Average GPA In South Africa

What is GPA?

GPA stands for Grade Point Average. It is a standard way of measuring academic achievement in the U.S. Basically, it goes as follows: Each course is given a certain number of “units” or “credits”, depending on the content of the course. In secondary school, most courses carry the same number of units, but this is not true at the college level. Most college courses have a load of three units (approximately three hours of lecture and six hours of homework per week for each semester), but the number can vary from fractions of 1 to more than 5. GPA assumes a grading scale of A, B, C, D, F. Each grade is assigned a number of grade points. An A grade receives 4 points, a B=3, a C=2, a D=1, and an F=0. The process is the same whether you are working on secondary or college grades.


Average GPA In South Africa

South African Mark to GPA Conversion Table


What GPA is 70 in South Africa?

Secondary Post-2008

780.00 – 100.00A
670.00 – 79.99B+
560.00 – 69.99B
450.00 – 59.99C

What is an A+ in South Africa?

A+ Training – South Africa

All in all A+ (A Plus) is an entry-level computer certification for PC computer service technicians. Furthermore the exams are designed to certify the competency of entry-level PC computer service professionals in installing, maintaining, customizing, and operating personal computers.

Is 78 a good mark in university?

When you start at university, any mark over 50% is a great grade. Getting a mark over 50% means that you are beginning to understand the difficult work of your degree.

Getting over 60% is excellent because it means you have demonstrated a deep knowledge of your subject to the marker.

What percentage is a distinction at UJ?

University of Johannesburg UJ Grading System 2022 – 2023

90– 100% Passed with distinction16

How does UCT calculate GPA?

UCT does not use a US grade point average system. Grades are awarded at the end of the semester for individual courses and are usually based on the final examination as well as continuous assessment through the semester (assignments, tutorials and tests).