SAT Exam Dates : Upcoming SAT Exam Dates and Late registrations

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Are you planning to apply to study abroad?

If you’re an Indian student you must be considering your SAT Exams. Most colleges and universities have it as a requirement for international students who are applying. But how do you balance this additional test alongside your boards, high school and all your other work? Easy, by planning ahead- and we’ve made this way easier for you by keeping track of all the most important SAT Exam Dates you need to know. Everything from SAT Exam Dates, Result Dates, How to Apply for the SAT and more.

What are the SAT Exam Dates?

The Scholastic Admission Test is a globally recognized standardized test taken by students applying to colleges and universities for bachelor’s programs. It is especially important for Indian students applying to universities abroad and is a prerequisite for admission to most American and Canadian colleges. If you plan on applying for university admission abroad, odds are you will probably be required to submit the SAT Scores so plan your application process well ahead of time to fit this into your schedule. 

The SAT is held multiple times throughout the year by the College Board, this is a comprehensive guide to the SAT Exam Dates for 2022 and the SAT Deadlines for 2022-2023, so you can prepare best for your future.

Upcoming SAT Exam Dates India 2022-23

These are the official confirmed and announced important dates for the SAT. These include SAT Exam Dates for the year 2022, SAT Registration Deadlines, SAT Result Dates and more for Indian students.

The SAT Exams are held 5 times a year in India in the months of March, May, August, October and December. This is lesser than the number of times it is held for US Students, and the tests have a larger gap between them, so knowing the dates can help you plan better.

All deadlines expire at 11:59 p.m. ET, U.S.

Exam DatesRegistration DeadlineDeadline for Changes 
01 Oct 202202 Sep 202220 Sep 2022
03 Dec 202203 Nov 202222 Nov 2022
11 Mar 202310 Feb 202328 Feb 2023
06 May 202307 Apr 202325 Apr 2023
03 Jun 202304 May 202323 May 2023
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SAT Result Dates 2022-23 for Indian Students

If you had taken your SATs in the year 2021, your results should have been released by now. This is a list of SAT Exam Dates and SAT Result Dates 2022 and all of the other SAT dates from the previous tests this year. This will also give you a frame of reference for what your SAT year will look like when it does come in terms of timelines and schedules.

SAT Exam DatesResult Date (Offline Tests)
Oct 1, 2022March 25, 2022
Nov 5, 2022May 20, 2022
Dec 3, 2022July 13, 2022
Mar 11, 2023Mar 24, 2023
May 6, 2023May 19, 2023
June 3, 2023June 16, 2023

Though in India, since the SAT Exams will go digital in 2023, the results can be expected within a few days. CollegeBoard shares your scores with your choice of Universities within 10 days of releasing the scores.

What is the SAT Exam Late Registrations? 

In case you are not able to meet application deadlines, there are late registration dates you can consider. These allow students to sign up after the initial registration period has closed.  Late registration follows the same process as regular registration but costs an extra $30 (in addition to the standard registration fees). SAT late registration isn’t available to international students however and has certain limitations like location choice, etc so for a student applying from India, it is important to meet the initial deadlines. 

Can I change my SAT Exam application?

Although international students aren’t allowed Late Registrations, they can make changes to their application by the aforementioned change deadlines. Depending on the type of change, there may be a fee to incur, but changing your date is generally cheaper than re-registering for the SAT on another day.

SAT Changes without fees include:

  • Name, Date of Birth, Gender
    Deadline: No later than 8 p.m. ET on the Monday five days prior to your test date.
  • Photo
    Deadline: Up to five days before the published test date.
  • Address, High School Information, Score Reports
    Deadline: Usually nine days after the day you took the test.

Changes to Test Date:

How to change your SAT test date?
Register for the new test date. Then, cancel the old registration to ensure that you get a seat on the test date that you want.

How much does changing your SAT Exam dates cost?

$25 to cancel before the regular change deadline or $35 to cancel after the regular change deadline through test day.

When do I have to change my SAT test date?

Exam DatesDeadline for Changes 
01 Oct 202220 Sep 2022
03 Dec 202222 Nov 2022
11 Mar 202328 Feb 2023
06 May 202325 Apr 2023
03 Jun 202323 May 2023
SAT Exam Dates

How to apply for the SAT Exam and choose SAT Exam Dates?

In order to choose your SAT Exam Date, you must meet the deadline for that specific date.  SAT registration deadlines fall approximately five weeks before each test date.
You can Register online on the College Board website. The application process usually takes 30 minutes, but can be started, paused and completed later.

  1. Decide which SAT Exam date you want to register for.
  2. Create your College Board account. (This must be done by you, not a parent or counsellor). 
  3. Fill out your application form, with your full legal name, birthdate and other information. It’s very important that this information matches that on your Photo ID (like your Passport, etc.)
  4. Choose a test centre location and the SAT Exam dates that work for you.
  5. Upload your photo (it must meet the specific requirements.)
  6. Check out and print your admissions ticket.

How to prepare for your SAT Exam Dates?

  1. Check your test centre timings for your SAT Exam dates.
    Arrive at the centre early, and monitor closing timings to make sure your centre is operating and open.
  2. Bring the essentials.
    – Your Admissions Ticket
    – Your Photo ID (that meets requirements)
    – No. 2 Pencils
    – A clear calculator
    – A Face Covering
  3. Rest up.
    The night before your SATs get some rest instead of last-minute cramming, the SAT process is long and you will have a long day ahead of you.

FAQs- SAT Exam Dates in India

What Photo ID is approved for the SAT in India?

– a valid passport with your name, photograph, and signature,
– or a valid Aadhaar card with your name and photograph.

The only exception to this policy is a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Common Access Card (CAC), which may be used instead of a passport.

Is Sunday Testing available in India?

There is no Sunday Testing available for the SAT in India.

Why won’t I be allowed to take the SAT?

– The information on your admission ticket doesn’t match your Photo ID.
– The Photo doesn’t meet the requirements
– You submitted registration changes after the deadline.
– You cancelled your test registration before test day.

What if I’m sick on my SAT exam date?

You must wear a face covering (mask) for your SAT exam. You will be asked about your health prior to entering the testing facility. If you are sick on the test day, stay home. You won’t be charged a change or cancellation fee if you stay home due to illness.

Can I take the SAT exam online 2022?

As of now, the SAT is not available to be taken online. It is only offered as a physical in-person exam at approved testing centres by the college board. Although, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the college board did have plans to conduct online SATs in Fall 2020 in which in-person testing wasn’t possible, but this never saw fruition as they later announced in July 2020 that all upcoming SATs would be held in-person only.

The College Board is rumoured to be considering an online version of the test but has not confirmed the same officially.

How often is the SAT exam held in India?

The SAT Exam is conducted 5 times a year in India by the College Board.  The SAT exams are held in the months of March, May, August, October and December in India. This is a fewer number of times than it is held for US Students, and the tests have a larger gap between them because of the lesser frequency, so knowing the dates can help you plan better. 

Do all students need to take the SAT?

The SAT is a marker of your ability that is recognized worldwide because it has an international benchmark. Many universities need it to see how you compare to other global applicants but there are some alternatives you can explore to achieve the same goal. Another universally recognized display of skill is work experience, be it an internship, mentorship or program- work experience acts as tangible proof of your ability. 

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