HSEB Letter grading system in Plus 2 from new session (10+2 HSEB Letter grading system Nepal)

New HSEB Letter grading system will be implemented in HSEB plus 2 program from New session. This will replace the evaluation by percentage method in plus 2 which was practiced until now.

Higher Secondary Education Board (HSEB) has decided to introduce HSEB letter grading system in Grade XI and XII examinations from the upcoming academic session 2073. A meeting of HSEB Council chaired by Education Minister Giriraj Mani Pokharel yesterday decided to introduce letter grading system in Grade XI and XII. The council also decided to allow HSEB to run Distance/Open Education in Grade XI and XII.

HSEB letter grading system 10+2Earlier, the Office of the Controller of the Examinations (OCE) had decided to introduce letter grading system in SLC examinations, while a week ago the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training also decided to implement the letter grading system at various levels.

Chaitanya Sharma, vice chairperson, HSEB said they took a policy-level decision to introduce HSEB letter grading system but the number of grades will be finalized later. “We are going to form a technical team of five people, including HSEB representatives, experts from universities and education ministry officials to decide on the matter.”

The OCE had decided to award nine grades A+, A, B+, B, C+, C, D, E and N to SLC examinees on the basis of marks scored in the examinations. A+ will be equivalent to four GPA, A to 3.6, B+ to 3.2, B to 2.8, C+ to 2.4, C to 2.0, D to 1.6, and E to 0.8.

Sharma said the technical team would be given a month to conduct study on HSEB letter grading system in the plus-two level.“Students obtaining lower than grade ‘C’ won’t be enrolled in Grade XI,” he added. CTEVT also decided not to take students obtaining below grade ‘C’.

A five-member committee has been formed under Khagraj Baral, director general of Department of Education, to develop working procedure and identify practical difficulties for implementing the decision.

8 thoughts on “HSEB Letter grading system in Plus 2 from new session (10+2 HSEB Letter grading system Nepal)

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  2. Deepak Raj joshi

    What is the pass marks in physics in 1st year of is exam. And is it necessary to pass in theory as well as practical exam. if so then what is passing marks in theory of physics?
    Please leave me a reply…….

    1. Sumi Chettri

      75 marks is full marks of theory in physics and 25 marks is of practical.
      27 marks is pass marks in theory of physics and 22/23 you’ll get in practical subject.

  3. Rocky Satish

    I studied science in +2. Which subjects can I study if i get c+ or less in any subjects
    Will i be allowed to apply for management or business subjects

  4. swami

    यसपाली को १२ को नतिजा अनुसार मेरो दुइवटा बिषयमा D+ आएको छ भने अरुमा B/C+/C छ ! यसलाई पास भएको मानिन्छ कि नै ?

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