SAT Registration 2022: Check Application Process, Eligibility, Dates, Fees


Piyush Kohli

Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert

For all the students seeking admission to undergraduate or Bachelors's courses in the US or Canada, SAT is an important exam as most universities there require SAT scores to assess your profile. SAT Registration can be done through online and offline modes. SAT exam evaluates your written, verbal and mathematical skills. Earlier, we have discussed, SAT exam fees in India, SAT test dates, and SAT test centers. Usually, SAT registration is done through online mode. If the candidates are not able to get any information while doing SAT registration process they can pause it and finish it later. In this article, we will inform you of everything about SAT Registration in India. Below we have mentioned SAT registration online step-by-step. In 2016, New SAT format was introduced. Read: Essential SAT Tips and Strategies

Types of SAT

SAT exam is of two types:

SAT – The SAT exam tests the knowledge of reading, writing, and math — subjects that are taught every day in high schools. It is a 3 hour 50 minutes long test. Most students start preparing for the SAT while studying in class 11 and take the exam in class 12. SAT doesn’t test logic or abstract reasoning; it tests the skills students learn at school, which are important and will stay with the student for a lifetime.

Subject Test – Subject Tests are hour-long, content-based tests that allow students to showcase achievement in specific subject areas where they excel. These tests are in the following areas:  English, History, Mathematics, Science, and Foreign Languages. Some colleges might ask students to take subject tests or might not. Students should research properly to determine whether the colleges they are applying to require subject tests as part of the application.

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SAT Eligibility

There are no particular eligibility criteria for SAT. You need to be an enrolled high school student, with the intent of applying to foreign undergraduate universities.

How to register for SAT online 2022?

Step 1: Visit College Board's official website: and create your account.

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Step 2: After successfully creating your College Board account, give your personal details.

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Step 3: Create your student profile.

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

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Step 4: Select Test Date and Test Center

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Step 5: Upload your picture.

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Step 6: Pay the SAT test fee using a credit card or PayPal.

Other ways of registering for the SAT Exam:

Register by Mail

Apart from online SAT registration, aspirants can also register through mail-in India. Below mentioned the process of SAT registration 2022 by mail in India.

  • You first need ‘The Student Registration Guide for the SAT and SAT Subject Tests’, which is available at schools.
  • The guide includes a registration form and a return envelope.
  • The form needs to be sent along with a demand draft.
  • The local representative of the SAT in India is the USIEF. The mailed forms will be directed to their regional office.

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SAT Reschedule Fee

Aspirants looking to change their SAT test date in India are required to pay $30 extra.

Date/Test Centre Change Fee


Late Registration Fee


Register by Phone


Waitlist Fee


SAT Cancellation Fee

Aspirants looking for SAT cancellation fees in India should know that canceling the SAT test would be costly, no matter how soon you cancel the test you will not be receiving a full refund. You need to call at least 5 days before the SAT test date to receive a refund of $10. It does not matter whether you have booked a slot for just SAT test or SAT with Essay, you will only receive a partial refund.

Test Centers for SAT Exam

The SAT exam is conducted at the test centres in the following cities: New Delhi, Bangalore, Calcutta, Cochin, Pune, Mussoorie, Kodaikanal, Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Chennai. Please note that these cities have multiple test centres.

SAT Registration FAQs

All your queries related to the SAT and SAT Registration are answered in the below SAT frequently asked questions.

Q. What all is required to register for the SAT?

A. You need your academic details, high school details, a valid photo ID, one photo, a credit card to pay the SAT test fee, or pay using PayPal.

Q. How to register for SAT?

A. Please check the above article and follow the steps for SAT registration.

Q. How to fill the SAT registration form?

A. Step 1: Visit the College Board official website

Step 2: Create your account

Step 3: Submit all the required details

Step 4: Choose which exam you want to give along with your nearest test center

Step 5: Upload your clear photograph

Step 6: Pay the application fee

Q. Why SAT is important?

A. SAT scores are required to take admission to colleges in the USA and Canada. Now, several colleges in India have also started using SAT scores as entry criteria for giving admission to undergraduate courses.

Q. Can SAT test be taken at home?

A. No, SAT can't be taken at home, candidates need to register for it and book a slot and need to go to the test center to attempt it.

Q. Do colleges prefer SAT or ACT?

A. There is no preference by colleges when it comes to selecting students based on their entrance/standardized test marks. This is a myth that good colleges prefer SAT over the ACT, however, universities accept both standardized tests.

Q. Is SAT easier than ACT?

A. There is no simple answer to the question of which one of the tests is easy. It depends on your skills in reading, writing, math, and science. A better way to approach this is to try practice tests of both the exams and decide which will be a better exam for you for getting high scores.

Q. What kind of Math is there in the SAT?

A. The Math test in SAT is divided into four areas Algebra, Advanced Math, Problem Solving, and Additional Topics in Math.

Q. Can anyone score a 0 on the SAT?

A. The total score comprises an Evidence-based reading and writing score and a score of the Math section. The lowest SAT score is 400.

Q. What SAT score is required to get into Ivy League colleges?

A. SAT score required by Ivy League universities.


SAT score

Yale University


Princeton University


Dartmouth College


Brown University


Harvard University


Cornell University


Columbia University


University of Pennsylvania (UPENN)


Q. What is a Score choice?

A. Score choice allows candidates to report their best scores as many colleges accept the highest scores of every section like highest reading, highest math, and highest writing scores, so, it benefits test takers and improves their chances of securing admission.

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is only sat enough for adimission in usa universities ?
or any other exams should we write?

Reply to chanikya

Please, Can I apply for the SAT Exam from countries like Nigeria? And Please what are the application processes and requirement?



Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert


Hi Franklin, please check the official College Board website and learn whether one can take the SAT from Nigeria. Also, refer to the below URL and check out the eligibility and registration process.

Which SAT exam whether SAT with essay or without essay is required for admission in IPM at IIM Indore



Rahul SinghaStudy Abroad Expert


Hello Shreyasi. You can check out the admission requirements for IIM Indore here:


Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert


Hi Shreyasi, please go through the below URL and check out the entry requirements for IPM at IIM Indore:


Asif Ali


Hello sir, i have problem with SAT date. June 4th SAT exam date is for indian student or it's only for U.S student, beacuse in SAT website it's given that June 4th SAT exam date is for only U.S .

Reply to Asif Ali


Piyush KohliStudy Abroad Expert


Hi Asif, currently, 4th-June is for students planning to take the exam in US. Please check the test dates for SAT in India:


bharti negi


Can a student who is not registered with any school in india give sat? And after scoring a good sat score will he get a university without ever entering a indian school?

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