Academic grading in Bangladesh

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This article is a summary of academic grading in Bangladesh. Two types of grading systems are available in this country, Grade Point Average (GPA) & Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

Ed: Sudipta Saha
Grading system in school[1]
Class interval Letter grade Grade point
80-100 A+ 5.0
70–79 A 4.0
60-69 A- 3.5
50–59 B 3.0
40–49 C 2.0
33–39 D 1.0
0–32 F 0.0

University System[edit]

Degree evaluation with ″class″ in University (e.g., First Class, Second Class, Third class, Pass)

The bachelor's and master's degrees result of the public universities in Bangladesh, e.g., University of Dhaka, Bangladesh National University, Bangladesh Agricultural University, Rajshahi University, University of Chittagong, can be classified according to the British undergraduate degree classification system, when it is evaluated with class grade. GPA above or equal to 3 is equal to 1st Class in honours degree in Bangladesh. This means,

  • CGPA 3.00 to 4.00 = 1st Class
  • CGPA 2.25 to 2.99 = 2nd Class
  • CGPA 2.00 to 2.24 = 3rd Class
Grading system in Public Universities [2]
Class interval Letter grade Grade point Remarks
80-100 A+ 4.00 First Class
75-79 A 3.75 First Class
70-74 A- 3.50 First Class
65-69 B+ 3.25 First Class
60-64 B 3.00 First Class
55-59 B- 2.75 Second Class
50-54 C+ 2.50 Second Class
45-49 C 2.25 Second Class Upper
40-44 D 2.00 Third Class
0-39 F 0.00 Fail
Grading system in Private Universities [3]
Grading system in North South University [4]
Class interval Letter grade Grade point Remarks
93-100 A 4.00 Excellent
90-93 A- 3.70
87-89 B+ 3.30
83-86 B 3.00 Good
80-82 B- 2.70
77-79 C+ 2.30
73-76 C 2.00 Average
70-72 C- 1.70
67-69 D+ 1.30
60-66 D 1.00 Poor
00-59 F 0.00
- W 0.00 Withdraw
- I 0.00 Incompete
- R 0.00 Retaken
Grading system in BRAC University
Class interval Letter grade Grade point
97-100 A+ Exceptional 4.00
90-100 A Excellent 4.00
85 - <90 A- 3.70
80 - <85 B+ 3.30
75 - <80 B Good 3.00
70 - <75 B- 2.70
65 - <70 C+ 2.30
60 - <65 C Average 2.00
57 - <60 C- 1.70
55 - <57 D+ 1.30
52 - <55 D Poor 1.00
50 - <52 D- 0.7
<50 F Failure 0.00
Grading system in East West University
Class interval Letter grade Grade point
97 & Above A+ 4.00
90-Below 97 A 4.00
87-Below 90 A- 3.70
83-Below 87 B+ 3.30
80-Below 83 B 3.00
77-Below 80 B- 2.70
73-Below 77 C+ 2.30
70-Below 73 C 2.00
67-Below 70 C- 1.70
63-Below 67 D+ 1.30
60-Below 63 D 1.00
Below 60 F 0.00
Grading system in United International University
Class interval Letter grade Assessment Grade point
90 - 100 A Outstanding 4.00
86 - 89 A- Excellent 3.67
82 - 85 B+ Very Good 3.33
78 - 81 B Good 3.00
74 - 77 B- Above Average 2.67
70 - 73 C+ Average 2.33
66 - 69 C Below Average 2.00
62 - 65 C- Poor 1.67
58 - 61 D+ Very poor 1.33
55 - 57 D Pass 1.00
<55 F Fail 0.00
Grading system in University of Asia Pacific
Numerical Grade Letter grade Assessment Grade point
80% and above A+ (A Plus) 4.00
75% to less than 80% A (A Regular) 3.75
70% to less than 75% A- (A Minus) 3.50
65% to less than 70% B+ (B Plus) 3.25
60% to less than 65% B (B Regular) 3.00
55% to less than 60% B- (B Minus) 2.75
50% to less than 55% C+ (C Plus) 2.50
45% to less than 50% C (C Regular) 2.25
40% to less than 45% D - 2.00
Less than 40% F - 0.00
Exemption E - -
Incomplete I - -
Grading system in International University of Business Agriculture and Technology
Class interval Letter grade Grade point Remarks
90-100 A 4.00 Excellent
87-89 B+ 3.7 Very Good
84-86 B 3.4 Good
80-83 B- 3.1 Good
77-79 C+ 2.8 Average
74-76 C 2.5 Above Average
70-73 C- 2.2 Below Average
65-69 D+ 1.5 Poor
60-64 D 1.0 Pass
01-59 F 0.0 Failing
I Incomplete
W Withdrawal
Grading system in University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh
Class interval Letter grade Grade point
95-100 A+ 4.00
90-95 A 3.80
86-89 A- 3.20
80-85 B+ 3.00
76-80 B 2.90
70-75 B- 2.80
65-69 C 2.50
61-64 C- 1.99
55-60 D 1.25
50-55 D- 1.00
0-49 F 0.00

Grading system in East Delta University [5]

Percentage (Marks) Letter Grades G.P.A.
93% & Above A 4.0
89% – <93% A- 3.7
86% – <89% B+ 3.3
82% – <86% B 3.0
79% – <82% B- 2.7
75% – <79% C+ 2.3
72% – <75% C 2.0
69% – <72% C- 1.7
65% – <69% D+ 1.3
60% – <65% D 1.0
<59% F 0.0
Grading system in American International University-Bangladesh
Class interval Letter grade Grade point
94-100 A+ 4.00
90-93 A 3.75
86-89.99 A- 3.50
82-85.99 B+ 3.25
78-81.99 B 3.00
74-77.99 B- 2.75
70-73.99 C+ 2.50
66-69.99 C 2.25
62-65.99 C- 2.00
58-61.99 D+ 1.75
54-57.99 D 1.50
50-53.99 D- 1.00
0-49.99 F 0.00
Grading system in Private Universities except above Universities.
Class interval Letter grade Grade point Remarks
80-100 A+ 4.00 First Class
75-79 A 3.75 First Class
70-74 A- 3.50 First Class
65-69 B+ 3.25 First Class
60-64 B 3.00 First Class
55-59 B- 2.75 Second Class
50-54 C+ 2.50 Second Class
45-49 C 2.25 Second Class Upper
40-44 D 2.00 Third Class
0-39 F 0.00 Fail

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Letter Grade System of Individual Subject". Education Board Bangladesh. Retrieved 6 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Photo". www.ctgpoly.gov.bd. Retrieved 2020-06-09.
  3. ^ "Some thoughts on university grading systems". The Daily Star. 2018-02-18.
  4. ^ "Grading Policy of North South University". North South University.
  5. ^ "Grading System of East Delta University". East Delta University.

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