What are the closing dates for Guitar grade entry forms?
Well, for the main exam bodies for guitar exams in the UK (and beyond) there tend to be 3 examination periods a year for all of them. Each one has slightly different closing dates and examination periods, so here we aim to collate all the relevant information in one handy place for you to bookmark and have available for easy reference.
|Examination dates||Latest Date for receipt of entry|
|Spring: March / April
Summer: June / July
Winter: November / December
These dates apply for all RGT exam syllabuses including Electric, Acoustic, Rock, Ukulele and Bass. If you are or are able to apply through a registered RGT tutor, there are an additional 7 days after the normal closing date to get your entries in. For the latest information and prices check here.
Closing dates for the Classical Guitar exams are the same as the RGT listed above, further details are available here.
|A||1st February to 31st March||15th January|
|B||1st May to 31st July||1st April|
|C||23rd October to 15th December||1st October|
For the latest list of fees click here. These dates apply to all instruments on the Rockschool list of instruments.
*NOTE* Closing dates for Rockschool are often extended by upto 14 days, so if you think you might have just missed the deadlines above, it's worth just checking as you may still be able to get your entry in.
Exam dates for Trinity exams vary from location to location, with all of them having different closing dates and actual sitting dates. The good news is that you can see what day your exam will be on before you book it on their website. To find all the dates in your area click here and follow the easy instructions.