Afghanistan

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RECOMMENDATION

Expect a minimum of 66 percent which would be in the low B range. Look for class rank.

GRADING SYSTEM

Percent

Grade

US Equivalent

86-100

Alaa (excellent)

A

66-85

Aali (Good)

B

40-65

Khoob (satisfactory)

C

0-39

Fail

F

40 percent is the minimum pass mark for individual subjects. The minimum average for overall passing is 55.

Alternative Grading System

0-10 scale

0-100 scale

US Grade

9-10

90-100

A

8-8.9

80-89.9

B

5-7.9

55-79.9

C

3.6-4.9

50-54.9

D

0-3.5

0-49.9

F

SUGGESTED DEGREE EQUIVALENCE

Equivalent to US Bachelor’s:

Bachelor or Leicanc (usually 4 years, but some 5 year degrees)

Equivalent to US Master’s:

Master or Masteri (2 years)

Professional qualifications:

Doctor or Doctori in medicine or veterinary medicine (5-7 years)