Grading System in CBSE For 10th & 12th

Grading System in CBSE For 10th & 12th
For awarding the grades, the Board shall put all the passed students in a rank order and will
award grades as follows:
 A-1 Top 1/8th of the passed candidates
 A-2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 B-1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 B-2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 C-1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 C-2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 D-1 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 D-2 Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
 E Failed candidates
Notes:
(a) Minor variations in proportion of candidates to adjust ties will be made.
(b) In case of a tie, all the students getting the same score, will get the same grade. If the
number of students at a score point need to be divided into two segments, the smaller segment
will go with the larger.
(c) Method of grading will be used in subjects where the number of candidates who have
passed is more than 500.
(d) In respect of subjects where total number of candidates passing in a subject is less than 500,
the grading would be adopted on the pattern of grading and distribution in other similar
subjects