A new 10-point marking criteria has been proposed for Metric and Intermediate. Under the new grading scheme, passing marks will be increased to 40% from 33%.
The F grade (failure) will be abolished and a U grade (unsatisfactory) will be introduced instead. Between 96% and 100% marks, students will get an A-plus, an A-minus for 91% to 95% marks, and an A for 86% to 90% marks.
Between 81% and 85% marks, students will get B-plus and B for marks between 76% and 81% marks. The new system will in ending the gap between A grade’s 80% and 100% marks.
According to reports, the new marking system will be presented in the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) soon. It will be introduced across the country after receiving IBCC approval.