Academic grading in Pakistan

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List of grades[edit]

A1

Grade Description WES Equivalency
A
Excellent
B Good B
C Satisfactory C+
D Pass C
F Fail F
Grade Percentage WES Equivalency
80 - 100 A Pass
60 - 79 B Pass
50 - 59 C Pass
40 - 49 D Pass
0 - 39 E Fail

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 matriculation and 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