What's in the exam?
- Scales and arpeggios
- Aural tests
Latest exam updates
Performance Grade booking
Booking for remotely-assessed Performance Grade and ARSM exams opens on Tuesday 1 December and closes on Tuesday 8 December. This is when you can book submission dates during our 5 to 31 January exam session. We have a set number of exam slots available, so please book early for the widest choice of dates. Find out more about Performance Grades.
We will contact you if your exams have been affected by COVID. For the latest information, and to check which venues have closed, please visit our Latest updates page
Current Exam Session: Late Booking and Rescheduling Exams
Thank you to everyone who’s booked exams. To help you with your exam arrangements at this exceptionally busy time, please be aware that there are number of services available to you by logging in to your ABRSM account. Find out more.
Total marks in all individual Practical exams are 150. 100 marks are required to achieve Pass, 120 marks to pass with Merit and 130 marks to pass with Distinction.
There are eight grades of assessment. Select a grade using the links below in order to view the syllabus and supporting materials for that grade.
The new syllabus includes refreshed repertoire and revised sight-reading and scales and arpeggios. The revised sight-reading and scale and arpeggio requirements apply from 1 January 2018 in all countries, with no overlap period.
Download recordings of pieces from our Clarinet syllabus.
A selection of pieces from the 2018-2021 Clarinet syllabus.
Practice material for students preparing for Clarinet exams.
New editions offering support to teachers preparing students for Practical exams.