Fundamentals Grades 5-3Makeup Examination

For Fundamentals Grade, it is possible to take a makeup examination if the candidates fail, regardless of their scores.

Eligibility for the Makeup Examination

For Fundamentals Grade, it is possible to take a makeup examination if the candidates fail, regardless of their scores.

Validity of Makeup Examination

Candidates can take makeup examinations as many times as they wish as long as it is within 2 years from the day when the candidates took all subjects of the examination.

E.g.
Date of Examination in all subjects : March 25, 2008
Valid until March 24, 2010

Subjects of Makeup Examinations

There are total of 5 subjects from which the candidate may choose 1 to 4 subjects upon application.

  • After application, it is not allowed to change the subject/s.
  • If the candidate applies for the makeup examination, the score(s) for the applied subject(s) will be updated with latest one(s).
  • If the candidate applies for the subject/s and does not take it/them at the examination, he/she will receive zero for the subject/s.
  • If the candidate is absent on the makeup examination day, the points acquired in the previous examination will be effective.
  • If a candidate acquires over 60 points in every subject but fails to get a minimum of 375 points in total, he/she will need to consider the subjects for a makeup examination which will be needed in order to achieve a total of 375 points or more.
  • The candidate must take both (a) and (b) for "Solfege" and "Keyboard Work" in the makeup examination.

Examination Fee

Same as the Fundamentals Grade Examination Fee.

How to Apply for the Makeup Examination

The procedure is the same as for a regular application.
Be sure to indicate the correct code number(s) and the subject(s) applied for the makeup examination on the application form.

Results

If the candidate acquires 375 points or higher in total, and over 60 points in every subject, he/she will pass the examination as a whole. Markings from the previous examination will be applied in subjects for which the candidate did not take the makeup examination.

Notes

  • Application fee is not refundable under any circumstances.
  • On receipt of exam admission slip, please check if everything is correct (subjects to take, grade level, etc.). If there is something different from what the candidate applied for, please contact the nearest Yamaha Music School or subsidiary/distributor.
    We cannot accept any request for correction on the day of examination. If the candidate fails to claim the change, he/she must take the examination in subject(s) indicated on the exam admission slip.