Egypt

RECOMMENDATION 

Expect "distinction" or above. If class rank is available, expect placement in the top 20% of the class.     

GRADING SYSTEM 

Percentage Points out of 20   

Tres grande distinction 90 - 100 18 - 20
(excellent, rarely given)   

Grande distinction 80 - 89 16 - 17.9
(outstanding)   

Distinction 70 - 79 14 - 15.9
(very good)   

Satisfaction 50 - 69 10 - 13.9  
50% is the lowest passing grade.     

OTHER INFORMATION   

The first 2 or 3 years lead to the gradue or graduat; this is followed by 2 additional years for the Licence. The yearly exam results statements will be headed: 

1ere gradue
2eme gradue...
1ere licence
2eme licence   

The Licence is considered to be comparable to the US bachelor's degree.