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Scholastic Assessment Test (SAT USA)
☆ In India, SAT is conducted at the following cities:

Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chennai, Cochin, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kodaikanal, Kolkata, Mjumbai, Mussoorie, New Delhi and Pune.

The SAT Reasoning Test costs Rs.3600(approx.) if you are appearing for it in India ($43 for a US student). For the SAT Subject tests, students pay a Basic Registration Fee of Rs.800(approx.) per test.

Students receive their online score report approximately three weeks after administration of the test(six weeks for mailed, paper scores).

☆ When and how should I start preparing for the SAT?

Because the SAT is the most important test for college admissions to the US, it is always best to start preparing as early as passible. This allows more preparation time to achieve score goals.

Most good colleges required to send in their applications with SAT scores by November/December of their class XII year. This implies that a student should appear for the October or November SAT. Ideally a student should appear for tha may/june SAT so that they have sufficient time to complete their college application including essays, recomendations and transcripts from teachers, filling up of forms etc. This means a student should start the actual SAT preparation before the beginning of class XI as there no distration such as school home work, projects, exams or any other school activities. In fact, to develop a strong foundation a student should stat clearing the basic fundamentals from class IX and X itself as most of the questions are based on the concepts taught in IX and X