Exam details

The examination syllabus includes 17 instruments: Guzheng, Erhu, Dizi, Yangqin, Pipa, Ruan, Liuqin, Gaoyin Sheng, Zhongyin Sheng, Gaoyin Suona, Zhongyin Suona, Hulusi, Guanzi, Cello, Double Bass, Percussion and Guqin.

It is divided into 8 grading levels (Grade 1 to Grade 8) and Certificate in Professional Performance.

Structure

The Examinations include seventeen instruments and are divided into 8 different grades and the Certificate In Professional Performance.

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Registration, Fees & Payment

Find out more about the registration, our Examination fees and the different modes of payments available.

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Important Dates

Find out more on the important dates related to the Examinations.

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Music Scores

Examinations scores can be purchased from Confucius Institute and major Chinese music retailers.

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Venue

Examinations will be held in Confucius Institute and other locations.

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Results

In view of the Covid-19 situation in Singapore, the results and certificates will be posted to candidates by Singpost Registered Service.

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Conduct & Important Notes

Important notes on the Examination day can be found here.

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Examinations for DSA Applicants

The Examinations for Direct School Admission (DSA) applicants will open for registrations from 7 March 2022 to 31 March 2022.

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Examinations for Ensembles

The Examinations for Ensembles are part of the Chinese Instrumental Music Grading Examinations, in which the participants' performances are assessed as a group.

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