NABTEB A Level Grades, Scores And Points

If you are about to sit for NABTEB A Level examination and you are wondering how much percentage you need to have to get A which literally stands for excellent, and B for very good etc. This our updates will try to give answer to this question.


Below is a detailed explanation of how points are computed in NABTEB A Level;

In fig 1.1; For a student that register for (3) Subjects with grade such as Physics (A); Chemistry (B); then Biology (C), the total number of points scored is calculated as follows; English is a general course in NABTEB A Level, so is not included.

Scores Grades Points
70% – 100% A 5 Points
60% – 69% B 4 Points
50% – 59% C 3 Points
45% – 49% D 2 Points
40% – 44% E 1 Point
39% and Below F 0 Point


Subject Grade
Physics A
Chemistry B
Biology C
Total 12 Points

fig 1.2

Furthermore, many universities have stipulated minimum of passes (i.e. grades E) in two(2) subjects among the three(3) subjects on offer, you will realize that general performance in the examination rather suggests these universities admit students with higher grades. Hence, it is of utmost important that students concentrate their efforts to secure sufficient scores to grants higher chances of using NABTEB A Level result for admission in the NABTEB A Level affiliated universities

And if you have received your result, but you do not know how many points required for the choice of the course you want to study at your desired university, you are advised to go through NABTEB A Level cut off marks/ points for universities admission for all courses in Nigerian universities. After the completion of your examination, provided all other things being equal, the result should be released after three to fours weeks of the examination. Go through instructions to check your NABTEB A Level result


  1. Gooday sir, I sat for recently concluded nabteb a level (2016/2017), in which i just saw my released results,so I will like to ask how can calculate this grades awarded??
    elect installed-E
    business const-C
    eng drawing-A

    pls,I will like to know how to grades the point into 15 credit units???

  2. maths c4,english c4,.biology c5,chemistry A1,physics p7,agric p7,animal hus A1,geography c6,civic education A1

  3. Math C4
    English C6
    Biology C4
    ICT C6
    Chemistry P7
    Physics P7
    Economics P7
    Basic electricity C4
    Catering Craft practice C4
    Can I use this result to study hospitality

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