2021 Dates and fees

Singapore

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.

2021 Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

All instruments and grades

Singapore Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

2021 Practical exams (session two)

Booking Period: 29 March - 12 April 2021

All instruments and grades

Singapore 14 June - 16 July 2021

2021 Practical exams (session three)

Booking period:14-28 June 2021

All instruments and grades

Singapore 01-30 September 2021

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 171 SGD
Initial Grade 193 SGD
Grade 1 214 SGD
Grade 2 257 SGD
Grade 3 278 SGD
Grade 4 301 SGD
Grade 5 311 SGD
Grade 6 396 SGD
Grade 7 450 SGD
Grade 8 536 SGD
ARSM 868 SGD
Performance Assessment 311 SGD
Ensemble: Primary 450 SGD
Ensemble: Intermediate 536 SGD
Ensemble: Advanced 868 SGD
Choral Singing: Initial 450 SGD
Choral Singing: Intermediate 536 SGD
Choral Singing: Advanced 868 SGD
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 278 SGD

Notes

All fees are GST inclusive

It is necessary to emphasise that all three Practical sessions are completely separate sessions and have different registration periods. Candidates entered for one session cannot be transferred to another session after the relevant registration period.

ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER 
Account Name:
Singapore Symphonia Company Limited Bank Code & Branch Code 7375 & 017
Account Number: 117-306-210-4 Bank Name United Overseas Bank Limited
Bank Address: 1 Coleman Street #01-14 & B1-19 The Adelphi Singapore 179803

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5) 2020

We will now be delivering Music Theory assessment at Grades 1 to 5 as an online exam. Candidates can take the exam in any location where they have a laptop or desktop computer with a webcam and internet access.

For more information click here.

Online Music Theory exams will be available for Grades 1 to 5 only. Music Theory exams at Grades 6 to 8 will continue as paper-based exams as planned, if we can offer these exams safely and in line with government guidance

We are also introducing a new online exam booking service. Find out more here.

2020 Online Music Theory exams (session C)

Booking period: 26 October – 9 November 2020

Exam date

Singapore 12 December

Music Theory fees 2020

Grade 1 115 SGD
Grade 2 126 SGD
Grade 3 137 SGD
Grade 4 158 SGD
Grade 5 168 SGD

Notes

All fees are GST inclusive

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

Timings

Grades 1–3: 10.00am–11.30am
Grades 4–5: 10.00am–12.00pm
Grades 6–8: 10.00am to 1.00pm

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Online Music Theory (Grades 1-5) 2021

We plan to hold Online Music Theory exams throughout 2021, exact dates of exams from June will be provided in due course.

Online Music Theory (session one)

Booking period: 01-08 February 2021

Exam date

Online Music Theory Tuesday 16 March 2021 5:00PM

Online Music Theory (session two)

Booking Period: 06-13 April 2021

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Sunday 23 May 2021 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (session three)

Booking Period: 04-11 May

Exam Date

Online Music Theory Saturday 19 June 10:00AM

Online Music Theory (Session four)

Booking Period: July

Exam Date

Online Music Theory August

Online Music Theory (Session five)

Booking Period: August/September

Exam Date

Online Music Theory October

Online Music Theory (Session six)

Booking Period: September/October

Exam Date

Online Music Theory November

Online Music Theory fees 2021

Grade 1 117 SGD
Grade 2 129 SGD
Grade 3 140 SGD
Grade 4 161 SGD
Grade 5 171 SGD

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

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 1)

Booking period: Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Exam dates

Singapore Session Cancelled due to Covid-19

Diploma exams (session 2)

Booking period: 8 March - 19 March 2021

Exam dates

Singapore 14 June to 16 July 2021

Diploma exams (session 3)

Booking period: 24 May - 4 June 2021

Exam dates

Singapore 1 - 30 September 2021

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 1114 SGD
LRSM (complete exam) 1713 SGD
FRSM (complete exam) 2521 SGD
Resit fee: DipABRSM 891 SGD
Resit fee: LRSM 1370 SGD
Resit fee: FRSM 2017 SGD

Notes

All fees are GST inclusive

* 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.

*** Updated on 7 September 2017

Late registration entries will only be accepted for three working days after registration closes. Applicants will need to email within the three day period to submit their late entry appeal. The late registration fee will be $100.00 per candidate.

It is necessary to emphasise that all three Practical sessions are completely separate sessions and have different registration periods. Candidates entered for one session cannot be transferred to another session after the relevant registration period.

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

Performance Grades

Performance Grades are remotely-assessed exams available at Grades 1 to 8. We also offer a remote-assessment option for ARSM exams. When you book an exam you can select an exam submission date from a list of options available during the exam session. This will be the latest date by which you must upload and submit the exam recording.

We plan to hold Performance Grade exams throughout 2021, more information will be provided by the end of 2020.

We are pleased to offer applicants a 15% introductory discount on the full fee for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams booked in December 2020. We will email a discount code to all applicants before the booking period opens. You can then enter this code when you book exams using our new online booking service. We will provide further instructions by email with your discount code.

Performance Grades (Session one)

Booking Period
Opening: 14:00, 01 December 2020
Closing: 07:59, 09 December 2020

Performance Grades

Singapore 05-31 January 2021

Performance Grades (session Two)

Booking Period: 06-13 January 2021

Performance Grades

Singapore 01-21 February 2021

Performance Grades (session Three)

Booking Period: 01-08 February 2021

Performance Grades

Singapore 01-21 March 2021

Performance Grades (session Four)

Booking Period: 01-08 March 2021

Performance Grades

Singapore 06-26 April 2021

Practical exam fees

Grade 1 214 SGD
Grade 2 257 SGD
Grade 3 278 SGD
Grade 4 301 SGD
Grade 5 311 SGD
Grade 6 396 SGD
Grade 7 450 SGD
Grade 8 536 SGD
ARSM 868 SGD

Notes

All fees are GST inclusive

It is necessary to emphasise that all three Practical sessions are completely separate sessions and have different registration periods. Candidates entered for one session cannot be transferred to another session after the relevant registration period.

ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER 
Account Name:
Singapore Symphonia Company Limited Bank Code & Branch Code 7375 & 017
Account Number: 117-306-210-4 Bank Name United Overseas Bank Limited
Bank Address: 1 Coleman Street #01-14 & B1-19 The Adelphi Singapore 179803

International transaction fees

Exam booking and cancellation payments made through our online service are international transactions. Your bank, card issuer or PayPal may charge you for processing these transactions. These additional charges and any foreign exchange rate applied to the transaction are made by your bank, card issuer or PayPal and not by ABRSM. Charges will vary, depending on the payment method and the bank or institution you use to make the payment. Please refer to your bank, card issuer or PayPal for information about international transaction fees.

 

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