Academic grading in Egypt

In Egypt, the academic grading system functions with a worded grade and increases in increments from 10–30 points.

The title gayyid giddan or very good, denotes the second highest mark possible, on par with a "B" student.[1]

Percent Qualification
85–100 Excellent (Momtaz) (Arabic: ممتاز‎)
75–84 Very good or Distinct (Gayed Gedan) (Arabic: جيد جدًا‎)
65–74 Good (Gayed) or credit (Arabic: جيد‎)
50–64 Acceptable (Maqboul) or pass (Arabic: مقبول‎)
30–49 Weak (Daeef) (Arabic: ضعيف‎)
0–29 Very weak (Daeef Gedan) (Arabic: ضعيف جدًا‎)


  1. ^ "Graduate admissions". The American University in Cairo. Archived from the original on 2008-09-06.