SAT India 2022: Exam Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

Scholastic Assessment Test - India 2022 ( SAT India )


Registration: 10 Feb '23

Vipra Shrivastava

Vipra ShrivastavaSenior Manager - Content

Updated on Sep 8, 2022 17:07 IST

SAT exam is conducted five times a year in India – March, May, August, October, and December. Registration process for SAT India October, December 2022 session is currently underway. Candidates planning to appear for SAT 2022 can register now. The SAT 2023 registration window for March, May and June phases will open most likely in October. 

What is SAT India?

SAT (Scholastic Assessment Test) is a standardised undergraduate university admission test conducted by the College Board for offering admission to candidates in universities of the US and Canada. SAT score is also accepted by some universities/ colleges in the UK and Australia. Apart from international universities/ colleges, the exam is also accepted for admission in more than 20 colleges in India. SAT comprises a Reading Test, a Writing and Language Test, and Math Test. Apart from these, candidates may also appear for subject-specific tests. 

The SAT India exam is conducted to measure university readiness as well as predict the future academic success of a student from India seeking admission in undergraduate programs at various educational institutions in India and abroad. 

SAT India 2022 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SAT India 2022 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

10 Feb '23

SAT India 2023 March Registration Deadline

11 Feb '23 -

28 Feb '23

SAT India 2023 March - Late Registration, Cancellation, Editing

11 Mar '23

SAT India 2023 March Exam

7 Apr '23

SAT India 2023 May Registration Deadline

8 Apr '23 -

25 Apr '23

SAT India 2023 May - Late Registration, Cancellation and Editing

4 May '23

SAT India 2023 June Registration Deadline

5 May '23 -

23 May '23

SAT India 2023 June - Late Registration, Cancellation, Editing

DatesPast Exam Dates

3 Dec '22

SAT India 2022 December Exam

4 Nov '22 -

22 Nov '22

SAT India 2022 December Late Registration, Cancellation, Editing

1 Oct '22

SAT India 2022 October Exam

SAT India 2022: Exam Highlights

Check the table below for key highlights of SAT exam before reading about it in details.



Exam Name

SAT India

Exam Name Full Form

Scholastic Assessment Test India

Administered By

Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Developed By

College Board

Exam Level


Exam Frequency

5 times annually (India)

Exam Mode

Pen and Paper based

Exam Duration

4 hours 5 minutes

Test Structure

Reading, Writing & Language, Maths & Essay (Optional)

Exam Fees

INR 7,700

Exam Purpose

Admission in colleges in countries such as the USA, UK, Australia, Singapore & Canada

No. of Test Cities


Score Range


Exam Helpdesk No.


Exam Website

Important Dates for SAT India 2022

Check the table below for exam and registrations related important dates of SAT India 2022. From 2023, the SAT exam will be conducted digitally.

SAT Test Date

Registration Deadline

Deadline for Changes, Regular Cancellation,
and Late Registration



















Click here to view all SAT India exam dates.

SAT India Eligibility Criteria

  • The minimum eligibility criteria for appearing in SAT exam is Class 12 pass or equivalent from a recognised board or university.
  • There is no minimum or maximum age to apply for the SAT exam. However, the majority of students taking SAT exam fall in the age group of 17-19.
  • Aspirants can take the SAT exam as many times as they want.

SAT India Exam Process

Qualifying SAT India requires candidates to go through a process which includes the following steps:

Step 1: Register for SAT Exam

Candidates can register online for the SAT exam at the official website. The application form needs to be submitted before the deadline fixed for the particular exam phase. In case, you miss a deadline you can fill the form again for the next upcoming phase.

Step 2: Get SLAT Admission Ticket

The SAT admission ticket is issued to candidates after they have registered for the exam successfully. The SAT Admission Ticket is the confirmation document containing details of SAT exam date and test centre. 

Step 3: Appear for SAT

Candidates have to appear for the SAT exam on the scheduled date and at the allotted exam centre. The SAT General Test syllabus includes Verbal Ability, Maths, Writing and Language and relevant course subject.

Step 4: Check SAT Scores/ Result

The score of SAT exam are declared phase wise at the official website. Candidates can check their scores and download the scorecard from the website once it is released. 

How to fill SAT Application Form 2022? Colleges accepting SAT exam scores

SAT India Scholarships

With an aim to form a consortium of educational institutions, the College Board has joined hands with few premier Universities in India. This consortium known as the India Global Alliance offers Indian educational institutions an opportunity to engage with some of the world's top-notch universities including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Columbia University, Cambridge University, McGill University, etc.

Universities, which are a part of the India Global Alliance, accept SAT scores for admissions.

SAT India Eligibility Criteria for Scholarships

To be eligible for SAT scholarships, aspirants must fulfill the below-mentioned criteria:

  • Be a resident of India
  • Be a Class 12 student
  • Have an annual household income of less than INR 8 Lakhs
  • Be a Top Performer in SAT exam (score of 1300+ out of 1600)
  • Apply for admission to participating Indian universities
  • Get admission offer and enroll at a participating Indian university

SAT India Fee Reduction Vouchers

SAT test fee discount/ scholarship is offered to candidates who meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria

Criteria 1: SAT 90 per cent discount voucher & 100 per cent tuition fees scholarship

Candidates need to meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to avail this discount voucher:

  • Be a resident of India
  • Be a student of Class 11 or Class 12
  • Have an annual family income of less than Rs 8 lakhs
  • Appeared for SAT in Class 11/ 12 in the 2021-22 session
  • A top performer in SAT exam (minimum score of 1300 out of 1600)
  • Must apply and enroll in any participating Indian university

Actual Amount

After Discount

INR 7,657

INR 766

Criteria 2: SAT 50% Discount Voucher & Up to $1500 (Rs 1 lakh) scholarship

Candidates need to meet the below-mentioned eligibility criteria to avail this discount voucher:

  • Be a resident of India
  • Be a student of Class 11 or Class 12
  • Have annual family income between INR 8 Lakhs to INR 15 Lakhs
  • Appeared for SAT in Class 11/ 12
  • A top performer in SAT exam (minimum score of 1300 out of 1600)
  • Must apply and enroll in any participating Indian university

Actual Amount

After Discount

INR 7,657

INR 3,828

Note: Buddy4study is the College Board’s official partner to distribute SAT fee reduction vouchers in India.

SAT India 2022- Test Cities

Candidate can take the SAT exam any of the following cities of their choice. The examination venue address will be shared with candidate upon registration and slot booking.

SAT Test Cities  2022 - India

















Delhi NCR



Sohna Haryana









 Also Read: SAT India exam centres

FAQs on SAT India 2022

Q: What is SAT?

A: Scholastic Assessment Test or SAT is an entrance exam for admission to undergraduate courses at various international universities and colleges. Indian Universities that are a part of the India Higher Education Global Alliance initiative of the College Board also accept SAT for admission. SAT exam is administered five times in a given year in India. The exam is usually conducted in the months of March, May, August, October and December.

Q: What is College Board India Scholars Programme?

A: College Board Scholars Programme helps students from lower-income households to aim for admission into foreign universities. Aspirants who score 1300 out of 1600 in the SAT exam are recognised as College Board India Top Performers and they are eligible to apply for 100% scholarship in college tuition fees. Candidates need to be in Class 12 when they appear for the SAT exam in order to be eligible for scholarships.

Q: Are SAT scores accepted for all programmes at institutions, which are a part of India Global Higher Education Alliance?

A: Many institutions that are a part of India Global Higher Education Alliance offer admission in all their courses based on SAT exam scores. However, some institutes accept SAT scores for specific courses only.

Q: In how many Indian test centres is SAT 2022 being administered?

A: SAT 2022 is being conducted at more than 80 test centres spread over 26 cities in the country. 

Q: How to apply for SAT scholarship?

A: Candidates who are recognised as a Top Performer by the College Board by securing a minimum of 1300 out of 1600 score in SAT 2022 can apply for the scholarship at the official website. Once this is done then the aspirant should contact Buddy4Study (official scholarship partner of the College Board) to start the scholarship application process.

Q: Who administers the SAT test?

A: The SAT is wholly owned, developed, and published by the College Board. The College Board is a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and opportunity. Each year, the College Board helps more than seven million students across 185 countries and territories to prepare for a successful transition from schools to Colleges/Universities.

Q: How many times is SAT administered in a year?

A: SAT is administered five times a year in India. Typically, the test is conducted in the months of March, May, August, October and December. Registrations are open for August, October and December 2022 exams. 

Q: What is a good score in SAT India exam?

A: A good SAT score depends on who you are and what you want to do with your score. If you’re a junior taking the SAT for the first time, any score is a good score because it gives you valuable information about the academic areas you need to work on. You can focus on improving those areas and take the SAT again. If you are a senior applying to college, a good score depends on where you’re applying and what the rest of your application says about you (like your GPA, your extracurricular, and your personal essay, etc.)  Typically, universities’ websites mention a range of scores that they typically select a majority of their class. This range is a good indicator of score that meets that university’s criteria. Therefore, visit the website of the colleges/universities you are interested to apply to and check out their admission requirement.

Q: How many times can a test taker take SAT?

A: There is no limit to the number of times you can take the SAT. You can take the SAT as many times as you like. We conduct these exams five times in a year, you can start writing it from grade 8 and technically, a student has 25 attempts until class 12.

Q: Can I take the SAT if I have not taken Math in Class 11?

A.: Yes, you can take the SAT India exam even if you have not studied Math after Class 10. In fact, the Mathematics section the exam tests students only on topics taught till Class 10. 

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