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Exam dates and fees 2019

Practical exams (session one)

Entry period: 15 July - 5 August 2019

All instruments and grades

Bangladesh November

Practical exam fees

Prep Test 2,500 BDT
Grade 1 3,500 BDT
Grade 2 3,900 BDT
Grade 3 4,100 BDT
Grade 4 4,300 BDT
Grade 5 4,700 BDT
Grade 6 5,200 BDT
Grade 7 5,800 BDT
Grade 8 6,700 BDT
ARSM 9,200 BDT
Performance Assessment 4,700 BDT
Ensemble: Primary 5,800 BDT
Ensemble: Intermediate 6,700 BDT
Ensemble: Advanced 9,200 BDT

Music Theory exams (session one)

Entry period: 1 - 11 January 2019

Exam date

Bangladesh Saturday 2 March 2019

Music Theory exams (session two)

Entry period: 19 August - 9 September 2019

Exam date

Bangladesh Saturday 2 November 2019

Music Theory fees

Grade 1 1,900 BDT
Grade 2 2,000 BDT
Grade 3 2,100 BDT
Grade 4 2,500 BDT
Grade 5 2,700 BDT
Grade 6 3,600 BDT
Grade 7 3,800 BDT
Grade 8 3,900 BDT


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

Diploma exams (session one)

Entry period: 15 July - 5 August 2019

Exam dates

Bangladesh November

Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 11,900 BDT
LRSM (complete exam) 35,800 BDT**
FRSM (complete exam) 52,200 BDT
Resit fee: DipABRSM 9,500 BDT
Resit fee: LRSM 28,600 BDT
Resit fee: FRSM 41,800 BDT


* 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.

Diploma retake fees

Please note that retake fees apply only to candidates applying for a partial retake (2.2 or 2.1 and 2.2, etc.). If candidates are retaking the complete exam, the full fee is payable.

Additional information

Other fees and charges (2019)*


Exam taken after 1993

Exam taken from 1977 to 1993

Exam taken before 1977

Confirmation of marks

free of charge



Duplicate certificate

£11.50 (diplomas £18.50, Music Medals £7.00)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)

included under confirmation of marks fee (see above)




Appeal investigation**

No fee

Half of the entry fee

Independent review

£60.00 per candidate

£60.00 per candidate

Administrative charge for payment with dishonoured cheque



* The above charges should be paid direct to ABRSM's office in London by sterling draft presentable in the UK or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Sterling drafts should be payable to ‘The Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music’.

If you wish to pay locally please contact your Local Representative who will advise you of the local fee and method of payment.

** For multiple candidates, the investigation fee charged will not exceed five times the local Grade 5 Practical/Music Theory fee.

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