Trinity College London Certification

With a quite rich and prosperous cultural heritage, Trinity in India has been dating back since 1892. Trinity College London(TCL) is a board exam that offers to assess the level of your Creative & Performing Arts and English Language by international standards. It has been noted that around 100,000 candidates have applied from over 100 centres in India for this assessment, every year.

Trinity College London and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama consolidated the division of performing arts examination with the external examination, in the year 2014. This is how the renowned Trinity Guildhall Examination Board came into existence. Eventually, in the year 2012, the name  Trinity Guildhall Examination Board was relinquished and came to be known as Trinity College London. Today they deliver 500,000 assessments each year worldwide with an ever growing international network.

Assessments of TCL is conducted by professors of Trinity College London, in person and the  Trinity College London is held in two categories: Performing Arts Examinations and Language examinations.

I. Performing Arts Examinations:

These examinations are held in the following three categories in the field of art:

a. Music

The Trinity College London offers a graded assessment of both music based theory and performance examination. The music exam is conducted widely under three categories: the performance of musical pieces, technical work and sight and innovation. Under these categories, there are a wide spectrum of courses which include singing, electronic keyboard, piano, woodwind instruments, string instruments, music composition, jazz, contemporary and classical music

TCL is basically divided into three levels: Foundation, Intermediate and Advance which is used define your level of expertise. Being a levelled assessment, it has various Grades, from 1 to 8, which determines the level of difficulty of the test and the candidates have the ability to choose and flexibly opt for various dates on which the examination would be held. The candidates are graded from 1 to 100, where 1 is the lowest while 100 being the highest. The passing mark of this assessment is 60. There has been a recent introduction of the genre, Rock & Pop in TCL for bass, keyboard, guitar, vocals and drums.

b. Drama and Performance

The Trinity College London has an acute procedure of assessing Drama and Performance. This exam allows both students and teacher to be qualified in the field of drama and speech and it can be taken by an individual, pairs and even group. The assessment can be held in Individual Acting Skills, Group Performance, Musical Theatre, Choral Speaking, Shakespeare and Communication.

Analogous to the Music examination, even Drama and Performance is a levelled exam which is held in three stages: Foundation, Intermediate and Advanced.

c. Arts Award

This examination is held within the United Kingdom in collaboration with Arts Council England and awards its candidates with a degree in Arts.

II. Language Examinations

The Trinity College London conducts an examination in Communication and Language Skills which checks for the level of verbal and written English of every candidate.  The syllabus of this examination is suited for candidates of all ages since individuals can freely opt for the level of their proficiency, from pre-foundation to Level 8, based on their competencies.

This assessment has successfully aided in ameliorating the confidence and adeptness of various professionals through the extensive communication and specialist language syllabus, each level has. On a wholesome level, this assessment has proven to be an invaluable asset for all the professions. May it be law, medicine, engineering, business, religion, politics, etc, every single profession requires eloquent communication for which TCL fully prepares you.

The Curriculum of Music Graded Exam:

The syllabus of theoretical music assessment of TCL is framed in such a way that it corresponds to the contemporary teaching and learning styles. The Workbooks depict the enticing study material in a vivid and rational format attracting both students and teachers. The whole syllabus of the assessment is available in easily accessible workbooks.

Basically, the syllabus of this theoretical music exam is a comprehensive and elaborative structure that enlightens its candidates with the true knowledge of music, for all the grades from foundation to Grade 8. 

You can download the Syllabus for Theory of Music here and you can download the supplementary here.

Please Note: This exam is conducted in person by the professors of TCL who fly from the UK to India, especially to conduct this assessment, so a candidate should thoroughly go through the syllabus and make sure that he fits into the respective category and meet all the relevant requirements.

Dates for this exam in 2017:

a. May Session 2017: You must register before Monday, Mach 27, 2017, to appear the following exams:

    • Date:  Saturday 6 May, 9.30am(IST)
    • Date: Monday 8 May, 9.30am(IST)

b. November Session 2017: You must register before Monday, September 25, 2017, to appear the following exams:

    • Date: Saturday 4 November, 9.30am(IST)
    • Date: Monday 6 November, 9.30am(IST)

You can access the sample papers and previous year papers through the Trinity College London’s website.

You can be updated with the latest publications, syllabus and dates by registering at Register your interest 

We at WeGotGuru have a total number of ten toppers in various field of the Trinity College London, which is a remarkable achievement on our part. 






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