2020 Dates and fees


Practical and ARSM

Practical exams (session one)

Booking period: 13 November - 04 December 2019 - Only online entries will be accepted for this session. Postal entry is not possible.

All instruments and grades

MALAYSIA March-April

Practical exams (session two)

Booking period: 03-23 January 2020

All instruments and grades

Malaysia June-August

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 270 MYR
Initial Grade (Bowed strings only) 270 MYR
Grade 1 300 MYR
Grade 2 390 MYR
Grade 3 400 MYR
Grade 4 430 MYR
Grade 5 450 MYR
Grade 6 500 MYR
Grade 7 590 MYR
Grade 8 660 MYR
Performance Assessment 450 MYR
Ensemble: Primary 590 MYR
Ensemble: Intermediate 660 MYR
Ensemble: Advanced 990 MYR
Choral Singing: Initial 590 MYR
Choral Singing: Intermediate 660 MYR
Choral Singing: Advanced 990 MYR
Choral Singing: Attendance Fee 400 MYR

Music Theory

Music Theory exams (session one)

Booking period: Thursday 17th October – Wednesday 30th October

Exam date

Malaysia Saturday 7 March 2020

Music Theory exams (session two)

Booking period: 2 July – 23 July 2020

Exam date

Exam date 17 October 2020

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 150 MYR
Grade 2 170 MYR
Grade 3 190 MYR
Grade 4 220 MYR
Grade 5 250 MYR
Grade 6 280 MYR
Grade 7 300 MYR
Grade 8 330 MYR

Other diplomas*

Diploma exams (session one)

Booking period: 13 November-04 December 2019

Exam dates

MALAYSIA March - April

Diploma exams (session two)

Booking period: 03-23 January 2020

Exam dates

MALAYSIA June-August

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 1280 MYR
LRSM (complete exam) 2970 MYR**
FRSM (complete exam) 4680 MYR
Resit fee: DipABRSM 1020 MYR
Resit fee: LRSM 2380 MYR
Resit fee: FRSM 3740 MYR


* 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.

Availability of diploma exams




*** Diploma exams are currently available (subject to demand and the availability of a diploma examiner) as above. Please complete an entry form and submit it to the education department in the state in which you would like to take the exam. If we are unable to hold diploma exams in your region, we will try to offer you an alternative centre.


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