Arab States
South East Asia
Southern Asia

2019 Practical and ARSM exams (session one)

Entry period: 07-28 September 2018

All instruments and grades

Indonesia March-April

2019 Practical and ARSM exams (session two)

Entry period: 12 April - 03 May

All instruments and grades

Indonesia August-October

2019 Practical and ARSM fees

Prep Test 800,000 IDR
Grade 1 1,000,000 IDR
Grade 2 1,100,000 IDR
Grade 3 1,155,000 IDR
Grade 4 1,210,000 IDR
Grade 5 1,360,000 IDR
Grade 6 1,640,000 IDR
Grade 7 1,880,000 IDR
Grade 8 2,440,000 IDR
ARSM 3,200,000 IDR
Performance Assessment 1,350,000 IDR
Ensemble: Primary 1,880,000 IDR
Ensemble: Intermediate 2,440,000 IDR
Ensemble: Advanced 3,200,000 IDR
Choral Singing: Initial 1,880,000 IDR
Choral Singing: Intermediate 2,440,000 IDR
Choral Singing: Advanced 3,200,000 IDR
Choral Singing: Attendance fee 1,155,000 IDR

2019 Music Theory exams (session one)

Last date of entry: 23 November 2019

Exam date

Indonesia Sunday 10 March

2019 Music Theory exams (session two)

Last date of entry: Friday 21 June 2019

Exam date

Indonesia Sunday 15 September

2019 Music Theory fees

Grade 1 400,000 IDR
Grade 2 430,000 IDR
Grade 3 470,000 IDR
Grade 4 610,000 IDR
Grade 5 700,000 IDR
Grade 6 920,000 IDR
Grade 7 1,010,000 IDR
Grade 8 1,090,000 IDR

2019 Diploma exams (session one)

Last date of entry: 28 September 2018

Exam dates

Indonesia March-April

2019 Diploma exams (session two)

Last date of entry: 03 May 2019

Exam dates

Indonesia August-October

2019 Diploma fees

DipABRSM (complete exam) 4,310,000 IDR
LRSM (complete exam) 11,830,000 IDR**
FRSM (complete exam) 17,780,000 IDR
Resit fee: DipABRSM 3,450,000 IDR
Resit fee: LRSM 9,460,000 IDR
Resit fee: FRSM 14,220,000 IDR


* 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.

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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