In NTU/NUS, if you get B+ for all your modules, you would get an average CAP of 4.0 and you would qualify for a 2nd Upper Honours. I have been reading on the differences between the honours grading systems in NUS/NTU and SMU. First Class Honours, referred to as a 'first', is the highest honours classification and indicates high academic achievement. Degree classification is important as it is widely accepted by both employers and graduates as a measure of academic achievement. [Uni] NUS/NTU British Honours System vs SMU Latin Honours System. Determining whether a module has been passed . University . articulated in the NTU Quality Handbook Section 15: Assessment. There is no official bell curve process after the marking of exam scripts that I know of. The classification system is a grading code that is used to differentiate between the various attainments of degree holders. Degree Classification: CGPA Requirement: Honours with highest distinction: 4.5 ≤ CGPA ≤ 5.0: Honours with distinction: 4.0 ≤ CGPA < 4.5: Honours with merit Generally, NUS, NTU, SuSS and SIT have similar grading methods. Grade Point Average (GPA) System From academic year 2005-06, a new Grade Point Average (GPA) system of grading will be adopted. Hello , I want to check if employers will really check your class of honours ( mine is not written on my transcript ) I am from an overseas University so local employers are not that familiar with my grading system , if I list that I am Second Upper Class but in reality I am Second Lower , Will they actually verify ? I tell this to all incoming students to the college of engineering at our talks with new students. 5. The GPA system is applicable to all students admitted in academic year 2005-06 and thereafter. Students who were admitted in academic year 2004-05 and earlier are not affected by the requirements of the Historically, First Class Honours were uncommon, but as of 2019 are awarded to nearly a thirty percent of graduates from British universities. 5.1 The grade(s) awarded to the summative assessment piece(s), is/are used to Module outcomes . The maximum GPA is 5.0, corresponding to a grade A or A+ for a particular subject. 4.2 All of the assessed grades contributing to a module or an award remain provisional until confirmed by a board. A good exam paper will create a spread. A 3.9/4.0 GPA is considerably more difficult than getting a 4.4/5.0 GPA in NUS but it is not as difficult as people make it out to be. This means that if you score A or A+ for all the subjects that you take, you will get achieve a 5.0 GPA in the end.