Examination Eligibilaty Criteria

1. Students must be at least 10 years of age.

2. Students of single/double student classes must have completed 35 hours of classes and students of triple/group classes must have completed 70 hours of classes

3. Students must have achieved at least a ‘Pass’ grade in their 3rd Quarter Progress Report (March).

4. Students registering for Years 2, 3, 4 or 5 exam must have obtained a ‘Pass’ grade in the previous year exam. Students registering for Years 6, 7 or 8 exam must have obtained at least a C grade in the previous year exam.

5. Students registering for exams from years 5 to 8 have to attain a minimum attendance of 70% in the centralised theory classes.

6. Students of Years 1-4 must have attended at least 2 concerts and students of Years 5-8 at least 3 concerts at the makoolam Stage.

7. The Examination Committee reserves the right to not permit students’ participation in the exam if they do not meet the eligibility criteria. The decision of the Examination Committee is final.

8. No replacement dates will be granted to students absent from examinations without valid reasons.

9. If there are valid reasons for absence, students may be permitted to sit for the exams within the scheduled examination period if the schedule permits, at the discretion of the Examination Committee. If this is not possible, these students may sit for the exams in the following year.

10. There will be no refund of examination fees in the event of absenteeism.

11. Withdrawal from the examinations will be considered provided the Examination Committee receives a notice of withdrawal from the student with a valid reason one week prior to the examination date.

12. An administrative fee of 20% of the exam fees will be charged to the student who is permitted to withdraw.

13. External examiner will be appear for the Exam

14. There should be a fee of $105 applicable for the entrolment of Exam

EXAMINATION SCHEDULE The examination schedule will be notified to you a few weeks in advance.

Preferences are not permissible. Changes are only applicable for exceptional circumstances at the discretion of the Examination Committee.