SLC (School Leaving Certificate) examination has now been officially transformed into SEE (Secondary Education Examination). Grade 11 and Grade 12 have also been brought into secondary level education. Recently, NEB (National Examination Board) came up with a grading system for SLC examination. The grades students shall obtain in the examination in grade 10 will determine their eligibility on different subjects. This is also called NEB Grade requirement for being eligible for higher studies. For every subject, there is a certain SLC Grade Requirement in NEB.
Initially, lots of confusions arose associated with a grading system. There were also some concerns on the control and determination of the grades. Students, teachers and parents were confused regarding minimum requirements for enrolling in Grade 11. NEB grade requirement is given below. There are different NEB grade requirement for different field of study.
Addressing the confusion, then HSEB (Higher Secondary Education Board) now also known as NEB (National Examination Board) came up with the summary of the NEB grade requirements.
NEB Grade requirement for admission
Here is the SLC Grade Requirement to be eligible to join NEB.
|S. No||Grade XI Subjects||Minimum GPA||Minimum “C+” Required Subjects||Minimum “C” Required Subjects||Minimum “D+” Required Subjects|
|1||Science Subject Group|
|2||Science and Math||English||Social and Nepali|
|2||Vocational Subject Group|
|1.6||Science, Mathematics and English||Social and Nepali|
Elements of Finance/
|1.6||Mathematics||English, Nepali, Social and Science|
|1.6||Science and Math||English, Nepali and Social|
|1.6||English, Science and Math||Nepali and Social|
Travel and Tourism
|1.6||English||Nepali and Social|
|7||Nepali, Teaching Nepali||1.6||Nepali||English and Social|
Library and Information Science
|1.6||Nepali||English and Social|
|9||Introduction to Education/|
Health and Physical Education/
|1.6||EPH||Nepali, English and Science|
|10||Human Value Education/|
|1.6||Nepali, English and Social|
Chinese and other languages
Sport and others
NEB Grade requirement
SLC Grade make you choose the field you want to study
For any subject group, the students want to study, he/she requires minimum GPA of 1.6 and Grade as defined in the table above. However, for Science Subject Groups, the minimum GPA requirement is 2. Grade requirement in NEB suggests that minimum “C+” is required in Science and Math, minimum “C” in English and similarly, “D+” is needed in Social and Nepali. The grade requirements explained in the table above has been cited by the National Examination Board in their official resources too.
As described in the SLC Grade Requirement in NEB, one fulfilling all grade requirements but still failing to meet minimum GPA becomes ineligible to enrol in Grade 11. With the introduction of Grading System, the examination governing body has also introduced a system where a student shall be able to re-attempt the exam. Should a student feel like, he can improve the grade; he can re-appear in the examination for the specific subject.
NEB Grade SLC Grade Requirement in NEB