Latest exam updates

Our new online exam booking service

You can now register and create your new account.  For further information and to watch our registration video click here.

Practical Session 2 Update - India

We appreciate how much the cancellation of our exams has affected learners and we are working hard on solutions to ensure learners can gain their qualifications at the earliest opportunity.

However, on the basis of official and local advice we will be cancelling Session 2 Practical exams scheduled for October-December. We are very sorry for the impact on teachers and candidates and we will continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your loyalty and support while these restrictions remain in place.

We will be gradually rolling out remotely-assessed Performance Grades internationally and will share exam dates and booking periods soon.

The booking period for online Music Theory exams at Grades 1 to 5 is now open. We are unable to offer Music Theory exams at Grades 6 to 8. The closing date is Monday 12 October. To book exams you will need to register and create an account with our new online booking service.

Supporting musical journeys

7 months ago


At ABRSM we are dedicated to supporting music teachers and learners in the best way we can.

We do this through our exams, books, resources and events, but also by reviewing and updating the service we provide for our customers. Recently we have been hard at work in both of these areas. We have been creating new resources to guide and inspire learners, and we have been developing a new online service to make life easier for exam applicants, candidates and parents.

Our new online service

We are very excited to be introducing a new online service for our most popular exams. This will cover everything from booking exams to receiving results. We are almost ready to tell you more. So please look out for detailed information in the next couple of weeks, by email and on our website.

New digital resources

Last year we also released our free Music Case practice app that provides a simple, effective way for learners and teachers to track practice and progress. More recently we launched Journeys, our online learning platform for electric guitarists that helps them to learn and play their favourite songs.

Some things will always stay the same

We may be making some changes, but some things will always stay the same: our support for music teacher and learners, our commitment to quality in everything we do, and our passion for music and music education.

Find out more

Watch our film.

Look out for more information about our new online service in the next couple of weeks.

Music Case is free for anyone to use. It's a great way for learners to make the most of their practice time. Find out more about Music Case.

Journeys is available now for electric guitar. Visit our Journeys website.

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