All assessment components (internal assessments, exams, essay, presentation) for each of the six subjects and the additional Diploma requirements must be completed in order to qualify for the award of the IB Diploma.
The IB Diploma will be awarded to a candidate provided all the following requirements have been met:
1) CAS requirements have been met
2) The candidate’s total points are 24 or more.
3) There is no “N” awarded for theory of knowledge, the extended essay or for a contributing subject.
4) There is no grade E awarded for theory of knowledge and/or the extended essay.
5) There is no grade 1 awarded in a subject/level.
6) There are no more than two grade 2s awarded (HL or SL).
7) There are no more than three grade 3s or below awarded (HL or SL).
8) The candidate has gained 12 points or more on HL subjects (for candidates who register for four HL subjects, the three highest grades count).
9) The candidate has gained 9 points or more on SL subjects (candidates who register for two SL subjects
10) A maximum of three examination sessions is allowed in which to satisfy the requirements for the award of the IB Diploma. The examination sessions need not be consecutive.
College credit can be awarded for the diploma or for individual courses. These requirements vary by school (e.g., sophomore standing for earning 30 points on the diploma, individual class credit for scoring 6 or 7 in HL courses).