SAT 2020 Examination: How to Register

The SAT is an important exam as most universities require SAT scores to evaluate your admission application. This exam is mainly written by students wanting to pursue an undergraduate course in the US, Canada, etc. The SAT exam assesses the written, verbal and mathematical skills. In 2016, a New SAT format was introduced.

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Types of SAT

SAT exam is of two types:

SAT – The SAT exam evaluates the candidate’s reading, writing, and mathematics skills. This exam is 3 hours and 45 minutes long. Most students start their preparations in class 11 and appear for the exam in class 12. SAT exam chiefly tests the skills learnt in school.

Subject Test – Subject Tests are for one hour and tests the candidate’s knowledge of the subject chosen. The subjects include English, History, Mathematics, Science, and Foreign Languages. Not all colleges ask for the Subject Test scores so it is vital to find out the admission requirements of the college before appearing for SAT.

SAT Eligibility

There are no distinct eligibility criteria for SAT. You should ideally be in high school to appear for this exam.

How to register for SAT online?

Step 1: Go to the official website: and create your profile

Step 2: Once you have successfully created your profile, enter your personal details.

Step 3: Create your student profile

  • Give your high school details.
  • Give your academic details.
  • Relevant extracurricular activities.
  • College-level details: College type, college size, majors.

Step 4: Pick a suitable Test Date and Test Center that is close to your place

Step 5: Upload your picture.

Step 6: Pay the stipulated exam fees using either your credit card or PayPal.

Other ways of registering for the SAT Exam:

Register by Mail

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

Test Centers for SAT Exam

The SAT exam is conducted in New Delhi, Bangalore, Calcutta, Cochin, Pune, Mussoorie, Kodaikanal, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chennai. There are multiple test centres in these cities.

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