Note: Points from your highest scoring six subjects make up your overall points total.

2017 Points System

Percentage Higher Grade Higher Points Ordinary Grade Ordinary Points
90 – 100 H1 100 O1  56
80 – 89.99 H2 88 O2  46
70 – 79.99 H3 77 O3  37
60 – 69.99 H4 66 O4  28
50 – 59.99 H5 56 O5  20
40 – 49.99 H6 46 O6  12
30 – 39.99 H7 37 O7  0
0 – 29.99 H8 0 O8  0

25 bonus points are added to the points score for Higher Level Maths for H6 grades and above.

Example

Subject Level Grade Score
Irish Higher H2 88
English Ordinary O1 56
Maths Higher H2 88+25=113
French Higher H4 66
Biology Higher H6 46
Geography Ordinary O5 20
History Higher H4 66
Add the best six scores, shown in bold. Points = 435

Old Points System (up until 2016)

Percentage Grade Higher Ordinary
90 – 100 A1 100 60
85 – 89.99 A2 90 50
80 – 84.99 B1 85 45
75 – 79.99 B2 80 40
70 – 74.99 B3 75 35
65 – 69.99 C1 70 30
60 – 64.99 C2 65 25
55 – 59.99 C3 60 20
50 – 54.99 D1 55 15
45 – 49.99 D2 50 10
40 – 44.99 D3 45 5
25 – 39.99 E 0 0
10 – 24.99 F 0 0
0 – 9.99 NG 0 0

Example

Subject Level Grade Score
Irish Higher C2 65
English Ordinary A1 60
Maths Higher D2 50+25=75
French Higher B2 80
Biology Higher C1 70
Geography Ordinary A1 60
History Higher B3 75
Add the best six scores, shown in bold. Points = 425

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