HYDERABAD: Grading system, with nine categories, is being introduced in the SSC-2010 examination results which will be released in the fourth week of this month.

The grading in percentages will be as follows: A1 (top 12.5 of the passed candidates), A2 (12.5- 25), B1 (25-37.5), B2 (35.7-50), C1(50-62.5), C2 (62.5-75),D1(75-87.5), D2 (bottom 12.5 per cent of passed candidates), E (less than 35 per cent in any subject is considered failed).

A press release said here on Tuesday that the photostat copies of valued answer scripts of first and second language will be supplied to the candidates on payment of Rs. 500 a paper within a month and Rs. 1,000 later up to 60 days from the date of release of the results through the concerned headmaster.

Re-counting of marks will also be done for all papers on payment of Rs. 250 within 30 days and Rs. 500 later up to 60 days.