The grades are from 1 (lowest) to 7 (highest) in the subjects. For Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge: A (highest) to E (failing condition).
For admission to higher education in Norway the IB grades are converted. The IB candidate will get general university and college admissions certification in Norway with 20 IB points or more (on condition no subject with the grade 2).
Mathematics and Natural Sciences generate bonus points for university admission in Norway. Extra points are given for Extended Essay and TOK for admission to higher education both at home and abroad.