Academic grading in Pakistan

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There are several universities and recognized schools in Pakistan which make grades and percentages according to their requires. Three grading scales are commonly used in higher education in Pakistan.

List of grades[edit]

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Grade Description WES Equivalency
A Excellent
B Good B
C Satisfactory C+
Pass C
F Fail F
Grade Percentage WES Equivalency
81 - 100 A
60 - 79 B
50 - 59 C
40 - 49 D
0 - 39 E

In old grading system consisting of “Division Scheme”, the range of percentage of marks is as follows:

Percentage of Marks Division
60 - 100 First
45 - 59.99 Second
33 - 44.99 Third
0 - 32.99 Fail

The grading system according to the percentage of marks in Division Scheme is as follows:

Percentage of Marks Grade Description
80% and above A1- 5points Exceptional
70% and above but below 80% A- 4points Excellent
60% and above but below 70% B- 3.5points Very Good
50% and above but below 60% C- 3points Good
40% and above but below 50% D- 2points Fair
below 40% to minimum pass marks E- 1point Satisfactory
below 33% or passing marks F- 0point Fail

Another grading scale is commonly used in lower education:

Percentage of Marks Grade Description
80% and above A1 Exceptional
70% and above but below 80% A Excellent
60% and above but below 70% B Very Good
50% and above but below 60% C Good
40% and above but below 50% D Fair
below 40% to minimum pass marks E Satisfactory
below 33% or passing marks F Fail