard.org website. The deadline for registration is 11:59 p.m. Eastern time, U.S. Registration for SAT 2020 has already started.

Q. When can I register for the SAT?

There are no eligibility criteria for the SAT exam. So, anyone of any age with or without any qualification can register for the SAT. 

Q. How can I apply for SAT in India?

SAT can be registered in India through www.collegeboard.org. Candidates need to create a profile and fill-up the form. The fees can be paid through credit card, PayPal or online funds transfer. Every candidate needs to submit their passport or Aadhar card for applying for the SAT exam.

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Rachit Agrawal
Study Abroad Expert & Co-Founder @ AdmitKard
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.