SAT 2020 Examination Dates

The SAT examination is a much sought after exam for admission into undergraduate courses, mainly in countries like Australia, Canada, USA, and the UK. This exam assesses the written, verbal and mathematical skills of the student. Apart from the general SAT Exam dates 2020 , the SAT Subject Test examines the understanding of a particular subject. Subjects include Mathematics, History, Sciences, Literature, and Foreign Languages. Students are free to appear for any number of subjects, s per their requirements or as specified by the institution.

SAT Test Dates and Deadlines for 2020

Test DateTest AvailableSAT Registration Deadline
March 14, 2020-SAT TestFebruary 14, 2020
May 2, 2020-SAT Subject Test
-SAT Subject Test
April 3, 2020
June 6, 2020-SAT Testn/a

2020-21 SAT Administration Dates (Expected)

Test DateTest Available
August 29, 2020-SAT Test
-SAT Test
October 3, 2020-SAT Test
-SAT Subject Test
December 5, 2020-SAT Test
-SAT Subject Test
March 13, 2021-SAT Test
May 8, 2021-SAT Test
-SAT Subject Test

2021-22 SAT Administration Dates (Expected)

Test DateTest Available
August 28, 2021SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
October 2, 2021SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
December 4, 2021SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
March 12, 2022SAT Test
May 7, 2022SAT Test
SAT Subject Test

2022-23 SAT Administration Dates (Anticipated)

Test DateTest Available
August 27, 2022SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
October 1, 2022SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
December 3, 2022SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
March 11, 2023SAT Test

May 6, 2023SAT Test
SAT Subject Test
June 3, 2023SAT Test

How to Register for SAT Exam?

To register for SAT exam there are two methods – online and via mail. In the online process, students have to first register themselves by creating a profile on the College Board’s official website. After this, they can pick a suitable test date, test centre and pay the application fees. To register via mail, a copy of the ‘The Student Registration Guide for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests’ which is available in schools is needed. The student can fill the registration form given in the guide and send it along with a demand draft to the regional office of USIEF (United States India Educational Foundation). Late registrations are also allowed but a late fee is applicable.

To register for the SAT in India, there are two ways:

Register Online

  • Create a student profile here
  • Pick a suitable test date and test center (Sunday testing or option to choose a test center closer to home is not offered)
  • You will get a registration confirmation
  • Pay the required exam fee using credit/debit card or online transfer.
  • Registration close about three to four weeks before a test date.
  • Late registration deadlines are allowed until two to three weeks before the test date with the payment of a late fee

Register by Mail

  • Ask for the ‘The Student Registration Guide for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests’, which is available at most schools.
  • Fill in the registration form and return envelope found in the guide.
  • Send the form with a demand draft.
  • The USIEF is the local representative of the SAT in India. The mailed forms will be sent to their regional office.

SAT Exam Online Score Release Date

Test DateDeadlinesOnline Score Release Date
June 1, 2019-Registration Deadline: May 3, 2019
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: May 22, 2019
July 10, 2019
October 5, 2019-Registration Deadline: September 6, 2019
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: September 24, 2019
October 18, 2019
November 2, 2019-Registration Deadline: October 3, 2019
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: October 22, 2019
November 15, 2019
December 7, 2019-Registration Deadline: November 8, 2019
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: November 26, 2019
December 20, 2019
March 14, 2020-Registration Deadline: February 14, 2020
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: March 3, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 2, 2020-Registration Deadline: April 3, 2020
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: April 21, 2020
May 15, 2020
June 6, 2020-Registration Deadline: May 8, 2020
-Phone/Online Late Registration Deadline: May 27, 2020
July 15, 2020

SAT Test Center

Established by the College Board, the SAT is held at over 53 institutes spread across 30 cities in India. Though there are so many institutes, these centres hold the exam only once a month. As the number of applications is steadily increasing, the candidate should apply at least one month ahead. Check out the list of SAT Test Centre Here.

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FAQs on SAT Exam

Q. When to Take the SAT?

A. It is important to choose the right time to give your SAT exam. Your selection should be based on the following factors.

Q. When Are Your College Application due?

A. This should be the top deciding factor. Candidates should sit for the SAT at least 8-10 months before sending the college applications to experience a smooth college application procedure. 

Q. Are You Applying for SAT Scholarships?

A. This is another important factor as these scholarship applications take a lot of time and paperwork. SAT scores are valid for 5 years, hence, you can apply for the SAT Scholarship using the same scores.

Q. How Many Times are you planning on taking the SAT?

A. The validity for your SAT Score is 5 years and you can appear for the SAT any number of times.  Hence, you can plan on taking the exam quite early and reappear for the exam in case you want a better score.

Q. How Much preparation time do you need?

A. Candidates who need a lot of time to complete their preparation process should schedule their exam accordingly. The SAT being an expensive exam, it is important to prepare well before booking for a slot.

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