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GRADING SCALE IN BULGARIA

Grading Scale in Bulgarian high education institutions (universities, colleges and high schools)  is  based on the following grades of  five numbers  as 6  is being the highest possible mark students can get.

Numeric Value * Numeric Value ** Transliteration
English
Transliteration
Bulgarian
Percentage
%
Description
6 5.50–6.00 Excellent Отличен 92–100%  A Best possible grade
5 4.50–5.49 Very Good Много добър 75–91%    B Next highest
4 3.50–4.49 Good Добър 59–74%    C Average performance
3 3.00–3.49 Satisfactory Среден 50–58%    D Lowest passing
2 2.00–2.99 Failed Слаб 0–49%       F Failing grade
passed Zachima se/ Vzel Successfully passed

*:  grading scale
**: grading scale used for examinations and test

The minimum is 2.00; grades below 3.00 are failing grades, and the maximum is 6.00.

Grades like “Very Good” (5- ) and “Average” (3+) are also possible – these are ignored in calculations of Grade Point Average (GPA).
Roughly, the Bulgarian grade system can be equated to the American one as the following: 6=A, 5=B, 4=C, 3=D, and 2=F. Also, in accordance with the Australian system, 6=HD, 5=D, 4=Cr, 3=P, and 2=F