58 Questions | 80 Minutes

Score 200-800
(10 point increment)

Reading Test

52 Questions | 65 Minutes

Score 200-800
(Combined score with Writing & Language)

Writing & Language test

44 Questions | 35 Minutes

Score 200-800
(Combined score with Reading)

Essay Optional

50 Min | 1 Essay

Score 2-8
(1 point increment)



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SAT Frequently Asked Questions

You can register online or by mail. The detailed information about registering for the SAT® can be found at

SAT will be conducted 4 times a year. They are offered in October, December, March and May.

The registration fee for taking SAT® is USD 92 (plus USD 11.5 with essay).

The scores are available 3 weeks after the exam date.

Your SAT® score will be valid for 5 years from the date the test was taken

You can send your scores to 4 universities for free. You have to choose these 4 names at the time of registering for the SAT® till 7 days after your SAT® exam. If you want to send your scores to more universities, you may order Additional Score Reports to be sent to schools for a fee of USD 11.25 per university.

The SAT® is just one factor among many that colleges use to get to know you better. It is a part of a comprehensive admission process that also takes into account your high school academics, extracurricular activities, recommendations, personal essay and other factors. Every college and university uses a different combination of criteria for admission.In addition to the general SAT®, a few top universities in the US also require SAT® Subject tests.