The following information, regarding minimum equivalent qualifications and academic standing, and required credential, is intended as a guideline only and is to be used as a reference for admission purposes only

Admission to Master's Program

Minimum Equivalent Qualifications
For admission to a master’s program, the qualifications listed are normally recognized as equivalent to a Simon Fraser University 4-year bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall grade of B

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
First Class, 8 on 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
M.A., M.B.B.S., M.Comm., M.Sc., or a Master's degree in a non–engineering field or Honours B.Eng., B.Sc.(Eng.), B.Tech., B.A.Sc., B.Arch. B.Pharm

3 year degrees are an acceptable basis of admission if:
The applicant’s overall standing in degree is 1st Class/Division, AND
The awarding institutions have been accredited by India’s National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with a grade of A or better OR
The awarding institution is designated an Institution of National Importance, such as the Indian Institute of Technology

Admission to Doctoral Program

Minimum Overall Academic Standing
First Class, 8 on a 10-point scale

Required Credential or Degree
M.Phil., Master's Degree, Master's degree in Engineering, Forestry or Medicine

English Language Proficiency Test

Applicants with a degree from this country are required to submit proof of English language competency

Education System

Language of Instruction

Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu

Grading System 

Most commonly used for Bachelor degrees

First Division/Class
Second Division/Class
Third Division/Class
10-Point Scale 
Grade Scale Description
O 10 Outstanding
A+ 9 Excellent
A 8 Very Good
B+ 7 Good
B 6 Above Average
C 5 Average
P 4 Pass
F 0 Fail
Ab 0 Absent

Classification Scale

Grade Description Classification
O Outstanding First Class
A Very Good First Class
B Good Second Class
C Average Second Class
D Below Average  
E Poor  
F Very Poor