SAT Exam

What is the SAT?

The SAT is a university entrance test used worldwide to measure reading, writing, and math skills. It is part of a system to ensure students are ready for university.
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  • Measures what students learn in school, and what they need to succeed in university.
  • One entrance test can be used at many universities in India, and around the world
  • Administered six times a year in India, in the months of August, October, December, March, May and June.


SAT Test Date Deadline for Registration Changes and Regular Cancellation
August 27, 2022 July 29, 2022
October 1, 2022 September 2, 2022
December 3, 2022 November 3, 2022
March 11, 2023 (Digital) February 24, 2023
May 6, 2023 (Digital) April 21, 2023
June 3, 2023 (Digital) May 19, 2023

The SAT® Suite of Assessments


About the SAT

There are two SAT sections:

  • Math
  • Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

How long is the SAT?

The SAT is 3 hours long

How is the SAT scored?

Each section of the SAT is scored on a 200 to 800 point scale. Your total SAT score is the sum of your section scores. The highest possible SAT score is 1600.

How do I register for the SAT?

SAT registration deadlines fall approximately five weeks before each test date. Register online on the
College Board website.

Approximate Test Day Schedule at KC High

  • 07:00 – 08:00 a.m   :Students admitted to the testing room
  • 07:15 – 08:00 a.m   :Students admitted to the testing room
  • 08:00 – 08:30 a.m   :Complete pretest logistics (check calculators)
  • 08.30 – 09:00 a.m   : Instructions are read, materials distributed
  • 9.00 a.m   :Exam begins
  • 12 noon   :Exam ends (approx)

Admission Documents and Identification

  • Students must bring 2 documents to the test center   :their admission ticket and a valid photo ID.
  • Students without acceptable documents cannot test.

Acceptable Photo Identification

Valid IDs must meet all of the following requirements:

  • Be a valid photo identification, issued either by the government or by the school that the student currently attends.
  • School IDs from the prior school year are valid through December 31 of the current calendar year.
  • Bear the student’s full legal name.
  • Display a name that exactly matches the name on both the admission ticket and the roster, including the order of the names.
  • Be an original document (not photocopied).
  • Be in good condition, with clearly legible English language text, and a clearly visible photograph.
  • Include a recent, recognizable photograph that clearly matches the student’s appearance on test day.

Timing for the SAT

The SAT has 4 sections that follow the same order in every test book.

Test Component Time

    • Section 1   :Reading Test ( 65 minutes)
    • 10-minute break
    • Section 2   :Writing and Language Test (35 minutes)
    • Section 3  :Math Test (25 minutes)
    • No Calculator
    • 5-minute break
    • Section 4  :Math Test (55 minutes)
    • Calculator
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