The SAT is a standardized test extensively used for college admissions in the United States of America. It was introduced in 1926, since then its name and scoring pattern has changed quite a lot of times, being initially called the Scholastic Aptitude Test, then the name was changed to the Scholastic Assessment Test, and again it was renamed as the SAT Reasoning Test, and now just the SAT.The SAT is owned and governed by the College Board, a nonprofitable private organization in the United States of America. It is developed and administered by the Educational Testing Service on behalf of the College Board. The test is intended to determine a student’s keenness for college.SAT is further categorized into two types. One is the general SAT which analyze the subjects’ knowledge that student has gained during the schooling. Another one is SAT Subject Test to figure out a student’s expertise in an exceptional stream. This test is attempted by those students who want to pursue under-graduate course in Humanities, Biology, Physics, English Literature and Mathematics.The New pattern of SAT, which is due to be revised in 2016, takes 3 hours and 50 minutes to complete. The scores of the SAT range from 400 to 1600, amalgamating test results from two sections each of 800-point : Critical Reading, and Mathematics.



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Service More Information Fee
Registration score reports Four registration score reports are available up to nine days after the test date. $0
Additional score report request Additional score reports (outside of the above four), or score reports ordered outside of the above time period, are subject to this fee per report. $11.25
Rush order Rush reporting sends your score reports by first-class mail or electronically, depending on how each institution receives scores, normally within two business days after your score reporting order has been completed. Colleges may take additional time to retrieve or process your scores once they are received. The standard fee for additional score report requests applies to each score report you wish to include with your order. $31
Additional reports are $11.25
Scores by phone Scores by phone are released according to the same schedule as online scores. This service does not send scores to colleges any earlier.To get your score by phone, call Customer Service. You will need your test registration number (printed on your Admission Ticket), your birth date, a credit card number and the card’s expiration date. $15(per call)
Archived (older) scores order If you want to retrieve old test scores, you should request archived scores. You can request them by phone or mail. The standard fee for additional score report requests applies to each score report you wish to include with your order. $31
SAT Question-and-Answer Service* This service provides the test questions from the specified test you took, the correct answers, scoring instructions and a form you can use to order a copy of your answer sheet. $18
SAT Student Answer Service* This service provides a list of question types from the specified test you took; whether you answered the question correctly or incorrectly, or omitted the answer; and the level of difficulty. $13.50
Multiple-choice score verification Hand score verification is the most rigorous level of score verification. As such, it overrides other forms of score verification. If you order hand score verification, you will no longer see the full My SAT Online Score Report and you will not have access to the Student Answer Service or Question-and-Answer Service for your hand scored answer sheet.When hand scoring of a multiple-choice score is requested, your entire answer sheet will be manually reviewed – you cannot request verification of scores for a single section on the SAT or just one of several SAT Subject Tests taken on the same date. $55
Essay score verification This verification determines whether there was an error made in the scanning or processing of the essay scores assigned by essay readers. If an error is found, your adjusted score is automatically reported and your fee is refunded. $55

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Q. Why is the SAT important for college admissions?
A. Colleges and Universities use different criterion during the admission process, the SAT being one of them. The test score is an important parameter that institutions evaluate while processing your application for admission, in order to understand you better.
Q. Does admission to universities depend only on SAT® scores?
A. It is one of the various criteria that the admission council looks at. However, a good SAT® score does improve your chances of getting admission and financial aid.
Q. How do I register for the SAT®?
A. You can register online or by mail. The detailed information about registering for the SAT® can be found at
Q. What does the SAT test?
A. The SAT tests the skills you’re learning in school: reading, writing and math.
Q. How many times should I take the SAT?
A. One should be well prepared for the exam. Though there are no restrictions but taking it more than twice is not recommended because there’s no evidence that taking the SAT multiple times significantly changes your score.
Q. How many times is the SAT conducted every year?
A. 6 times (Jan, May, June, Oct, Nov, Dec). The test is generally conducted on the first Saturday of the month (except in the month of January, when it is taken on the last Saturday).
Q. How is the SAT scored?
A. SAT is scored on a scale of 600-2400, with 200-800 scale for each of Maths, Critical Reading and Writing.
Q. Is there negative marking for wrong answers?
A. Yes, a fraction of a point is deducted for wrong answers.
Remember: Questions that you skipped don’t count either for or against your score, and points aren’t taken away for wrong answers on the math questions where you needed to enter the answer into a grid.Q. How much time will I have to take the SAT?
A. The SAT is made up of 10 sections:
• A 25-minute essay
• Six 25-minute sections (mathematics, critical reading and writing)
• Two 20-minute sections (mathematics and critical reading)
• A 10-minute multiple-choice writing section
Total test time: 3 hours and 45 minutes
You’ll also get three short breaks during the testing, so don’t forget to bring a snack!

Q. When should I take the SAT?
A. Most students take the SAT during the spring of their junior year of high school. Many students choose to take the SAT a second time in the fall of their senior year after becoming familiar with the test day experience.

Q. Who do I contact to report suspected cheating?
A. Cheating is not okay. You can confidentially report suspected cheating on the SAT by contacting the Office of Testing Integrity at 1-800-353-8570 or

Q. What if I miss the deadline for registering for the SAT®?
A. You can go to the test centre directly with your passport, photo and take the test as a Standby option if seats are available. And additional fees of $46.00 would be charged.

Q. What is the cost if I change SAT® test type, test date or test center?
A. You can change test type, test date or test center and fees would be charge $ 26 per change.

Q. How do I pass on my score to the college I want to apply to?
A. The universities only accept official scores sent directly by College board. Scores to four colleges can be sent free of cost from the time of SAT® registration to one week after the SAT® exam. Subsequently, for each score report sent to a college, you would have to pay $11.25.

Q. How many times in a year is the SAT® exam held?
A. Both SAT® II and SAT® I are offered 6 times a year in IndiA. They are offered in May, June, October, November, December and January. One cannot take SAT® I and SAT® II on the same day. Also, only 3 SAT® IIs can be taken on one day.

Q. What is the validity of the SAT® exam?
A. Your SAT® score will be valid for 5 years from the date the test was taken

Q.How soon do I get my score?
A. The scores are available 3 weeks after the exam date.

Q. What happens if I want to cancel the SAT® test score?
A. You should ask the test supervisor for a “Request to Cancel Test Score’ form. You may submit the completed form immediately, or you can do it with 2 days of the Exam. ETS must receive the request form no later then Wednesday after the test.

Q. If I take the SAT® more than once, which score will be considered by the universities?
A. Almost all the universities take the best score

Q. Do I need to have the SAT® score at the time of applying to universities?
A. No, you do not need to have the SAT® score with you at the time of applying.

Q. Which SAT® II exams should I take?
A. A student who wishes to pursue Bachelor of Engineering should take Math Level II and Physics or Chemistry. While a student who wants to pursue Bachelor of Business should take Math II, English.