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Latest Exams News

We are committed to completing all exams

The goals of the RCM since the virus outbreak have been to support teachers and to enable tens of thousands of registered students to complete their exams as planned. We have addressed these goals by making online teacher resources available and by offering online testing. Remote examinations offer a viable solution to a very difficult problem. 

These pages contain the official and most up-to-date information regarding RCM Certificate Program examinations.

Remote Exams Overview


May/June 2021

Updated December 21, 2021

In response to the uncertainty of future restrictions related to the pandemic, The RCM has decided that in-person examinations usually held in the May/June session will be offered remotely.

Remote Practical Exams

Your student can register for their exam when they are ready! Remote practical exam dates are available anywhere from 14 days up to 180 days from the current date. To learn more about Remote Practical Exams, please visit the Remote Practical Exam Overview page on our website.

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Remote Theory Exams

Theory exams for this session will also take place remotely.

Intermediate Theory and History
For Theory Levels 5 through 8 and History 9, 10, and ARCT examinations, please review the Remote Theory Exam Overview chart for details: 

Remote Theory Overview

Advanced Theory Registration
Examination Dates: May 14 & 15, 2021
Registration Deadline: March 2, 2021

All Advanced Theory exams will be conducted via Zoom. You or your student must register for these exams through your/their MyRCM account.

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We encourage you to review the information above and to continue to visit the Remote Exams page on our website. This site includes the most up-to-date information regarding remote exams and should be your first source of information.

Winter 2020

Updated January 7, 2021

Advanced Harmony & Theory Exams
Marks for Theory examinations from the December session were scheduled to be released on January 12, 2021. However, closure of our offices due to increased pandemic restrictions has prevented the processing of exam papers. As a result, the release of marks for these exams will be delayed until further notice. Students who have taken one of these exams will be notified of the revised release date when the processing of exam papers resumes.

We encourage you to visit this page on our website regularly. This site will continue to be updated and will have the most up-to-date information regarding Remote Exams. Please bookmark this page for easy access.

Please note, our Candidate Services team does not have any additional information regarding exams.