Administered by:

College Board.

Required for

To secure admission for any Under Graduate studies in USA/Canada.



The score is sent to four universities free of cost, which can be selected at any time of registering for the exam. College Board charges additional for the score to be sent to university later.


The registration is either done by mail or online.

    Test Fees:

    International SAT Registration Fees
    SAT$47.50 + Non-U.S. Regional Fee ($49)
    SAT with Essay$64.50 + Non-U.S. Regional Fee ($49)

    Payment Method: Credit card: American Express, Discover, Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club, and JCB.

    Cancelled registrations are partially refunded $10


    The forms are available at USEFI (US Education Foundation in India).

    Requirements for Registration:

    Name as in Passport, Address, Credit Card Number, Expiry Date of the Card, Name of the Card holder (The Credit Card has to be International Card)

    Centres in India

    Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Bhopal, Lucknow, Vijayawada, Surat, Mohali, Vadodara, Vizag, Rajkot, Gurgaon, Cochin, Jaipur, Dehradun, Gurgaon, Himachal Pradesh, Indore, Kolkata, Cochin, Hyderabad, Kodiakanal, Chennai, Mumbai, Mussourie, Tamilnadu, New Delhi and Pune.


    Forms are available at USEFI (U.S. Education Foundation in India) or they can be downloaded from the website.

    In Mumbai:

    L&S S Girl’s High School, Fort and Bombay Teachers Training College, Colaba.


    A registration no is given as terms of conformation along with a hall ticket.


    Intimation is to be given 3 weeks prior the Examination date. The necessary rescheduling fee has to be paid.


    The SAT test is a paper based test.

    Number of tests:

    The test can be taken as often as one wants.


    Total score is out of 1600. All the scores and the dates are sent to the universities if the test is taken more than once.

    (A) SAT I (Reasoning):


    Evidence based Reading & Writing – Score range 200 – 800

    • Evidence based Reading – 52 Questions, 65 Minutes
    • Evidence based Writing – 44 Questions, 35 Minutes

    Mathematics – Score range 200 – 800

    • Mathematics Section – 58 Questions, 80 Minutes

    Optional Section – Score range 2 – 8

    Essay – 50 Minutes

    (B) SAT II (Subject):

    Required for:

    SAT II is sometimes a prerequisite for admission into a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Medicine, etc. in top Universities.


    Math Level I C, Math Level II C, Physics, Chemistry, Biology E/M, Writing, Literature, American History, World History, Languages.

    Benefits of a High SAT Score:

    • A high SAT score will increase the chances of admission in top Business Schools
    • There are good chances of getting some kind of financial assistance with a high SAT score
    • Visa Officers also give weightage to high SAT scores while considering Visa applications