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PRSSV Institute of Performing Arts and Heritage World Music and Dance Examinations

The Institute provides examinations leading to OCN Credit4Learning accredited qualifications in World Music and Dance and in Heritage Skills.

(1) World Music and Dance Examinations

PRSSV is the leading examination board concerned with the support and promotion of World Music. It has over 25 years of experience in providing graded examinations in all subjects of Indian classical music and now is providing examinations for Bozouki and Steel Pan.

All students who appear for these examinations will have studied in a unitized programme accredited by OCN Credit4Learning which is a nationally recognised accrediting organisation. For example, passing Level 3 demonstrates that a student is able to sustain academic study at A-Level

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(2) Heritage Skills

PRSSV provides accredited qualifications in heritage skills, including oral history, exhibition development, digitisation and care of collections. For further information on these qualifications, as well as on bespoke training, for organisations and groups undertaking heritage projects:  please click Heritage Skills

 

PRSSV Examinations Syllabuses 2017

  Hindustani Subjects

Bansuri (Flute)
Dhol
Gayan (Hindustani Vocal)
Gurmat Sangeet
Harmonium/Keyboard
Kathak
Sarangi
Sitar 
Tabla

 

Carnatic Subjects Western Subjects

 

Prepared Performance Content Sheet - Hindustani 
*Repertoire Form for Carnatic Vocal

**Contact PRSSV for syllabuses and for more information.

 

Mandatory Instructions for taking Sangeet Exams

For candidates appearing in New Grades:

  • Application forms must be filled in completely and correctly. Incomplete (any blank column) forms will be rejected.
  • The examination fee must be paid within two working days of submitting the form.
  • It is YOUR RESPONISBIILTY to ensure the details are complete, correct and the application form with fees reach the office before closing date and time.
  • Applications may be accepted after closing date only if seats are available and with late fee of £20. Please contact us first to check.
  • Examination fees are neither refundable nor transferable. 
  • A candidate can have the examination postponed only in the case of a medical emergency. In such a case, failing to provide a medical certificate will result in cancellation of the exam and the candidate will have to apply and pay again for the next examination. 
  • A candidate may enter any level.
  • A candidate has to pass all grades between all levels.
  • Candidates can not appear in two grades in the same examination. A candidate must wait for previous grade’s result before applying for the next grade.

For candidates appearing for RESIT (Theory or Practical):

  • A candidate can resit twice if they fail either theory or practical. 
  • If a candidate, even after two resists, fails to achieve 50% in the respective exam, he/she will have to appear for both theory and practical again by following the procedure for appearing in the new grade.

 

Application Forms - For all subjects

 

World Music and Dance Examinations Application Form 2017-18 - Typeable File

World Music and Dance Examinations Application Form 2017-18 - Printable File

 

Upcoming Exam Dates 2017

 

ExamDate                             

Exam Centre

  Subjects

LastDate(by    5:00 PM)          

17 Dec. 2016

Harrow (UK)

Hindustani Vocal & Harmonium

 

Closed

14 Jan. 2017

Reading (UK)

Carnatic Vocal

Closed

28 Jan. 2017

Manchester (UK)

Tabla, Sitar, Flute, Harmonium,
Hindustani Vocal, Keyboard

Closed

4 Feb. 2017

Harrow (UK)

Carnatic Vocal

Closed

25 Feb. 2017

Harrow (UK)

Tabla, Sitar, Flute, Kathak, Harmonium,
Hindustani Vocal, Dhol, Keyboard

 

Closed

       

 

12 March 2017 

Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham (UK)

Tabla, Dhol, Sitar, Kathak

 

Closed

 

18 March 2017

VOICE 
Manchester (UK)

Hindustani Vocal

Closed

 

30 March 2017

Leamingtom (UK)

Steel Pan

Closed

 

08 April 2017

 Ilford/Woodford (UK)

Carnatic Vocal

Closed

 

22 April 2017

 

Harrow (UK) Harmonium and 
Hindustani Vocal
Closed

 

29 April 2017

 

Reading (UK) Carnatic Vocal Closed

 

30 April 2017

 

Harrow (UK) Carnatic Vocal Closed

 

20 May 2017

Harrow (UK)

Tabla, Sitar, Flute, Kathak, Harmonium,
Hindustani Vocal, Dhol, Keyboard

 

Extended  23April 2017

 

8 July 2017

Harrow (UK)

Tabla, Sitar, Flute, Kathak, Harmonium, Hindustani Vocal, Dhol, Keyboard

 

25 May 2017

 

04 November, 2017

 

Harrow (UK) Tabla, Sitar, Flute, Kathak, Harmonium, Hindustani Vocal, Dhol, Keyboard 16 September 2017