2021 Dates and Fees

ABRSM

Practical

We hold face-to-face practical and ARSM exams at our Public Venues during the exam sessions listed on this page. We also offer a remote assessment option for ARSM exams - please click on the Performance Grades tab for dates.

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However, we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: Session Cancelled

All instruments and grades

Sri Lanka Session Cancelled

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period: 14-27 June 2021

All instruments and grades

Sri Lanka September-October

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 32 GBP
Initial Grade 36 GBP
Grade 1 40 GBP
Grade 2 43 GBP
Grade 3 46 GBP
Grade 4 48 GBP
Grade 5 52 GBP
Grade 6 66 GBP
Grade 7 76 GBP
Grade 8 86 GBP
ARSM 119 GBP
Performance Assessment 52 GBP
Ensemble: Primary 16300 LKR
Ensemble: Intermediate 18500 LKR
Ensemble: Advanced 25600 LKR
Choral Singing: Initial 16300 LKR
Choral Singing: Intermediate 18500 LKR
Choral Singing: Advanced 25600 LKR
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 9800 LKR

Notes

 

Performance Grades

  Performance Grades

     Step 1:  Decide the month you want to submit your exam video

     Step 2:  Book between the dates and times shown below – when 

                   you book, choose your video submission deadline from the

                   dates available 

     Step 3:  Submit your video any time after booking and before

                   your chosen submission deadline

Booking Dates

Performance Grade Fees

Grade 1 40 GBP
Grade 2 43 GBP
Grade 3 46 GBP
Grade 4 48 GBP
Grade 5 52 GBP
Grade 6 66 GBP
Grade 7 76 GBP
Grade 8 86 GBP
ARSM 119 GBP
 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5)

Online Music Theory

Booking Period opens: 26 April 2021 (13:30 Local Time)

Booking Period closes: 05 May 2021 (04:29 Local Time)

Candidates can take their exam on any date and at any time during the exam window. It’s up to the candidate when they take their exam and you don’t have to select a date when you book.

Exam Window

Grades 1-5 26 May - 23 June 2021

Online Music Theory fees

Grade 1 22 GBP
Grade 2 24 GBP
Grade 3 25 GBP
Grade 4 27 GBP
Grade 5 30 GBP

Notes

 

Paper-based Music Theory (Grade 6-8)

We hope to be able to open the following paper-based Music Theory exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept paper-based Music Theory exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Music Theory exams (session one)

Booking Period: 4-15 May 2021

Exam Date

Grades 6-8 Saturday 19 June 2021 10:00

Music Theory fees

Grade 6 36 GBP
Grade 7 40 GBP
Grade 8 42 GBP

Notes

Translations of Theory papers are available on request. Please enter a T in the ‘Specific needs’ box for each candidate who requires a translation.

 

Other diplomas*

We hope to be able to open the following live Practical exam booking periods as planned. However we will continue to keep these dates under review as our ability to accept live Practical exam bookings remains conditional on COVID-19 travel and government restrictions being lifted. We will provide an update nearer to each booking period.

Diploma exams (session one)

Booking period: Session Cancelled

Exam dates

Sri Lanka Session Cancelled

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period: 14-27 June 2021

Exam date

Sri Lanka September-October

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 32900 LKR
LRSM (complete exam) ** 100900 LKR
FRSM (complete exam) 148400 LKR
Resit fee: DipABRSM 26300 LKR
Resit fee: LRSM 80700 LKR
Resit fee: FRSM 118700 LKR

Notes

* ARSM exams take place during Practical exam periods - see the first tab for details of exam dates and fees.

** LRSM Teaching fees are payable in two instalments. 40% must be paid on submission of the Case Study Portfolio & Video of Teaching Practice. The balance is payable when entering for the remaining sections of the exam.

 

Payment information

 

 

Cheques

Please make cheques payable to 'The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music'.

Direct debits

Direct debits should go to the following bank accounts - cash deposits only:

  • Account name - The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music
  • DFCC Bank - Account No. 012001005445
 

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