The 2020-2021 testing cycle dates are as follows:

Cycle 1: May 16- May 24 2020

Cycle 2: August 15- August 23 2020 (the deadline date to register for Cycle 2 was 7 August 2020)

Cycle 3: November 21- November 29 2020


Candidates who wish to book sittings in Cycle 3 2020 will be able to do so from late-August 2020. Please keep an eye on the the Latest News section of the ISAT homepage, as a notice will be posted once registrations have opened.

Please note all Cycle 3 test sittings are scheduled to take place in test centres. Should any details change prior to the commencement of Cycle 3 testing, all affected candidates will be updated accordingly. 

From 2021 onwards there will be 4 testing cycles per year, beginning from late January 2020.

Registration is available through Prometric, by online system or by telephoning the Prometric Candidate Care number in your region. You can search for your preferred test location and test date availability through the Prometric registration system. To register, you will need a credit card and an email address. The email address you provide will be used for all communication from the ISAT Office and Prometric, including information on how to access your ISAT results. Please check that your email address is correct and valid. You must use the same email address for your university applications.

Note: To ensure your email provider does not flag important communication from the ISAT Office as spam, please save the ISAT email address ( to your list of safe senders.

You must have at least 12 calendar months between sittings of ISAT. 

For candidates attempting a second sitting of ISAT, you will NOT be permitted to register for a sitting of ISAT that is within 12 months of your last date of sitting. If you sit the test within 12 months, your registration fee will be forfeited and the results from the second sitting of ISAT will be immediately withdrawn. The candidate will not be permitted to sit the test again until 12 months after the last sitting.