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A hasty throw together introduced in 1986 replacing both the O-Level General Certificate of Education (GCE) and the Certificate of Secondary Education (CSE) qualifications - a two-tier system that caused much confusion. Grade C of the GCSE is equivalent to the old O-Level Grade C and CSE Grade 1.

GCSE Grade O Level Grade CSE Grade
Earlier Later
A* 1 A
A 2
B 3 B
4
C 5 C 1
6
D 7 D 2
E 8 E 3
F 9 U (Mong) 4
G 5
U (Mong) U (Mong)


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