# Grading System in India

**Grading Scales:**

## Most Common

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade | Notes |
---|---|---|---|---|

60.00 - 100.00 | First Division/First Class | A | ||

50.00 - 59.00 | Second Class/Second Division | B | ||

40.00 - 49.00 | Third Class/Third Division/Pass Class | C | Please note, minimum pass can vary, typically between 30 and 40 | |

G | Conceded Pass/Grace Marks | D | ||

0.00 - 39.00 | Below Minimum Pass | F | Any grade below the institutions' minimum pass |

## Letter grade

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

AA | 10.00 | Outstanding | A |

A+ | 10.00 | Outstanding | A |

AB | 9.00 - 9.99 | Excellent | A- |

A | 9.00 - 9.99 | Excellent | A- |

BB | 8.00 - 8.99 | Very Good | B |

B | 8.00 - 8.99 | Very Good | B |

BC | 7.00 - 7.99 | Good | B- |

B- | 7.00 - 7.99 | Good | B- |

CC | 6.00 - 6.99 | Pass | C |

C | 5.00 - 5.99 | Pass | C |

FF | 0.00 - 4.99 | Failed | F |

F | 0.00 - 5.99 | Fail | F |

NA | Not Appeared | - |

## UGC 10-point Grading Scale

Along with the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS) Reforms of 2015, the standardized 10-point scale was introduced. It is being gradually phased in at certain institutions. Variations exist in its application, care should be taken to reconcile differences in degree classification and gpa calculated with this scale.Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

O | 10.00 | Outstanding | A |

A+ | 9.00 | Excellent | A |

A | 8.00 | Very Good | B+ |

B+ | 7.00 | Good | B |

B | 6.00 | Above Average | B- |

C | 5.00 | Average | C |

P | 4.00 | Pass | C |

F | 0.00 | Fail | F |

Ab | 0.00 | Absent | - |

## CBSE Secondary School Examination Continuous and Comprehensive

New CBSE Grading 2010-presentGrade | Scale | Scale 2 | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A-1 | 10.00 - 10.00 | 91.00 - 100.00 | A |

A-2 | 9.00 - 9.00 | 81.00 - 89.00 | A |

B-1 | 8.00 - 8.00 | 71.00 - 80.00 | B |

B-2 | 7.00 - 7.00 | 61.00 - 70.00 | B |

C-1 | 6.00 - 6.00 | 51.00 - 60.00 | C |

C-2 | 5.00 - 5.00 | 41.00 - 50.00 | C |

D | 4.00 - 4.00 | 33.00 - 40.00 | D |

E-1 | 0.00 - 0.00 | 21.00 - 32.00 | F |

E-2 | 0.00 - 0.00 | 0.00 - -2.00 | F |

## University of Mumbai 7-point Absolute

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

O | 70.00 - 100.00 | A+ |

A | 60.00 - 69.00 | A |

B | 55.00 - 59.00 | B+ |

C | 50.00 - 54.00 | B |

D | 45.00 - 49.00 | C+ |

E | 40.00 - 44.00 | C |

F | 0.00 - 39.00 | F |

## Anna University

Grade | Scale | Scale 2 | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

S | 10.00 | 91.00 - 100.00 | A |

A | 9.00 | 81.00 - 90.00 | A |

B | 8.00 | 71.00 - 80.00 | B+ |

C | 7.00 | 61.00 - 70.00 | B |

D | 6.00 | 57.00 - 60.00 | B- |

E | 5.00 | 50.00 - 56.00 | C |

U | 0.00 | 0.00 - 49.00 | F |

## Cochin University of Science and Technology

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

S | 10.00 | A |

A | 9.00 | A |

B | 8.00 | B+ |

C | 7.00 | B |

D | 6.00 | B- |

F | 0.00 | F |

## Christ University

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

A | 80.00 - 100.00 | A |

A- | 73.00 - 79.00 | A- |

B+ | 66.00 - 72.00 | B+ |

B | 60.00 - 65.00 | B |

B- | 55.00 - 59.00 | B- |

C+ | 50.00 - 54.00 | C+ |

C | 45.00 - 49.00 | C |

D | 40.00 - 44.00 | D |

F | 0.00 - 39.00 | F |

## ICFAI Foundation for Higher Education

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A | 10.00 | Excellent | A |

B | 8.00 | Good | B+ |

C | 6.00 | Fair | B- |

D | 4.00 | Poor | C |

E | 2.00 | Exposed | F |

## Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

A+ | 11.00 | A+ |

A | 10.00 | A |

A- | 9.00 | A |

B | 8.00 | B+ |

B- | 7.00 | B |

C | 6.00 | B- |

C- | 5.00 | C |

D | 4.00 | C |

E | 2.00 | F |

F | 0.00 | F |

## Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A | 10.00 | Excellent | A |

B | 8.00 | Good | B+ |

C | 6.00 | Average | B- |

D | 4.00 | Marginal | C |

E | Fail | F | |

F | Fail | F |

## Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

O | 10.00 | Exceptional Good | A+ |

A | 10.00 | Excellent | A |

B+ | 9.00 | Very Good | A |

B | 8.00 | Good | B+ |

C+ | 7.00 | Fair | B |

C | 6.00 | Average | B- |

D+ | 5.00 | Below Average | C |

D | 4.00 | Marginal | C |

F | 0.00 | Fail | F |

## Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

A | 10.00 | A |

B | 8.00 | B+ |

C | 6.00 | B- |

D | 4.00 | C |

F | 0.00 | F |

## International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A+ | 10.00 | Outstanding | A |

A | 9.00 | Excellent | A |

B+ | 8.00 | Very Good | B+ |

B | 7.00 | Good | B |

C+ | 6.00 | Fair | B- |

C | 5.00 | Satisfactory | C |

F | 0.00 | Fail | F |

## Jain University

Grade | Scale | Scale 2 | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

S++ | 10.00 | 95.00 - 100.00 | A+ |

S+ | 9.50 | 90.00 - 94.00 | A |

S | 9.00 | 85.00 - 89.00 | A |

A++ | 8.50 | 80.00 - 84.00 | A- |

A+ | 8.00 | 75.00 - 79.00 | B+ |

A | 7.50 | 70.00 - 74.00 | B |

B+ | 7.00 | 65.00 - 69.00 | B |

B | 6.50 | 60.00 - 64.00 | B |

C+ | 6.00 | 55.00 - 59.00 | B- |

C | 5.50 | 50.00 - 54.00 | C+ |

D+ | 5.00 | 45.00 - 49.00 | C |

D | 4.50 | 40.00 - 44.00 | C |

f | 0.00 | 0.00 - 39.00 | F |

## Mahatma Gandhi University (Four Point)

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A | 4.00 | Excellent | A |

B | 3.00 | Very Good | B+ |

C | 2.00 | Good | B |

D | 1.00 | Average | C |

E | 0.00 | Poor | F |

## Manipal Institute of Technology

Grade | Scale | US Grade |
---|---|---|

A+ | 10.00 | A |

A | 9.00 | A |

B | 8.00 | B+ |

C | 7.00 | B |

D | 6.00 | B- |

E | 5.00 | C |

F | 0.00 | F |

## National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

A | 10.00 | Outstanding | A |

AB | 9.00 | Excellent | A |

B | 8.00 | Very Good | B+ |

BC | 7.00 | Good | B |

C | 6.00 | Average | B- |

CD | 5.00 | Below Average | C |

D | 4.00 | Marginal | C |

F | 0.00 | Fail | F |

## SASTRA University

Grade | Scale | Grade Description | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

S | 10.00 | Exemplary | A |

A+ | 9.00 | Outstanding | A |

A | 8.00 | Excellent | B+ |

B | 7.00 | Very Good | B |

C | 6.00 | Good | B- |

D | 5.00 | Pass | C |

F | 2.00 | Fail | F |

## University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (Ten point)

2015 onwardsGrade | Scale | Scale 2 | US Grade |
---|---|---|---|

O | 10.00 | 91.00 - 100.00 | A |

A+ | 9.00 | 81.00 - 90.00 | A |

A | 8.00 | 71.00 - 80.00 | B+ |

B+ | 7.00 | 61.00 - 70.00 | B |

B | 6.00 | 51.00 - 60.00 | B- |

C+ | 5.00 | 46.00 - 50.00 | C |

C | 4.00 | 40.00 - 45.00 | C |

F | 0.00 | 0.00 - 39.00 | F |

## University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (Four point)

2014 and priorGrade | US Grade |
---|---|

A+ | A+ |

A | A |

A- | A- |

B+ | B+ |

B | B |

B- | B- |

C+ | C+ |

C | C |

C- | C- |

D+ | D+ |

D | D |

F | F |