In Egypt the academic grading system functions with a worded grade and increases in increments from 30-10 points.
The title gayyid giddan or very good denotes the second highest mark possible, on par with a "B" student.
||Excellent (Momtaz) (Arabic: ممتاز)
||Very good or Distinct (Gayed Gedan) (Arabic: جيد جدًا)
||Good (Gayed) or credit(Arabic: جيد)
||Acceptable (Maqboul)or pass (Arabic: مقبول)
||Weak (Daeef) (Arabic: ضعيف)
||Very weak (Daeef Gedan) (Arabic: ضعيف جدًا)
- ^ "Graduate admissions". The American University in Cairo.