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2021 Exam Schedule

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Skip introductory courses in college and take honors or advanced courses directly.

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The Advanced Placement® Program (AP) gives motivated students the opportunity to take university-level courses while still in secondary school. By taking AP Exams, students can earn college credit, placement, or both. They have an opportunity to skip introductory-level courses in college and save on tuition fees.

AP is recognized by universities around the world as a standard of academic excellence. Nearly all colleges and universities in the United States and Canada—as well as institutions in more than 100 other countries grant credit, placement, or both for qualifying AP Exam scores.

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Create a My AP Account

Visit the AP India Page and find an AP test center close to your location.

Get a unique AP Exam “Join Code” for each subject you want to take an AP Exam in from the AP test center. 

Register for all AP Exams using your My AP Account and completing the Test Center's listed registration process. 

Pay the AP Exam fee to the test center and receive an admission ticket from the AP coordinator. 

Verify the AP Exam payment and list of subjects and exam window you have registered for with the AP coordinator at the test center based on the new AP exam schedule for 2021. Registered AP Exams will be displayed for each subject in My AP.

Benefits of Taking AP

New: AP Daily Videos 

These short, mobile-friendly videos, created by AP teachers cover every topic in every unit to help you build your knowledge and skills. You can watch the videos in AP Classroom anytime, from any device with internet access.

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Gain an Edge with AP

"The AP helped me save time and money. It also boosted my confidence in handling college course-work.”

–Saumick Pradhan,

University of Cincinnati

“Taking the AP bolstered my passion for Physics. It solidified my fundamentals and made me feel prepared to take it up in college.”

–Ashwat Jain

University of Oxford

There are updates to the 2021 AP Exam schedule and available testing options. Three testing dates (Administrations 1, 2, and 3) will be available for each subject between early May and mid-June. Digital testing options will be available for many subjects during Administrations 2 and 3.

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Students must register with an authorized test center offering late registrations by early March 2021 in order to take AP Exams in May 2021.

*Read test center’s student registration policy for more information.