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

The title jayyid jiddan 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 (jayed jedan) (Arabic: جيد جدًا)
65–74 Good (jayed) 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.