India - Engineering 

Recommendation

Students who place in the first class may be considered admissible to Graduate School. Some universities grant degrees with honours or distinction; in view of the high percentage of students placing in first class in some fields, departments here are encouraged to admit only those with honours or distinction degrees, where such degrees are offered.

Usual Grading System

1st Class: 60%
2nd Class: 50% - 59%
3rd Class: 40 - 49%

Some schools grant degrees with distinction: 70% (66% at Univ. of Pune)

Other Information

Osmania University and Nagarjuna University (Acharya Nagarjuna University) seem to routinely give grades in the 80s.