Updated on - November 17th 2019 by Rachit Agrawal


SAT Test Centers in India

SAT test is conducted at nearly 53 institutes which are spread across 30 cities of India. One can opt for the center which is near his/her house. The test requires its aspirants to apply almost a month in advance. This technique is used as the number of applicants increases every year. Always submit the form on time and well within the deadline. If by some chance you cannot submit, there is an option for a late submission. Many ways to register for the test are available; such as online, via phone and through the mail. For more details, you can go through the registration information on the SAT exam. The test centers of SAT across India can be changed by applying some charge. However, if the student is absent on the test day then the student can change it by applying to the Administration but if the deadlines are passed then a fine is charged from the student.

List of SAT Test Centers in India

Following are the centers for the SAT in India.

  • Ahmadabad
  • Amritsar
  • Bangalore
  • Bhopal
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Chandigarh
  • Chennai
  • Cochin
  • Delhi NCR
  • Gujarat
  • Gurgaon 
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Telangana
  • Jaipur
  • Kodaikanal
  • Kolkata
  • Lucknow
  • Maharashtra, Pune
  • Mohali
  • Mumbai
  • Mussoorie
  • New Delhi
  • Ootacamund
  • Pune
  • Sohna Haryana
  • Surat
  • Trivandrum
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam


1. How many attempts are allowed for the SAT in one year?

The students can attempt the exam as many times they want. The exam is conducted 6 times a year, that is, January, May, June, October, November, December giving sufficient time to prepare for re-attempt in case the student wants.


2. Is SAT similar to ACT?

No, ACT and SAT are not similar in terms of exam pattern but they both are acceptable by the universities at the time of admission. ACT is based on Science-aptitude where as SAT is based on Mathematical, reading and writing aptitude of a student.


3. How can we register for SAT 2019?

The candidate should register before five weeks of the exam date. You can register using the online method or mail.  The most convenient method is an online application which is hassle-free and less time-consuming.


4. What is the process of registration for SAT?

The process of registration requires a thorough search of the selection criteria of the desired colleges. First of all gather information related to required qualifications in the college and select whether to give exam with Essay section or without it. Then, visit the official website of SAT and fill out all the personal details, attach the photograph and also select the time and location near you and then proceed to make the payment.


5. How can we send the SAT scores to the colleges?

You can send your SAT score either while registering for the exam or after the declaration of the results. The students can send four score reports which are free of cost within 9 days of registering and after that you have to pay $12 to send the score report to any desired college or university.


6. What is SAT point scale?

The exam has the total point scale of 1600 which divided among the two sections- Reading and Writing and Mathematical aptitude. Each of them ranges between 200 and 800 points. The average of 1050 is sufficient to clear the exam. The score of the Essay is always given separately on the scorecard.


7. What is the expected registration fee of SAT 2019?

For SAT with Essay, it is $64.50 and without it, it is $47.50. Additional $49 have to paid if you are not from the US, thus the registration fee for each subject is around $26.


8. What is the eligibility criterion for SAT 2019?

Any student who wishes to get enrolled in an undergrad school in the US or any other country can apply for the exam. There is no age limit barrier for SAT.


7. How to prepare for SAT 2019?

First of all, gather all important information related to the syllabus in SAT, and then make your time table. Solve as many practice sets as possible. A time duration of 10-12 weeks is more than sufficient to study all the concepts.


8. What is the maximum time duration allowed in SAT?

The students are given time duration of 3 hours to complete the exam. The time distribution for all the sections is – 80 minutes for Math aptitude, 45 minutes for Reading section and rest 35 minutes for Writing section. Additional 50 minutes are given to those who have selected the Essay section as well.


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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.