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The SAT is offered seven times a year, but which SAT test dates will work best for you and your schedule? What essential factors should you consider before creating an SAT schedule? What are the best SAT dates for juniors? For seniors?

In this comprehensive guide, we offer you the most current info on SAT test dates (domestic and international) for the 2017-18 school year. We also give you our top tips for choosing the best SAT test dates for you, as well as tons of resources you can use to assist you in navigating the complicated web of SAT/ACT test dates.

SAT Test Dates 2017-18 (US)

SAT Date Registration Deadline Late Registration Deadline
Mar 11, 2017 Feb 10, 2017 Feb 21, 2017& (mail)

Feb 28, 2017& (online or by phone)

May 06, 2017 Apr 07, 2017 Apr 18, 2017& (mail)

Apr 25, 2017 (online or by phone)

Jun 03, 2017 May 09, 2017 May 16, 2017& (mail)

May 24, 2017& (online or by phone)

August 26, 2017 July 28, 2017 August 8, 2017 (mail)

August 15, 2017 (online or by phone)

October 7, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 19, 2017 (mail)

September 27, 2017 (online or by phone)

November 4, 2017 October 5, 2017 October 17, 2017 (mail)

October 25, 2017 (online or by phone)

December 2, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 14, 2017 (mail)

November 21, 2017 (online or by phone)

May 5, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 17, 2018 (mail)

April 25, 2018 (online or by phone)

June 2, 2018 May 3, 2018 May 15, 2018 (mail)

May 23, 2018 (online or by phone)

SAT 2017-18 International Dates and Deadlines

SAT Date Early Registration Deadline via Representative  Registration Deadline Deadline for Change
May 6, 2017 March 22, 2017 April 7, 2017 April 25, 2017
October 7, 2017 August 23, 2017 September 8, 2017 September 27, 2017
December 2, 2017 October 18, 2017 November 2, 2017 November 21, 2017
March 10, 2018 January 24, 2018 February 9, 2018 February 28, 2018
May 5, 2018 March 21, 2018 April 6, 2018 April 25, 2018

Important points to note about international deadlines:

    • The international deadlines apply to anyone who is applying from outside the US and other US states.
    • For international testing, there is no late registration, which means online and telephone registrations must be completed by the first deadlines mentioned above.
  • Deadlines expire at 11:59 pm before the test day.

Aspirants can opt for online SAT registration test. In order to apply for SAT, students have to first open an ‘My College Board’ Account through which they can have access and manage their SAT test dates 2017, timings and centres of SAT 2017.

SAT Test Centre

Once candidates have registered for the SAT, the next step is to check for the SAT test centre. When candidates select the test date, they must first check whether a test centre is available on that particular date. The test centre details can be checked once the student selects the country from where he will appear for the test.

From March 2016, the SAT test pattern has changed. According to the new SAT pattern, the exam will be scored on a total of 1600 while the Evidence-Based Reading/Writing and Math sections will each be scored on a 200 to 800 point scale. Although there is no change in the SAT test dates 2017, the duration of the test is now 3 hours, with an additional 50 minutes for the Essay, which is optional. The new SAT pattern has five components. They are:

    1. Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
    1. Reading Test
    1. Writing and Language Test
    1. Math
  1. Essay (optional)

SAT is a standardised test taken for undergraduate admission in United States. It is an internationally recognised test that evaluates a candidate’s knowledge in reading, writing and quantitative aptitude, and also other specialised subjects. Since it is taken for admission in colleges, students are advised to take the test when they are in junior or senior high school. In India, that would be equivalent to 11 and 12 standard.

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