Latest: SAT India Fall 2020: Test on August 29
The SAT, originally known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test and later as the Scholastic Assessment Test, is a standardized test adopted by the United States for admissions to universities and colleges such as Hofstra University; Carnegie Mellon University, USA; Columbia University, and more. The developer or administrator of the admission test is College Board and is administered on behalf of the Educational Testing Service (ETS).
The test was introduced in the US to assess the readiness of students for college. Founded in the year 1926, the exam has been renamed a number of times since then. As of today, the Scholastic Aptitude Test has been renamed to SAT Reasoning Test and the letters SAT no longer stand for anything.
Apart from the United States, candidates can also apply for admissions in abroad universities in countries like Canada, UK, Australia and Singapore. Candidates can take admission in the bachelor’s courses with a valid SAT scorecard. Some of the popular colleges are Aston University, McGill University, University of Sydney.
The SAT is offered internationally in October, December, March, and May and the SAT Subject Tests are available internationally in October, November, December, May, and June.
COVID 19 Alert
The SAT which was scheduled to be conducted in May and June was cancelled due to the COVID 19 pandemic. The next test will be held from August at various SAT centres across the country.
As the SET test will be conducted at various centres, the priority of the College Board would be to ensure the health and safety of the student. The testing capacity is limited in some areas to maintain health restrictions.
Any changes related to the SAT test like test date, test date, test centres will be informed to candidates prior to the test by the College Board to avoid confusion and stress.