AMEB Examination Dates

Things you need to remember:

  • Students who are preparing for examinations, must purchase the appropriate exam book(s).
  • All pencil marks have to be removed from the original score.


Thursday 28th of January Australia Day
Monday 11th of March Labour Day
Friday 19th of April Good Friday
Saturday 20th of April Day following Good Friday
Sunday 21st of April Easter Sunday
Monday 22nd of April Easter Monday
Thursday 25th of April ANZAC Day
Monday 10th of June Queen’s Birthday
Friday 27th of September AFL Grand Final Friday
Tuesday 5th of November Melbourne Cup


Practical Exam Session Practical Session Dates Closing Dates for Entries
Melbourne Metropolitan
1st Metropolitan 29 April – 19 May 1 March
2nd Metropolitan 20 May – 7 June 22 March
3rd Metropolitan 11 June – 26 June 5 April
4th Metropolitan 12 August – 8 September 14 June
5th Metropolitan 7 October – 17 November 26 July
Country Victoria
2nd Country Piano 11 November – 8 December 23 August
2nd Country Instrumental 11 November – 8 December 23 August
Special Subjects 1st Special Subjects 22 July – 4 August 24 May
2nd Special Subjects 18 November – 8 December 30 August
Music Theory
Theory of Music 21 August 7 June
  20 August (Aural)