The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) Examination Kolkata

abrsm-certificateThe Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music (ABRSM) is an examinations board based in London, UK, which provides examinations at Cities around the world. The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music’ was established in 1889. ABRSM maintains the highest standard compared with the other music examination boards. Examinations for Piano, Guitar, Violin, Singing, and more subjects are offered from Grades 1–8 and have three standards: a pass, merit and distinction.

Candidates may enter any Practical or Music Theory exam grade without having taken any other, though there is a requirement to have passed Grade 5 Theory and Grade 5 Practical Musicianship before Grade 6–8 Practical exams can be taken. ABRSM practical examinations are marked out of 150. 100, 120, 130 are the respective marks required for pass, merit and distinction. Music Theory exam is marked out of 100.