SAT stands for- Scholastic Aptitude Test, now simply the SAT® . SAT is an internationally acclaimed entrance exam administered for selecting candidates for undergraduate courses in the US and other countries. The test is intended to assess students’ readiness for college. The SAT is designed to be aligned with high school curricula, as the questions reflect more closely what students learn in high school. Each year, SAT is taken by over three million aspirants on a global scale. The SAT Test 2018 is conducted internationally in the months of October, December, March, May, and June (SAT Subject test). The SAT Test Dates for the US candidates are scheduled in the months of May, June, August, October, November, December, and March. The College Board® is the conducting authority founded in 1900 is composed of more than 6,000 schools, colleges, universities and other educational organizations.

SAT Registration, Fee and Testing time

Two methods which are widely used to register for SAT 2018 are Online and via Mail. Although registering online is the quickest and the most convenient way to apply for SAT test, prospective test takers need to register by mail ONLY if they are below 13 years of age.

One can take up to three SAT Subject Tests on a single test date by paying $26. For every additional subject, test takers need to add $22 (Except Language Tests with Listening). The cost of the SAT test with and without Essay are $64.50 and $47.50 respectively.

All test centres across the globe open at 7:45 am and doors close at 8 am. unless otherwise mentioned on the admission ticket. Candidates are not allowed to enter once test starts under any circumstances. If one is late or absent on test day, he/she has the option to re-schedule. SAT Testing commences between 8:30 and 9 am.

What is SAT Score Structure and Validity

SAT Scores: The total SAT score ranges between 400-1600. The Evidence-Based Reading and Writing Section score ranges between 200–800 and the Mathematics section is scored on a 200 to 800-point scale. Finally, the optional essay is scored on the scale between 2 to 8. There is no composite SAT Essay score to be precise, the three scores are not added together and there are no percentiles provided by the conducting body.

Validity: SAT scores are valid for five years from the date of the test. Test takers can request a Question-and-Answer Service up to five months after their respective test dates.


The SAT I (General SAT) measures Verbal, Mathematical and Writing skills. The test intends to primarily aid Undergrad Schools to assess the potential of the applicants for advanced study. Universities in the US, while inviting applications from prospective students, ask for SAT I scores.

The SAT II (Subject SAT) are designed to measure a student’s knowledge and skills in particular subject areas, as well as his ability to apply that knowledge. Students who want to apply to the Top 15-20 universities in the US are required to take SAT Subject Test. The SAT II is a set of more than 20 different tests focusing on specific disciplines such as English, History and Social Sciences, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, and Foreign Languages.


The test is open to all interested candidates nationwide who which to further their education at top 15-20 universities in the USA.


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