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Gradation System

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Grades are standardized measurements of varying levels of comprehension within a subject area. Grades can be assigned in letters (for example, A, B, C, D, or F), as a range (for example 1.0 - 4.0), as descriptors (excellent, great, satisfactory, needs improvement), in percentages, or, as is common in some post-secondary institutions in some countries, as a Grade Point Average (GPA). The GPA can be used by potential employers or further post-secondary institutions to assess and compare applicants. A Cumulative Grade Point Average is the mean GPA from all academic terms within a given academic year, whereas the GPA may only refer to one term.

the grading system has reduced the stress of students but there will be no value for their
the one who gets 81% and the one with 89% marks will be treated same ie; an A grade.
there will be no question of toppers in the exam.there is no scope of excellency in this system of marking.

In India, grades are generally given in percentages to encourage perfection and good presentation, despite the extra pressure on the students. However, schools often give grades in primary schools as well. In higher classes, percentage differences up to two decimals are taken into consideration for ranking. The Board exams given by students all over India in Class 10 and 12, also present the marks obtained in each subject in the report card. In colleges, a percentage or GPA system is optionally followed by various institutes.
But mostly, percentages are used. For many schools up to 12th grade high percentage above 90% is supposed to indicate the excellent quality of a student while in many undergraduate and graduate courses scoring above 85% also is very difficult, though it varies depending upon the board or University.
CBSE will declare its results for class X per CGPA from 2010 on.
In my opinion, grading system main problem is that it causes other to consider someone's ability based on their grades. I don't think that one's view towards...


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