SAT Exam Dates

SAT Exam Dates

SAT exam is a mandatory test to take to seek an undergraduate degree overseas. Two different versions of the SAT exam i.e., SAT1 and SAT2 are available for the students to choose as per the requirement of their bachelor’s program. The major SAT1 and SAT2 difference lie in the purpose behind taking the test. SAT is available for 7 times in a year and candidates are free to choose amongst the prescribed dates. Read our exclusive blogs on SAT exam dates to know about all the available options!

Exam Name Scholastic Assessment Test
Official Website
Courses Offered UG Courses in UK and Canada
Conducted by The College Board
Mode of Exam Written
Score Range 400-1600

Covid Alert

Due to Covid-19, many test centres are filing students with less than full capacity. Before you register for the SAT exam, make sure to check the availability of slot in the test centre. If there is no centre close to you, you can choose the option of ‘Let the College Board find a seat near me’. Possibly, test centres can reduce or cancel the capacity of students in their location on short notice. In such a case, students will be informed on their email address that you must regularly check.

Latest Update

As per the announcement made by College Board dated 19th Jan 2021, the essay section in SAT has been exempted. This order shall be applicable from June 2021 onwards administration. The Collegeboard has decided to conduct SAT in the online mode so that students can take the exam from any part of the world ensuring health safety. 

SAT Exam Dates 2021

Given below are the important SAT dates for the upcoming SAT exam in 2021, have a look:

Test Date SAT General Test SAT Subject Test Registration Deadline Result
May 8, 2021 Available Not Available 8 April 2021 26 May 2021
June 5, 2021 Available Not Available 6 May 2021
August 28, 2021 Available Not Available June 29, 2021 10 September 2021
October 2, 2021 Available Not Available 3 September 2021 15 October 2021
November 6, 2021 Available Not Available Tentative Tentative
December 4, 2021 Available Not Available 5 November 2021 17 December 2021

Note: The College Board has announced the discontinuation of the SAT Subjects and the SAT Essay.

Anticipated Exam Dates for 2022-23

Date Test
August 27, 2022 SAT/ SAT Subject
October 2, 2022 SAT/ SAT Subject
November 5, 2022 SAT/ SAT Subject
December 3, 2022 SAT/ SAT Subject
March 11, 2023 SAT/ SAT Subject
May 6, 2023 SAT/ SAT Subject
June 3, 2023 SAT/ SAT Subject

How to Register for SAT?

Timely registration for the SAT exam is an important step in your journey of getting into your dream university. As soon as you begin to prepare for the SAT exam, you must register to get your exam scheduled on your desired date out of all the SAT exam dates available. Before you begin with the registration, research about SAT1 and SAT2 differences as well as the score of which variant is required for the course you desire to study. If you are opting for SAT1, check whether an essay is a requirement or not. For those who are choosing SAT2, ponder upon the subject you will select. You can follow the below-listed steps for successful registration of the exam:

  • Visit the official website of the College Board.
  • Fill in all your required details carefully.
  • Upload your latest and clear photograph.
  • Choose whether you want to be enrolled in the College Board Student Search Service or not
  • Once you have filled in the exact details, you will be asked to pay the registration fee of the exam which is $104 [INR 7,700*] *includes the Regional Fee
  • After successful payment of the application form, take a print out of the admit card required for the exam day.

How to Prepare for the SAT?

Mentioned below are some of the best ways and methods to prepare for the SAT. You can have a look here:

  • Get Familiar With The Pattern Of SAT
  • Learn Mental Maths
  • Read Nonfiction
  • Attempt Mixed Practice Tests
  • Revise Quickly During Your Breaks
  • Reading chapters from a SAT study guide
  • Revising your vocabulary for the exam
  • Practice mental maths
  • Take tips from friends and family who qualified the SAT.
  • Work On Your Weak Points
  • Don Not Mug!
  • Revise Your Grammar
  • Set A Score Goal

Test Day Prep 

On the SAT exam date, make sure you get up with a free mind and try not to worry about studying. Have a healthy breakfast and timely leave for the exam centre. Make sure you reach the exam centre at least half an hour prior to the exam time. Do not forget to submit all your belongings like a tablet, mobile phone, or any other electronic device as your entry with such items will be forbidden. Only carry the essential documents and belongings inside the examination hall. Let’s us have a look at some necessary things you must carry on your dates: 

  • Admit card with a photo ID
  • Erasers with two number 2 pencils 
  • A wristwatch with all the alarms silenced
  • One approved calculator with extra batteries 
  • A snack or drink for the exam 
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We hope that this blog about SAT exam dates has helped you in selecting the ideal date. SAT is a highly competitive exam, thus, it is important to get a charming score. Enrol into interactive online sessions by Leverage Edu and attain your dream score. Hurry up for free demo sessions.

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