Subjects examined by the Board are:

 

  1. Bharatha Natyam
  2. Carnatic Keyboard
  3. Carnatic Vocal
  4. Veena
  5. Carnatic Violin
  6. Mirudangam
  7. Carnatic Flute
  8. Tabla
  9. Jalatharagam

 

There are 9 Grades for each subject. Candidates will have to do Practical and Theory Exams for all subjects.

 

Cy Star Grade 1 and 2 will have Theory orally along with their Practical test.
Cy Star Grade 3 and above will have to sit for a written Theory paper. Candidates can choose to answer in English or Tamil.
Cy Star Candidates completing the 8th Grade will be awarded a Diploma with the title ‘Kalajothy’. They should complete Grade 7 (Practical & Theory) to qualify for  Diploma and title ” Kalajothy”. 
Cy Star Candidates who complete the 9th Grade or Post Diploma will be awarded the title ‘Vidya Bushan’. They should complete  Grade 7 & Grade 8 ( Practical & Theory ) to qualify for Post Diploma and title “Vidya Bushan”. 

 

Our Pride

 

Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to introduce the Post Diploma Grade for students completing the Diploma. (2003)
Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to introduce Fine Arts Examinations twice a year in Spring & Autumn to enable students to sit at a time convenient to them. (2003)
Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to issue Diploma &Post Diploma Certificates in Gold lettering (2003)
Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to sponsor students to get advanced training in India. (2005)
Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to give the “Kala Thilakam Award” to students completing the Diploma and performing the Arangetram in the same discipline. (2006)
Cy Star Oriental Examination Board London is the First to Conduct “Graduation Ceremony” for students completing Diploma and Post Diploma, and introducing “Gold Medalist of the year” (2008)