Increase your admission chances by taking AP Test
Updated on Dec 23, 2013 - 11:22 a.m. IST by None

Advanced Placement Test (AP Test) is taken by students who wish to get admission in the universities mainly in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the UK and Canada. The test that assesses the knowledge of the student in a particular subject area is conducted in May every year. The subjects for AP tests are as follows:


  • Art History

  • Music Theory

  • Studio Art: 2-D Design

  • Studio Art: 3-D Design

  • Studio Art: Drawing


  • English Language and Composition

  • English Literature and Composition

History and Social Science

  • Comparative Government and Politics

  • European History

  • Human Geography

  • Macroeconomics

  • Microeconomics

  • Psychology

  • United States Government and Politics

  • United States History

  • World History

World Languages and Cultures

  • Chinese Language and Culture

  • French Language and Culture

  • German Language and Culture

  • Italian Language and Culture

  • Japanese Language and Culture

  • Latin

  • Spanish Language and Culture

  • Spanish Literature and Culture


  • Biology

  • Chemistry

  • Environmental Science

  • Physics B

  • Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

  • Physics C: Mechanics

Maths and Computer Science

  • Calculus AB

  • Calculus BC

  • Computer Science A

  • Statistics

Advantages of AP test

The universities and institutes give preference to students who clear AP test as it assesses the knowledge of a student in a particular subject area. Another major benefit of taking the AP test is that you can graduate early from the university (usually in four years). It helps in saving money. There are many more advantages to taking the AP test. One major among them is the chances of getting a scholarship. Many universities and institutes consider AP score a major factor in deciding scholarships. Apart from that, an AP score of three or above improves the chances of advanced placements and college credits upon the arrival in the institute.

Taking classes for AP is totally dependent on the student and the time he/she can dedicate for the classes. Also, the student must choose the subjects carefully for the test. If a student is good at Mathematics and average in Chemistry, he must go for Mathematics only as there are chances for him to get high score. 






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