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Royal Conservatory Examinations
Royal Conservatory examinations provide a national standard for students, parents and teachers to track and measure progress and achievements. Preparing for and successfully completing an examination builds self-confidence and helps students develop a sense of pride.
 
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Register For An Examination

You will need to sign up for an account before registering

Create an Account Or Log In To MyRCM

MyRCM is where you can register for exams, see your marks, and manage your digital downloads and courses

Examination Dates

Dates and deadlines for both practical and theory examinations, as well as details regarding theory examination timing.

Guide to Examinations

Get more information about RCM Certificate Program requirements.

Frequently Asked Questions

Your questions, our answers


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Why Take An Exam?

There are important benefits to beginning exams. Students progressively grow their musical abilities from year to year. Level by level, children expand their abilities in performance, technical patterns, and musicianship, all beginning at the Elementary levels.

WHY TAKE AN EXAM?
GUIDE TO EXAMINATIONS
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Plan Your Exam

Preparing for a Royal Conservatory examination provides students with an established goal to work towards. Explore the process and discover resources and tips to help you or your child prepare for exam day. 

PLAN YOUR EXAM
EXAMINATION DATES
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Academic Policies and Resources

View our academic policies, requirements, and resources and view other information such as National Standings.

EXPLORE POLICIES AND RESOURCES
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Forms and Services

Find special needs requests, program forms, graduation forms, and other forms and services here. 

FORMS AND SERVICES
 
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College of Examiners

Explore the College of Examiners, including examiner biographies (still under construction), and how to become an examiner. 

EXPLORE NOW
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Recognizing Achievement

The classical training provided by The Royal Conservatory system provides the strongest possible foundation upon which to continue a student’s musical journey. Explore our certificates, secondary school credits, and awards, as well as our annual Convocation and Gold Medal ceremonies. 

CERTIFICATES, CREDITS, & AWARDS
CONVOCATION & AWARD CEREMONIES


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