What does my GPA and Grades mean?

Nepal Examination Board has Started to publish result using grades instead of percentage since 2016. Many of you know your grades and GPA but may not know what they mean. Below is a table that will help you understand what those grades and GPA means.

Further Explanation

  • The grades are divided into nine categories i.e. A+, A, B+, B, C+, C, D+, D, E.
  • A+ means outstanding grade, A+ means outstanding grade, A means excellent grade, B+ means very good grade, B means good grade, C+ means satisfactory grade, C means acceptable grade, D+ means partially acceptable grade, D means insufficient grade and E means very insufficient grade.
  • Grade A+ has percentage interval between 90-100 and Grade point between 3.6-4.0, Grade A has percentage interval between 80-90 and Grade point between 3.2-3.6, Grade B+ has percentage interval between 70-80 and Grade point between 2.8-3.2, Grade B has percentage interval between 70-60 and Grade point between 2.4-2.8, Grade C+ has percentage interval between 60-50 and Grade point between 2-2.4, Grade C has percentage interval between 50-40 and Grade point between 1.6-2, Grade D+ has percentage interval between 40-30 and Grade point between 1.2-1.6, Grade D has percentage interval between 30-20 and Grade point between 0.8-1.2, Grade E has percentage interval between 0-20 and Grade point between 0-0.8.
  • There is no provision for failing as per the grade system.
  • Though there is no provision for for failing most top colleges require a GPA of at least 3.2 or grade B+ or above to be eligible for admission.