SAT Exam 2021: Eligibility, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Dates, Fees, New

SAT Exam 2021:

SAT is the Scholastic Assessment Test, which was earlier known as the Scholastic Aptitude Test, conducted by the College Board. SAT exam is an MCQ test conducted over paper and pencil.

SAT Exam 2021

Exam Name SAT
SAT full form Scholastic Assessment Test
Official Website
Most popular for Undergraduate courses in the US and Canada
Also accepted by The United Kingdom and Australia
Conducted by The College Board,

Colleges and universities in the US, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, etc. offering undergraduate course

Mode of Exam Written-based examination
SAT Fee $101 without the essay and $117 with the essay
Score Range 400-1600 points

SAT Exam Dates 2021

Here are the test dates for the SAT General Test as well as SAT Subject Test.

SAT Test Date Registration Deadline SAT Results
28th August 2021 29th July 2021 20th September 2021
2nd October 2021 3rd September 2021 15th October 2021
4th December 2021 5th November 2021 17th December 2021

SAT Exam Fees 2021

Test Fee
SAT $52
SAT with Essay $68
Late registration $30
Change in Registration $30
Registration Fee $26
Each SAT Subject Test (Except Language Tests with Listening) $22 additional per test
Language Tests with Listening $26 additional per test

SAT Exam Pattern

The SAT exam consists of mainly three main Sections — Math, Evidence-Based Reading, and Writing. Also, there is an optional 50-minute essay

The total testing time is 3 hours and 50 minutes ( Including the essay )

Total: 154 Questions (155 with essay)

Duration: 3Hrs with 50mins of extra time allotted for Essay (optional)

Total Score: 1600

Section Time in Minutes Number of Questions Time per question
SAT Reading 65 52 75 seconds
SAT Writing and Language 35 44 48 seconds
Math No-Calculator 25 20 75 seconds
Math Calculator 55 38 77 seconds
Essay (optional) 50 1
Total: 3 hours, 50 minutes (3 hours without essay) 154 (+1 essay optional)

SAT Exam Syllabus 2021

Writing Section

  • SAT writing has three sections
  • Essay section
  • Multiple choice sections

Critical Reading Section

  • SAT contains three critical reading sections
  • Reading comprehension
  • Sentence completions
  • Paragraph-length critical reading

Math Section

SAT Contact

The College Board National Office

250 Vesey Street

New York, NY 10281

Phone: 212-713-8000

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