SAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

Updated By Neha Kumari on 13 Aug, 2020 14:11

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SAT Eligibility Criteria 2020

The College Board develops the SAT and also determines the eligibility criteria for the exam. Although there are no specific eligibility norms prescribed by the College Board or the Educational Testing Service (ETS), applicants will be required to provide information regarding their grades, intended major, interests, college plans among other things.

The general norms for SAT like minimum age, the number of attempts have been specified by the conducting body. The best time for candidates to appear for the SAT exam is when they are in 10th or 11th standard.

After taking the SAT test, candidates can admission in USA Universities, Canada Universities, UK Universities etc. in the Bachelor's degree programme. Some of the institutes include Auburn UniversityFlorida State UniversityTexas State UniversityBaylor UniversityAlberta College of Art and DesignCarleton UniversityCapilano UniversityAston UniversityBournemouth UniversityUniversity of Aberdeen etc. 

All the important details regarding SAT Eligibility Criteria 2020 have been mentioned on this page in detail.

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.

Detailed SAT 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Given below is the detailed eligibility criteria or policies and requirements for SAT 2020:

Age Limit to Appear for SAT

As mentioned above, candidates who are in 10th and 11th standard can take the test which means that students may be of 17 to 19 years of age. Having said that, there is no fixed age eligibility criteria for SAT 2020.

Number of Attempts for SAT

According to the norms of the College Board, candidates can take the SAT as many times as they want. There is no limit to the number of attempts.

Educational Requirement for SAT

There is no educational eligibility criteria for SAT and can be taken by any High School student who seeks admission to colleges majorly in the States. The SAT will only evaluate the candidate’s knowledge, skills and understandings that are considered critical for college and career readiness. 

Language Proficiency for SAT

English fluency is assumed to be one of the eligibility requirements for the SAT. 

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