CLEP - College-Level Examination Program Test
CLEP is a credit by examination program that is accepted by over 2,900 colleges and universities.
Developed by College Board, CLEP offer 33 different tests in five subject areas including History and Social Science, Composition and Literature, Science and Mathematics, Business, and World Languages, covering the knowledge that students learn in the first two years of college. The tests include mostly multiple choice questions. Other questions require students to fill in a numeric answer, to shade areas of an object, or to put items in the correct order. Some tests also include optional essays, whereas the language test includes a listening section.
A complete list of tests is given here:
History & Social Sciences
- American Government
- History of the United States I:
- Early Colonization to 1877
- History of the United States II: 1865 to the Present
- Human Growth and Development
- Introduction to Educational Psychology
- Introductory Psychology
- Introductory Sociology
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Principles of Macroeconomics
- Social Sciences and History
- Western Civilization I:
- Ancient Near East to 1648
- Western Civilization II:
- 1648 to the Present
Composition and Literature
- American Literature
- Analyzing and Interpreting Literature
- College Composition
- College Composition Modular
- English Literature
Science & Mathematics
- College Algebra
- College Mathematics
- Natural Sciences
- Financial Accounting
- Information Systems
- Introductory Business Law
- Principles of Management
- Principles of Marketing
- French Language (Levels 1 and 2)
- German Language (Levels 1 and 2)
- Spanish Language (Levels 1 and 2)
For more details on these tests please visit: https://clep.collegeboard.org/exam.
The tests are available at USEFP's Islamabad center five days a week, Monday through Thursday, throughout the year.
Test takers will have to register for the tests and pay the exam fee online. Payment of administrative fee will be done at the testing center on the day of the exam. After you decide which test you want to take, you will need to register your test through My Account registration portal on the CLEP website. This portal will guide you in uploading your personal information and register for the test of your choice. Once your registration is complete, you will need to print the registration ticket that you will have to present at the test center on test day.
The CLEP test fee is $80 for each test. The test takers also have to pay an additional administrative fee at the test center.
At the time of registration please make sure that the name you enter matches exactly with the name appearing on your identification, including the spellings and order of the name.
On the day of the test all test takers must present government issued identification that includes their complete name, photograph and signature. This may include driver's license, passport or other government-issued identification. Please note that the name on the ID must match the name on the registration ticket.
Additional details regarding the CLEP ID policy can be found at: https://clep.collegeboard.org/exam-day-info.
Scores and Score Reports:
CLEP scores are displayed on screen at the end on the test. Test administrators also provide you with a print out copy of the score report to the test takers before they leave the test center. The scores of the College Composition exam, are mailed to test-takers two to three weeks after the test date.
Test Preparation Materials
To prepare for the CLEP test, please check see the following preparatory material mentioned on the official website: https://clep.collegeboard.org/study-resources.