Yes. SAT exam is mandatory for international students to secure admission to undergraduate programs in top universities in the USA.
The ACT costs $46.00 (no writing) or $62.50 (with optional writing test) + $29.50 (if registered late). Other fees may apply depending upon situation.
Your scores will be available online for early viewing about 2 weeks after the test date. Paper score reports usually arrive 4-7 weeks after test date at your high school counselor’s office. If you took the Writing Test, your score report will not be mailed until your Writing score has been added to your record.
You may take the ACT as often as you like. A separate score record is kept for each administration of the exam. Only the score record from the test date requested will be sent to a college. You can request for more than one test date report to be sent to a college.