Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
July 31, 2014
 
 
Canadian Excellence

students3-right

Country List



This information is subject to change. Please check with our admission team for more information.

Country List
 
A

AFGHANISTAN

Baccalauria and University Entrance Exam (Concours)

Secondary Level (100 point grading scale)

 Score

Equivalent 

 90-100

 80-89

 55-79

 40-54

 0-39

ALBANIA
Certificate of Maturity/Secondary School Leaving Certificate

Score

Description 

Equivalent 

 10

dhjete 

 9

nente 

 8

tete 

 7

shtate 

 6

gjashte 

 5

pese 


ALGERIA
Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire or GCE A-Levels

 Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent

 16-20

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assez bien 

Good enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail 


 

AMERICAN-BASED SYSTEMS
  • Completion of Grade 12 with superior academic standing
  • Admissions average is based on the top 6 Grade 12 courses and minimum requirements vary depending on the program
  • An SAT score of 1650 overall with a minimum of 550 in each component.or an ACT score of 24
  • Applicants who do not present the above criteria will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Applicants who are studying in a US curriculum outside of the US do not have to present an SAT or ACT score.

SAT University Code - 0893      ACT University Code - 5375

Ontario

Description

U.S. Grade

Equivalent

80 - 100%

Excellent

A

A

70 - 79%

Good

B

B

56 - 69%

Satisfactory

C

D+/C

50 – 55%

Poor

D

D-/D

0 – 49%

Fail

F

F

ANDORA

3 systems, French, Spanish and Andorran which would require a Btaxillerat (Baccalaureate) for admission (school profile required)

 

ANGOLA
Secondary School Leaving Certificate and successful completion of Diploma of Pre-University Education

Grade

Equivalent 

 16-20

 13-15

 10-12

 1-9

ANGUILLA

See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEM"


ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

 Ontario

CXC Description 

CXC Grade 

CAPE Grade 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Comprehensive 

 70-79%

Good 

II 

II 

B/B+ CAPE 

 60-69%

Fairly Good 

III 

III 

C/B CAPE 

 50-59%

Moderate 

IV 

IV 

D/C CAPE

 0-49%

Limited 

E/D CAPE 

 0-49%

Very Limited

VI 

VI 

 0-49%

n/a

n/a 

VII 

CAPE 


ARGENTINA
Bachillerato Especializado

 Secondary Grading Scale

Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 10

Sobresaliente / Outstanding 

 8-9

Muy Bueno / Very Good 

 7

Bueno / Good 

 6

Aprobado / Pass 

 1-5

Reprobado / Fail 

ARMENIA

 Number Armenian  Translation  Equivalent 
 5 Gerazants  Excellent 
 4 Lav  Good 
 3 Bavarar  Satisfactory 
 2 Anbavarar  Unsatisfactory 
 1 Tapalats  Fail 

 Number Equivalent 
 19-20
 15-18
 8-14
 1-7

ARUBA

Numeric Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 10 Uitmuntend  Excellent 
 9 Zeer Goed  Very Good 
 8 Goed  Good 
 7 Ruim Voldoende  Amply Satisfactory 
 6 Voldoende  Satisfactory 
 5 Bijna Voldoende  Almost Satisfactory 
 4 Onvoldoende  Insufficient 
 3 Gering  Low 
 2 Slecht  Bad 
 1 Zeer Slecht  Very Bad 

AUSTRALIA
Year 12 Secondary School Certificate qualifying for entrance to post-secondary education

Australian Capital Territory

 Grade

Description 

Equivalent

 A

Very High Achievement 

 B

High Achievement 

 C

Clearly Satisfactory / Sound Achievement

 D

Limited Achievement / allowed to continue 

 E

Very Limited / Few skills mastered 

New South Wales

Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 Band 6

90 HSC Marks 

 Band 5

80 HSC Marks 

 Band 4

70 HSC marks 

 Band 3

60 HSC Marks 

 Band 2

50 HSC Marks 

 Band 1

Less than 50 HSC Marks 

Northern Territory

 Grade

Numeric Score 

Description 

Equivalent 

 A

20 

Outstanding 

 A

17-19 

Very high 

 B

14-16 

High 

 C

11-13 

Competent 

 D

8-10 

Marginal 

 E

0-7 

Low 

Queensland

 Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 VH

Very High Achievement 

 HA

High Achievement 

 SA

Sound Achievement 

 LA

Limited Achievement / allowed to continue 

 VLA

Very Low Achievement 

South Australia

Grade

Numeric Score 

Description 

Equivalent 

 A

20 

Outstanding Achievement 

 17-19

Very High Achievement 

 B

14-16 

High Achievement 

 C

11-13 

Competent Achievement 

 D

8-11 

Marginal Achievement 

 E

3-7 

Low Achievement 

 0-2

Requirements Not Met / No Grade 

 SA

Satisfactory Achievement 

Pass 

 RA

Recorded Achievement 

Pass 

 RNM

Requirement Not Met 

Fail 

Tasmania

 Grade

Numeric Score 

Description 

Equivalent 

 OA

17-20 

Outstanding Achievement 

 HA

9-16 

High Achievement 

 SA

1-8 

Satisfactory Achievement 

Victoria

Grade

Description 

Equivalent

 A

Very High 

 B

High 

 C

Very Satisfactory 

 D

Satisfactory 

 E

Low 

 F

Very Low 

 S

Satisfactory 

Pass 

 N

Not Satisfactory 

Fail 

 UG

Ungraded 

Fail 

Western Australia

Grade

Ranking 

Description 

Equivalent 

 A

Top 20% 

Excellent Achievement 

 B

Next 20% 

High Achievement 

 C

Next 30% 

Sound Achievement 

 D

Next 20% 

Limited Achievement 

 F

Next 10% 

Inadequate Achievement 


AUSTRIA
Reifeprufung (Matura)/Reifezeugnis 

Number

Description 

English 

Equivalent 

 1

Sehr Gut 

Very Good 

 2

Gut 

Good 

 3

Befriedigend 

Satisfactory 

C+ 

 4

Genugend 

Sufficient 

 5

Nicht Genugend 

Insufficient 

AZERBAIJAN

Azerbaijani Grade Equivalent 
 Secondary Education Higher Education  Description  Percentage 
 5 a'la  excellent  90-100% 
 4 yaxsi  good  70-89% 
 3 kafi  satisfactory  60-69% 
 meqbul passed 
 qeyri-meqbul not passed 

 
B

BAHAMAS
Senior matriculation and GCE A-levels or one year at College of the Bahamas

 Ontario

The Bahamas Grade 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

 70-79%

 60-69%

 50-59%

 0-49%


BAHRAIN
Tawjahiya (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) 

Indigenous Grade

Indigenous Grade 

Equivalent 

 80-100

Excellent 

 70-79

Very Good 

 60-69

Good 

 50-59

Average 

 40-49

Below Average 

 Below 40

Fail 

BAILIWICK OF GUERNSEY

See British system

BANGLADESH
Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) 

Indigenous Grade

Indigenous Grade

Equivalent 

 60-100%

First Division 

 45-59%

Second Division 

 33-44%

Third (Pass) Division 

 0-32%


BARBADOS
see "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

 Ontario

CXC Description 

CXC Grade 

CAPE Grade 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Comprehensive 

 70-79%

Good 

II 

II 

B/B+ CAPE 

 60-69%

Fairly Good 

III 

III 

C/B CAPE 

 50-59%

Moderate 

IV 

IV 

D/C CAPE

 0-49%

Limited 

E/D CAPE 

 0-49%

Very Limited

VI 

VI 

 0-49%

n/a

n/a 

VII 

CAPE 


BELARUS
Certificate of Secondary Education

 Number

Description 

Equivalent 

 5

Excellent 

 4

Good 

 3

Satisfactory 

 Pass

Pass 

Pass 

 2

Unsatisfactory 



BELGIUM
Certificat d'Enseignement Secondaire Superiéur (Academic Stream)/Diploma van Secundair Onderwijs 

Grade (French/Dutch/English)

Percentage 

Points 

Equivalent 

 Plus grande distinction/Grootste onderscheiding/greatest distinction

90-100% 

18-20 

A+ 

 Grande Distinction/Grote onderscheiding/great distinction

80-89% 

16-17.99 

 Distinction/ Onderscheiding/ Distinction

70-79% 

14-15.99 

 Satisfaction/ Voldoening/ satisfactory

60-69% 

12-13.99 

10-11.9

0-9.99

*May be considered passing if entire year is passed

BELIZE
see "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"


 

BENIN

 Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assez bien  Good enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

BERMUDA
Completion of Upper Secondary School or High School Diploma from American Patterned School

 Ontario

AMERICAN PATTERN 

GCSE 

IGCSE 

GCE A-LEVEL 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

 70-79%

 67-69%

C+ 

C+ 

 63-66%

 50-62%

E (N, O) 

 0-49%

E (N, O) 


BHUTAN
Indian School Certificate (Class XII)

Percentage

Class 

Equivalent 

60-100%

First 

 50-59%

Second 

 40-49%

Third 

 0-39%

40% is the minimum passing grade

BOLIVIA
Bachillerato Humanistico and if applicable University Entrance Exam results 

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 7

Excelente

Excellent 

 6

May Bueno

Very Good 

 5

Bueno 

Good 

 3.7-4

Regular 

Average 

 3-3.6

Deficiente 

Deficient 

D or F 

 2

Malo 

Poor 

 1

Pesimo 

Very Poor (fail) 

 

BOLOGNA

High school diploma and first year standing.

 

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Matura (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Indigenous Scale 

Equivalent 

 5, odlican (excellent)

 4, vrlo dobar (very good)

B+ 

 3, dobar (good)

 2, dovoljan (satisfactory; fair)

 1, nedovoljan (insufficient; fail)


BOTSWANA
General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) and GCE A-levels or First Year standing from a recognized university

Grade

Class 

Equivalent 

 A

First Class 

 B

Second Class, First Division 

 C

Second Class, Second Division 

 D

Pass 

 E, F

Fail 


BRAZIL
Certificado de Conclusao de Ensino Medio and Vestibular (University Entrance Exam)/ENEM (Middle Education National Examination) 

Ontario

Most Common 

Alternate 

Translation 

Equivalent

 80-100%

9.0/90 to 10.0/100 

Otimo/SS-Superior Superior 

Excellent 

 70-79%

7.0/70 to 8.9/89 

Muito Born/Born/MS-Media Superior 

Above Average 

 60-69%

Varies-5.0 or 6.0 

Regular/MM-Media Minima/ME-Medio 

Average 

 50-59%

n/a 

MI-Media Inferior 

Inferior Average 

 49% or below

n/a 

II-Inferior Inferior; SR-Sem Rendimento 

Fail 



BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS

 

The General Certificate of Education or equivalent including 5 O-Level plus 2 A-Level subjects. Some programs may require additional A-level courses. Two AS level courses may be substituted for one A level course. A minimum average of B is required for all Honours programs. Transfer credit will be considered for A-level courses with a minimum final grade of B.
Cambridge Pre-U Minimum overall grade of Merit 2 with minimum of Merit 3 in required courses

 

Click here for more information about transfer credit.

 

BRITISH INDIAN OCEAN TERRITORY

See British system

 

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM
Brunei Cambridge GCE O and A-levels 

 Brunei

Equivalent 

 First Class Honours

 Second Class Honours, Upper Division

B+ 

 Second Class Honours, Lower Division

 Third Class Honours

C+ 

 Pass

 Fail


BULGARIA
Diploma Za Zavurcheno Sredno Obrazovanie (Diploma of Completion of Secondary Education) 

Numeric Value

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

Points 

 6

Otlichen 

Excellent 

4.00 

 5

Mnogo dobur 

Very Good 

4.00 

 4

Dobur 

Good 

3.00 

 3

Sreden 

Satisfactory 

2.00 

 2

Slab 

Poor/Fail 

0.00 

 Zachita se

Credited/Taken 


BURKINA FASO
Baccalauréat

 

BURUNDI

 Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 90-100% Excellent  Excellent 
 80-89% La Plus Grande Distinction  Highest distinction  B+ 
 70-79% Grande Distinction  High distinction 
 60-69% Distinction  Distinction  C+ 
 50-59% Satisfaction  Satisfactory 
 0-49% Ajourne  Fail 

 
C


CAMBODIA
Pre-university Preparatory Year results 

Grade

Equivalent 

10 

 9

B+ 

 8

 7

C+ 

 6

 5

 0-4


CAMEROON
Cameroon A-Levels or Baccalauréat

CAPE VERDE

 Grade Equivalent 
 16-20
 13-15
 10-12
 1-9


CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS
CXC plus CAPE or GCE O and A-Levels or First Year standing from University of West Indies

Overall Grade

Profile Grade 

Profile Description 

 I

Candidate shows acomprehensive grasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

 II

Candidate shows a fairlygoodgrasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

 III

Candidate shows a fairly good grasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

 IV

Candidate shows amoderate grasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

 V

Candidate shows alimitedgrasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

 VI

Candidate shows a very limited grasp of the key concepts, knowledge, skills and competencies required by the syllabus

Click here for more information about transfer credit.

 

CAYMAN ISLANDS
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
Baccalaureat or Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement de Second Degré 

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 16-20 

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assez bien 

Good enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail 


CHAD

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

CHILE
Licencia de Educación Media (LEM) plus Prueba de Seleccion Universitaria (PSU) 

Numeric

Decription 

Translation 

Equivalent

 6-7

Muy Bueno 

Very Good 

 5-5.9

Bueno 

Good 

 4-4.9

Suficiente 

Sufficient 

 0-3.9

Insuficiente 

Insufficient (Fail) 

CHINA

Chinese Senior High School Graduation Exam Results (Hui Kao). 
Chinese National University Entrance Examination (Gao Kao) is not required but if you have written the test we will need to see your results.

 Ontario

CHINA Description 

CHINA Five-Scale 

CHINA Four-Scale 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Excellent 

90-100% 

85-100%

 70-79%

Good 

80-89% 

75-84% 

 60-69%

Average/Fair 

70-79% 

60-74% 

 50-59%

Satisfactory/Pass 

60-69% 

N/A 

 0-49%

Fail 

0-59% 

0-59% 


COLOMBIA
First year standing from a recognized university 

Grade

Equivalent

 9.5-10

A+ 

 8.5-9.4

 7.5-8.4

 6.0-7.4

 1.0-5.9


COMOROS

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

CONGO
Baccalauréat  


COSTA RICA
First year standing from a recognized university 

Indigenous Scale

Equivalent

 90-100

 80-89

 70-79

 0-69


COTE D'IVOIRE (IVORY COAST)
Baccalauréat/Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement de Second Degré 

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 16-20

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assez bien 

Good enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail 


CROATIA
Secondary School Leaving Diploma 

Indigenous Grade

 Indigenous Grade

 Equivalent

 odlican/excellent

 A

 vrlo dobar/very good

 B+

 dobar/good

 B

 dovoljan/satisfactory

 C

 nedovoljan/unsatisfactory

 F


CUBA
Pre-University Cours and National Competitive Exam/Bachillerato 

 Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 90-100

Sobresaliente 

Excellent 

 80-89

Aprovechado 

Average 

 70-79

Aprobado 

Pass 

 0-69

Suspenso, Desaprobado 

Fail 


CURACAO
Transcript of marks for University Preparatory Education 
See 'Netherland System'


CYPRUS
Apolytirion of Lykeio/Devlet Lis Diplomasi/Lise Bitirme Diplomasi 
See also "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS"

Number

Description 

Equivalent 

 19-20

Excellent 

 16-18

Very Good 

 13-15

Average 

 10-12

Below Average 

 0-9

Fail 


CZECH REPUBLIC
Maturitni Vysvedceni (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

Score

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent

 1

vyborne 

excellent 

 2

velmi dobre 

very good 

 3

dobre 

good 

 4-5

nevyhovel 

unsatisfactory / fail 

Zapocitane

Credit or Pass 

Credit 

 
D


DENMARK

Studentereksamen (Upper Secondary School Leaving Examination) or Højere Forberedelseksamen-HF (Higher Preparatory Examination)

Ontario

DENMARK Grade 

DENMARK ECTS 

DENMARK Old System 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

12 

AA 

11-13 

 70-79%

10 

BBB 

10 

 67-69%

CC 

8-9 

 63-66%

DD 

 50-62%

02 

EE 

  D- 

 0-49%

00/-3 

FFx/FF 

00-5 

DJIBOUTI

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 


DOMINICA
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

CXC Certificate of Secondary Education


DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Bachillerato/Bachiller

 
E


EAST TIMOR

A school profile is required

 

ECUADOR
Bachillerato/Bachiller and if applicable University Entrance Exam results 

 Ontario

Ecuador Grading System 

Description 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

10 

Sobresaliente/Excellent; 

80-100%

 9

Muy Bueno/Very Good 

A

70-79%

 8

Bueno/Good 

 60-69%

Regular/Average 

 50-59%

n/a 

Arrastre/Fail 

 49% or below

n/a 

Arrastre/Fail 



EGYPT
Thanaweya a'Amma (General Secondary Education Certificate)

 Ontario

Egypt per AACRAO 

Egypt per WES 

Equivalent

 80-100%

90-100% 

75-100% 

 70-79%

80-89% 

65-74% 

 60-69%

65-79% 

50-64% 


EL SALVADOR
Bachillerato/Bachiller and if applicable University Entrance Exam results  

Number

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 9-10

Sobresaliente 

Excellent 

 7-8.9

Bien 

Good 

 6-6.9

Aprobado 

Pass 

 0-5.9

Suspenso 

Fail 


EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Bachillerato required, school profile required

 

ERITREA
First Year completed at a recognized university (University of Asmara)

Post Secondary

Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 A (4)

Excellent 

 B (3)

Very good 

 C (2)

Good 

 D (1)

Unsatisfactory 

 F (0)

Failure 


ESTONIA

5 point scale

 Estonia Equivalent 
 5 - very good or excellent (pass)
 4 - good (pass)
 3 - satisfactory (pass)
 2 - unsatisfactory (fail)
 1 - poor fail

6 point scale

 Estonia Equivalent 
 5 - excellent (pass)
 4 - very good (pass)
 3 - good (pass)
 2 - satisfactory (pass)
1 - sufficient (pass)

D

0 - unsatisfactory (fail) F

ETHIOPIA

General Education Certificate Examination and Higher Education Entrance Examination

Ethiopia

Equivalent 

 90-100

 80-89

 70-79

 60-69

 0-59

 

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

Bachillerato and a school profile is required.

 
F

FALKLAND ISLANDS

See British system

FAROE ISLANDS

See Denmark System

FIJI ISLANDS
Form 7 Examinations/University of the South Pacific Foundation Year

Grade

Percentage 

Equivalent 

 A

80-100% 

 B

65-79% 

 C

50-64% 

 F

0-49% 


FINLAND
Ylioppilastutkintotodistus/Studentexamensbetyg (Certificate of Matriculation)

FRANCE
Baccalauréat or Diplôme de Bachelier de l'Enseignement du Second Degré 

 Ontario

FRANCE Description 

FRANCE Numeric Scale 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Tres bien 

16-20 

 75-79%

Bien 

14-15 

B+ 

 70-74%

Assez Bien 

12-13 

B- 

 60-69%

Passable 

10-11 

 0-59%

Ajourne 

0-9 

F

 

FRENCH GUIANA

Based on the French system

FRENCH POLYNESIA

Based on the French system

 
G

GABON

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

GAMBIA
West African Examinations Council Senior School Certificate Examination

Indigenous Grade

 Description

Equivalent 

 Grade 1

Excellent 

A+ 

 Grade 2 

Very Good 

B+ 

 Grade 3

Good 

B+ 

 Grade 4,5,6

Credit 

C+ 

 Grade 7,8

Pass 

D+ 

 Grade 9

Fail 

F+ 


GEORGIA

Indigenous Scale Equivalent 
 10, priadi (excellent)
 9, dzalian kargi (very good) B+ 
 8, kargi (good)
 7, damakmakopilebeli (satisfactory) C+ 
 6, sakmarisi (sufficient)
 5, chaabara (pass)
 4, chaabara [pirobitad] (conditional pass)
 3 (failure)
 Score Description 
 7 Excellent 
 6 Very Good 
 5 Good 
 4 Satisfactory 
 3 Sufficient 
 2 Conditional Pass 
 1 Failed 

GERMANY

Allgemeine Hochschulreife or Abitur 

Ontario

GERMANY Description 

GERMANY Translation 

GERMANY Grade 

GERMANY Numeric Scale 

Equivalent

 80-100%

Sehr gut 

Very good 

13-15 

 70-79%

Gut 

Good 

10-12 

 67-69%

Befriedigend 

Satisfactory 

7-9 

C+ 

 63-66%

Ausreichend 

Sufficient 

4-9 

 50-62%

Mangelhaft 

Deficient 

1-3 

 0-49%

Ungenugend 

Failure 

GHANA
West African Examinations Council Senior School Certificate Examination or Higher School Certificate plus School Certificate

Letter Grade

Points 

Description 

Equivalent 

 A

Excellent 

 B

Very Good 

 C

Good 

 D

Credit 

 E

Pass 

 F

Fail 

GIBRALTAR

See British system


GREECE
Apolytirio Eniaiou Lykeiou  

Points

Equivalent 

 Excellent

18.1-20 

 Very Good

16.1-18 

B+ 

 Good

13.1-16 

 Average

9.5-13 

 Inadequate

5.1-9.4 

 Poor

0-5 


GREENLAND

See Denmark System

GRENADA

See Caribbean System 

GUADELOUPE

See French system

GUATEMALA
First Year standing from a recognized university 

 Percentage

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 91-100%

Excelente 

Excellent 

 81-90%

Muy Bueno 

Very Good 

 71-80%

Bueno 

Good 

 61-70%

Minimo 

Minimum 

 0-60%

Reprobado 

Fail 


GUINEA
Baccalauréat 2eme Partie plus University Entrance Exam

GUYANA
See "CARIBBEAN"
system

 
H


HAITI
Baccalauréat II (Philosophie)or Baccalauréat/Diplôme d'Enseignement Secondaire

HONDURAS
Bachillerato en Ciencias y Letras

Used primarily in public secondary 

Honduran

Equivalent

 90-100%

Sobresaliente 

Excellent 

 80-89%

Muy Bueno 

Very Good 

 60-79%

Bueno 

Good 

 1-59%

Reprobado/Aplazado 

Failed 

Used primarily in secondary schools

 Honduran

Equivalent 

 91-100%

Sobresaliente 

Excellent 

 81-90%

Muy Bueno 

Very Good 

 61-80%

Bueno 

Good 

 1-60%

Reprobado/Aplazado

Failed 

HONG KONG

  • Hong Kong Certificate of Education Examination (HKCEE) plus Hong Kong Advanced Level Examination (HKALE)   
  • Hong Kong (HKDSE) 4 Core Subjects and Category A English Literature plus one or more subjects from Categories A or C - at minimum Level 4 overall

See also "British-based"system

 


HUNGARY
Gimnaziumi Erettsegi Bizonyitvany (Matura)

Score

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent

 5

jeles / kivalo 

excellent 

 4

jo 

good 

 3

kozepes 

average 

 2

elegseges 

satisfactory 

 1

elegtelen 

unsatisfactory (failing) 

 
I


ICELAND
Students prof from gymnasium 

 Iceland

Equivalent 

 10

A+ 

 9

 8

B+/B 

 7

C+/C 

 6

C- 

 5

 0-4


INDIA
All India Senior School Certificate awarded by CBSE/Indian School Certificate awarded by CISCE 

 Ontario

Indigenous 

CBSE Grade 

CISE Grade 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

75-100% (First Class) 

A1: Top 1/8 

1 Pass with credit 

A+ 

80-100%

75-100% (First Class) 

 A2: Next 1/8

2 Pass with credit 

 70-79%

60-75% (Second Class) 

B1: Next 1/8 

3 Pass with credit 

B+ 

 70-79%

60-75% (Second Class)

 B2: Next 1/8

4 Pass with credit 

 70-79%

60-75% (Second Class)

 C1: Next 1/8

5 Pass with credit 

B- 

 60-69%

50-59% (Second Class))

C2: Next 1/8 

6 Pass with credit 

60-69%

35-49% (Pass Class)

 D1: Next 1/8

7 Pass 

C- 

 50-59%

35-49% (Pass Class)

D2: Next 1/8 

8 Pass 

 0-49%

Fail 

E: Fail 

9 Fail 


INDONESIA
Sekolah Menengah Atas (Senior Secondary Leaving Certificate)

 Grade

Equivalent 

 9-10

 7-8

 5-6

 0-4


IRAN
Diplom-Metevaseth (National High School Diploma) including pre-university year  

 Points

Equivalent 

 17-20

 14-16.9

 12-13.9

 10-11.9


IRAQ

Sixth Form Baccalauréat

IRELAND (NORTHERN)
see British system

IRELAND (REPUBLIC)

Leaving Certificate 

National Certificate and National Diploma 

 Percentage

Description 

Equivalent 

 70-100%

Distinction 

 60-69%

Merit 

 40-59%

Pass 

 0-39%

Fail 


ISLE OF MAN

See British system

ISRAEL
Bagrut or Mechina 

 Grades

Remarks 

Equivalent 

 95-100%

Excellent 

A+ 

 85-94%

Very Good 

 75-84%

Good 

 65-74%

Almost Good 

C+ 

 55-64%

Satisfactory 

 45-54%

Almost Satisfactory 

 0-44%

Fail 

ITALY
Diploma di Maturità or Diploma di Esame di Stato

Score

Description 

Equivalent 

 98-100

Excellent (rarely awarded) 

A+ 

 91-97

Very good 

 76-90

Good 

 60-75

Average 

 0-59

Failing 

 
J

JAMAICA
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS" and "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS" 

 Ontario

CEC, AP Examination Grade 

Jamaica Grades 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Grade I 

Grade I 

 77-79%

Grade II 

Grade II 

B+ 

 70-76%

Grade III 

Grade II

 60-69%

Grade IV 

Grade III 

 50-59%

Grade V 

Grade IV 

 0-49%

Grade VI 

Grade V 

 Grade VII

Grade VI 

JAPAN
Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho (Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

 Grade

Equivalent 

 5

 4

 3

 2

 1 (Failure)


JORDAN
Tawjihi (Grade 12 Comprehensive Secondary Education) 

Completion of Academic or Comprehensive Diploma, school profile required

 

 
K

KAZAKHSTAN

 Letter Grade Equivalent 4 point scale equivalent   Percentage ECTS Grade  Equivalent 
 A 4.0  95-100   A  A
 A- 3.67  90-94   A  A
 B+ 3.33  85-89   B  B
 B 3.0  80-84   C  B
 B- 2,67  75-79   C  B
 C+ 2.33  70-74   C  C
 C 2.0  65-69   D  C
 C- 1.67  60-64   D  C
 D+ 1.33  55-59   D  C
 D 1.0  50-54   E  C
 F 0-49   FX, F  F

KENYA
Kenyan Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE)

 Kenya Grade

Grade Points 

Equivalent

 A

12 

  A-

11 

   B+

10 

 B

B+ 

  B-

   C+

 C

   C-

    D+

  D

   D-

  E

KIRIBATI

Kiribati Equivalent 
 1 Excellent  A+ 
 2 Very good 
 3 Good  B+ 
 4 Highly satisfactory 
 5 Satisfactory 
 6 Sufficient  C+ 
 7 Fair 
 8 Fair 
 9 Fair 

KOREA, NORTH
First Year standing from a recognized university

KOREA, SOUTH
Academic Upper Secondary School Certificate plus College Scholastic Ability Test

 Ontario

KOREA 

KOREA 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Su 

90-100% 

 70-79%

Wu 

80-89% 

 60-69%

Mi 

70-79% 

 50-59%

Yang 

60-69% 

 49% or below

Ga 

59% or less 

KOSOVO

 Score Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 5 shkelqyeshem  excellent 
 4 shume mire  very good  B+ 
 3 mire  good 
 2 mjaftueshem  sufficient 
 1 pamjaftueshem  insufficient 

KUWAIT
Shahadat Al-Thanawiya-Al-A'ama (General Secondary School Certificate) 

Percentage

Description 

Equivalent 

 90-100%

Excellent 

 80-89%

Very Good 

 70-79%

Good 

 60-69%

Pass 

 0-59%

Fail 

 

KYRGYZSTAN 
See Russian system

 
L

LAOS
First Year standing from a recognized university 

Indigenous Grade

Description 

Equivalent

 18-20

Tres Bien 

Excellent 

A+ 

 16-17.9

Tres Bien 

Very good 

 14-15.9

Bien 

Good 

 12-13.99

Assez Bien 

Average 

 10-11.9

Passable 

Minimum Pass 

 9-10

Right to retake exam, if passed, student advances; if not, the year is repeated.* 

 8-9

Right to retake the year failed* 

 0-8

Automatic failure and exclusion from counting* 

 *Jury rulings may create exceptions to these rules

LATVIA

Indigenous Grade Equivalent 
 10 izcili 
 9 teicami 
 8 loti labi 
 7 labi 
 6 gandriz labi 
 5 viduveji 
 4 gandriz Viduveji  
 1-3 neapmierinosi 

LATIN AMERICAN-BASED SYSTEM
Bachillerato/Bachiller and if written University Entrance Exam

LEBANON
Baccalauréat II or First Year standing from a recognized university

 Ontario

LEBANON Description 

LEBANON Numeric Scale 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

Tres bien 

16-20 

 75-79%

Bien 

14-15.9 

B+ 

 70-74%

Assez Bien 

12-13.9 

B- 

 60-69%

Passable 

10-11.9 

 0-59%

Ajourne 

0-9.9 

F* 


LESOTHO

First Year standing from a recognized university 

Number

Grade 

Points 

Equivalent 

 80-100

5.0 

 75-79

B+ 

4.5 

B+ 

 70-74

4.0 

 65-69

C+ 

3.5 

C+ 

 60-64

3.0 

 55-59

D+ 

2.5 

D+ 

 50-54

2.0 

 40-49

1.0 

 0-39

0.0 


LIBERIA

Indigenous Grade Equivalent 
 Grade 1 Excellent  A+ 
 Grade 2 Very Good  B+ 
 Grade 3 Good  B+ 
 Grade 4,5,6 Credit  C+ 
 Grade 7,8 Pass  D+ 
 Grade 9 Fail  F+ 

LIBYA
Libyan Secondary Education Certificate 

Literary subjects

 Grade

Equivalent 

 221-260

 195-220

 169-194

 130-168

 0-129

Science subjects

Grade

Equivalent 

 280-330

 247-279

 214-246

 165-213

 0-164


LIECHTENSTEIN

 Number Equivalent 
 6
 5
 4
 3
 2
 1

LITHUANIA
Brandos Atestatas (Maturity Certificate)

Lithuania

Equivalent 

 9-10

puikiai, labai gerai 

excellent, very good 

 7-8

gerai, pakankamai 

good, highly successful 

 4-6

patenkinamai 

satisfactory, sufficient 

 1-3

neislaikyle 

insufficient, fail 


LUXEMBOURG
Diplôme de Fin d'Etudes secondaires 

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 50-60

Tres bien 

Very Good 

 40-49

Bien 

Good 

 30-39

Assez bien 

Satisfactory 

 20-29

insufficient 

Insufficient 

 10-19

 0-9

 
M

MACEDONIA Secondary School Leaving Diploma plus University Entrance Exam

 Number

Description 

Equivalent 

 5

Excellent 

 4

Very Good 

B+ 

 3

Good 

 2

Fair 

 1

Insufficient 

The lowest passing grade at the secondary level is 2


MADAGASCAR
Baccalauréat de l'Enseignement Secondaire

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 16-20

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assez bien 

Good enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail  


MALAWI
Malawi School Certificate of Education plus University Entrance Exam  

 Number

Description 

Equivalent 

 1-2

Distinction 

 3-6

Credit 

 7-8

Pass 

 0-9

Fail 


MALAYSIA
Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia/MICSS Unified Examination Certificate

Ontario

MALAYSIA Description 

MALAYSIA STMP 

MALAYSIA UEC 

Equivalent

 80-100%

Distinction 

A(1), A(2) 

A(1), A(2) 

A

 70-79%

Credit 

B(3), B(4) 

-- 

B+ 

70-79%

Credit

C(5), C(6) 

B(3), B(4)

B

 60-69%

Credit

D(7), D(8) 

C(5), C(6) 

C

 50-59%

Pass 

-- 

D(7), D(8) 

C-/D 

 0-49%

Fail 

E(9)

E(9)


MALDIVES

The International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) 

MALI
Mali Baccalauréat  

 Grade

Description 

Equivalent

 16-20

tres bien (rarely awarded) 

 14-15

bien 

B+ 

 12-13

assez bien 

 10-11

passable 

 8-9

mediocre 

 6-7

faible 

Fail 

 3-5

tres faible 

Fail 

 0-2

nul 

Fail 


MALTA

 Mark Grade 
 95-100% A+ 
 80-94%
 75-79% B+ 
 70-74%
 65-69% C+ 
 55-54% D+ 
 45-49%
 34-44% CP - compensated pass
 0-33% F

MARSHALL ISLANDS

See American system

MARTINIQUE

See French system

 

MAURITANIA

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

MAURITIUS
Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate and GCE A-Levels 
See also "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS"

MAYOTTE

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

MEXICO
Bachillerato  

 Ontario

Mexico Grade 

Equivalent 

 90-100%

10 

A+ 

 80-89%

 70-79%

 60-69%

6-7 

 0-59%

0-5 


MICRONESIA

A school profile is required.

 

MOLDOVA
Diploma de Bacalaureat  

Number

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 10

Excelent 

Excellent 

 9

Foarte Bun 

Very Good 

  B+ 

7-8

Bine

Good

B

 5-6

Satisfactor 

Satisfactory 

C

 1-4

Nesatisfactor 

Not Satisfactory 

 F 


MONACO

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 16-20

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assex bien 

God enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail 

 

MONGOLIA
Certificate of Complete Secondary Education  

 Grade

Equivalent 

 100-90

 89-80

 79-70

 69-60

 59


MONTENEGRO

 Montenegro Equivalent 
 5
 4 B+ 
 3
 2
 1

MONTSERRAT

See British system

 

MOROCCO
Baccalauréat 

Numeric

Description 

Equivalent 

 16-20 (80-100%)

Tres Bien 

 14-15 (70-79%)

Bien 

 12-13 (60-69%)

Assez Bien 

 10-11 (50-59%)

Passable 


MOZAMBIQUE
Certificado de Habilitacoes Literarias (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)  

 Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 19-20

Excellent 

 17-18

Very Good 

 14-16

Good 

C+ 

 10-13

Pass 

 0-9

Fail 


MYANMAR 
First Year standing from a recognized university

 Percentage

Description 

Numeric Score 

Equivalent 

 75-100%

Excellent / Very Good 

 50-74%

Good 

 40-49%

Average 

 30-39%

Pass 

 0-29%

Fail 

 
N


NAMIBIA
First year standing from a recognized university or see also "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS"

NAURU

 Grade Description  Equivalent 
 1 Excellent  A+ 
 2 Very Good 
 3 Good 
 4 Highly Satisfactory  B+ 
 5 Satisfactory 
 6 Sufficient  C+ 
 7-9 Fair 
 10+ Fail 

NEPAL
University Proficiency Certificate

 Indigenous Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 60-100%

First Division 

 45-49%

Second Division 

 32-44%

Third Division 

 0-31%

Fail 


NETHERLANDS
VWO Certificate 

 Numeric

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 10

Uitmuntend 

Excellent 

 9

Zeer Goed 

Very Good 

 8

Goed 

Good 

 7

Ruim Voldoende 

Amply Satisfactory 

 6

Voldoende 

Satisfactory 

 5

Bijna Voldoende 

Almost Satisfactory 

 4

Onvoldoende 

Insufficient 

 3

Gering 

Low 

 2

Slecht 

Bad 

 1

Zeer Slecht 

Very Bad 


NETHERLAND ANTILLES

 Numeric

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 10

Uitmuntend 

Excellent 

 9

Zeer Goed 

Very Good 

 8

Goed 

Good 

 7

Ruim Voldoende 

Amply Satisfactory 

 6

Voldoende 

Satisfactory 

 5

Bijna Voldoende 

Almost Satisfactory 

 4

Onvoldoende 

Insufficient 

 3

Gering 

Low 

 2

Slecht 

Bad 

 1

Zeer Slecht 

Very Bad 

NEW CALEDONIA

See French system

 

NEW ZEALAND Higher School Certificate and the University Entrance, Bursaries and Scholarship Examination 
New Zealand School Certificate

 Letter

Percent 

US 

 A

80-100 

 B

65-79 

 C

50-64 

 D

30-49 

 E

0-29 

New Zealand University Entrance, Bursaries, and Scholarships Examinations

Letter

Percent 

Equivalent 

 A

66-100 

 B

55-65 

 C

46-55 

 D

31-45 

 E

0-30 


NICARAGUA
First Year standing from a recognized university

 Percentage

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 90-100

Excelente 

Excellent 

 80-89

Muy bueno 

Very good 

 70-79

Bueno 

Good 

 60-69

Regular 

Pass 

 0-59

Reprobado 

Fail 


NIGER

Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 16-20 Tres bien  Very good 
 14-15 Bien  Good  B+ 
 12-13 Assex bien  God enough 
 10-11 Passable  Passing 
 0-9 Ajourne  Fail 

NIGERIA
West African Senior Secondary Certificate (WSCC) with the external examination (WAEC or NECO) results

 

 Grade

 Definition

 Equivalent

 Grade 1

 Excellent

 A+

 Grade 2

 Very Good

 B+

 Grade 3

 Good

 B+

 Grade 4,5,6

 Credit

 C+

 Grade 7,8

 Pass

 D+

 Grade 9

 Fail

 F+

 

NIUE

Niue Equivalent
 1 excellent  A+ 
 2 very good 
 3 good  B+ 
 4 highly satisfactory 
 5 satisfactory 
 6 sufficient  C+ 
 7 Fair 
 8 Fair 
 9 Fair 

NORTH KOREA

A school profile is required.

 

NOWAY
Vitnemål Fra Videregående Skole

 Numeric

% of students 

Norwegian 

English 

Equivalent 

 6 (seks)

2.1 

saerdeles tilfredsstillende (s.tf.) 

Excellent 

 5 (fem)

13.6 

meget tilfredsstillende (m.tf.)

Very Good 

 4 (fire)

24.3 

tilfredsstillende  (tf.)

Satisfactory 

C+ 

 3 (tre)

27.3 

noenlunde tilfredsstillende (ng.tf.)

Pass 

 2 (to)

20.2 

matelig (mat.) 

Barely Passing 

 1 (ett)

9.6 

ikke tilfredsstillende (ik.tf.)

Failure 

 0 (null)

2.9 

 deltatt (delt.)

Participated 

NG 

2 is the minimum passing grade


 
O

OMAN
Thanawiya Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) or First year standing from a recognized university

Ontario

Oman 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

90-100% 

 70-79%

80-89% 

 60-69%

65-79% 

 50-59%

50-64% 

 0-49%

0-49% 

E, F 

 
P

PAKISTAN
Intermediate Certificate or Higher Secondary School Certificate  

Percentage Equivalent 
 60% and above (first class)
 50-59% (second class)
 35-49% (third or pass class)
 0-34% (fail)

PALAU

See American system

PALESTINE NATIONAL AUTHORITY
Tawjihi or First Year standing from recognized university

PANAMA
Bachillerato or First Year standing from a recognized university

PAPUA NEW GUINEA 
Higher School Certificate 

Papua New Guinea Equivalent 
 1 Excellent  A+ 
 2 Very good 
 3 Good  B+ 
 4 Highly satisfactory 
 5 Satisfactory 
 6 Sufficient  C+ 
 7 Fair 
 8 Fair 
 9 Fair 


PARAGUAY
Bachillerato or First year standing from a recognized university 

PERU
First year standing from a recognized university

 Number Description  Translation  Equivalent
 15.0-20.0 Excelente  Excellent 
 13.0-14.9 Muy bueno  Very good  B+ 
 12.0-12.9 Bueno  Good 
 11.0-11.9 Aprobado  Passing  
 0.0-10.9 Reprobado  Failure 


PHILIPPINES
Second Year standing from a recognized university

Indigenous Grade Equivalent 
 1.0 Excellent  95-100%   A+
 1.1-1.5 Very Good  90-94% 
 1.6-2.4 Good  85-89% 
 2.5-2.9 Satisfactoru  80-84% 
 3 Pass  75-79% 
 4 Conditional Failure or Conditional Pass  70-74% 
 5 Failure  Below 70% 

PITCAIRN ISLAND

Based on New Zealand system

POLAND
Swiadectwo Dojrzalosci (Maturity Certificate)

Certificate of completion of high school, school profile required

PORTUGAL
Diploma de Ensino Secundário plus University Entrance Exam

Number Description  Translation  Equivalent
 18-20 Muito Bom  Very Good 
 14-17 Bom  Good 
 10-13 Suficiente  Sufficient 
 0-9 Insuficiente  Insufficient 

PUERTO RICO
High School Graduation Diploma 
See also
"AMERICAN-BASED SYSTEMS"

 
Q

QATAR

Al-Thanawiya Aama Qatari (Qatari General Secondary Education Certificate)

 Percentage

Equivalent 

 85-100

 70-84

 55-69

 40-54

 0-39

 
R


REUNION

Grade

Description 

Translation 

Equivalent 

 16-20

Tres bien 

Very good 

 14-15

Bien 

Good 

B+ 

 12-13

Assex bien 

God enough 

 10-11

Passable 

Passing 

 0-9

Ajourne 

Fail 

ROMANIA
Diploma de Baccalaureat 

RUSSIA
Attestat Srednem (polnom) Obshchem Obrazovanii or equivalent  

Numeric (for general education)

Russion (for higher education)

Translation 

Recommended US Equivalent 

 5

Otlichno 

Excellent 

 4

Khorosho 

Good 

 3

Udovletvoritel'no 

Satisfactory/Pass 

 -

Zachet 

Pass 

Pass* 

 2

Neudovletvoritel'no 

Unsatisfactory 


RWANDA
Certificat des Humanités 

 Percentage

Grade 

Description 

Equivalent 

 85-100

11 A 

Excellent 

 80-84

10 A- 

A- 

 75-79

9 B+ 

Very Good 

B+ 

 70-74

8 B 

 65-69

7 B- 

B- 

 60-64

6 C+

Merit 

C+ 

 55-59

5 C 

 50-54

4 C- 

C- 

 40-49

3, 2 D+, D 

Pass 

D+, D 

 0-39

1, 2 F 

Fail 

 
S

SAINT HELENA

See British system

SAINT PIERRE AND MIQUELON 

See French system

 

SAMOA

Grade Description  Equivalent 
 1 Excellent standard of achievement  A+ 
 2 Very high standard of achievement 
 3 High standard of achievement  B+ 
 4 Good standard of achievement 
 5 Satisfactory standard of achievement  C+ 
 6 Adequate 
 7 Some achievement  C- 
 8 Lowe level of achievement 
 9 Little level of achievement 

SAN MARINO

Diploma di Maturita required, 84% required for SBE, 68% for all other programs.

 

SAO TOME

 Grade Equivalent 
 18-20
 14-17
 10-13
 1-9

SAUDI ARABIA
Tawjihiyah (General Secondary Education Certificate) 
Scientific track required for Science and SBE programs
Scientific or Literary track for Arts programs

 Ontario

Saudi Arabia per AACRAO 

Saudi Arabia per WES 

Equivalent 

 80-100%

85-100% 

90-100% 

 70-79%

75-84% 

80-89% 

 60-69%

65-74% 

70-79% 


SCOTLAND


 Grade Percentage  Equivalent 
 A 70-100% 
 B 60-69% 
 C 50-59% 
 D 0-49% 

SENEGAL
Baccalauréat

SERBIA

 Serbia Equivalent 
 5
 4 B+ 
 3
 2
 1

SEYCHELLES
Cambridge Overseas Higher School Certificate/GCE O and A-Levels
See also "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS"

SIERRA LEONE
West African Examinations Council Senior School Certificate Examination/GCE O and A-Level Examinations
See also "BRITISH-BASED SYSTEMS"

SINGAPORE
Singapore/Cambridge GCE O and A-Level Examinations 

 Ontario

SINGAPORE GCE H2 A-Level 

SINGAPORE GCE    O-Level 

 Equivalent

 80-100%

A (70% and above) 

A1 (75% and above) 

80-100%

A (70% and above)

A2 (70% and above) 

 70-79%

B (65% and above)

B3 (65% and above)

70-79%

B (65% and above)

B4 (60% and above)

B

 60-69%

C (60% and above)

C5 (55% and above)

60-69%

D (55% and above)

C6 (50% and above)

C-

 50-59%

E (50% and above)

D7 (45% and above)

D+ 

 50-59%

S (40% and above)

E8 (40% and above)

 0-49%

U (below 40%)

F9 (below 40%)


SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Vysvedcenie o Maturitnej Skúške (Secondary School Leaving Certificate)

 Grade

Description 

Equivalent 

 1

Excellent 

 2

Very good 

 3

Good 

 4

Pass 

 5

Fail 

 

SLOVENIA

 Grade Description  Translation  Equivalent 
 5 Odlicno  Excellent 
 4 Prav dobro  Very Good  B+ 
 3 Dobro  Good 
 2 Zadostno  Fair 
 0-1 Nezadostno  Insufficient 

SOLOMON ISLAND

See British system

 

SOMALIA
First Year standing from National University of Somalia or individual consideration to high-scoring High School graduates

 Grade

Equivalent 

 90-100%

 80-89%

 70-79%

C+ 

 60-69%

 0-59%


SOUTH AFRICA
Senior Certificate with Matriculation Endorsement

Score

Percent 

Description 

Equivalent 

 A / 6

80-100% 

Outstanding achievement 

 B / 5

70-79% 

Meritorius achievement 

B+ 

 C / 4

60-69% 

Substantial achievement 

 D / 3

50-59% 

Moderate achievement 

 E / 2

40-49% 

Adequate achievement 

 F / 1

0-39% 

Not achieved 


SOUTH GEORGIAN & THE SOUTH SANDWICH ISLANDS (SGSSI) 

Based on the curriculum of the school you attended.

 

SPAIN
Titulo de Bachillerato plus PAU

 Spanish

Abbreviation 

Translation 

Numeric 

Equivalent 

 Sobresaliente

SB 

Outstanding 

9-10 

 Notable

NT 

Very Good 

7-8.99 

B+ 

 Bien

Good 

6-6.99 

 Aprobado

AP 

Passing 

5-5.99 

 Suspenso

S / I 

Failed 

0-4.99 

 

SRI LANKA
Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education Advanced Levels 

Percentage

Letter 

Description 

Equivalent 

 75-100%

Distinction 

 65-74%

Very good pass 

B+ 

 55-64%

Credit 

 40-54%

Ordinary pass 

 0-39%

Fail 


ST KITTS
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

ST. LUCIA
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

 

ST. VINCENT
See "CARIBBEAN SYSTEMS"

SUDAN

First Year standing from a recognized university

Post Secondary grading scale

Indigenous Scale

Equivalent 

 80-100%, Division I