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Points Calculator

To calculate your points score based on Irish Leaving Certificate results, select the exam year and then enter your results by level and grade.

Subject Level Grade Points
Subject 2
Subject 3
Subject 4
Subject 5
Subject 6
Subject 7
Subject 8

You are given the option to enter up to nine subject results if you wish (one sitting only of the Leaving Certificate Examination will be counted for points purposes). The calculator will identify your best six subjects and calculate your points score based on these six subjects only.

This points calculator has been provided for applicants whose applications will be evaluated on the basis of the results of the Irish Leaving Certificate Examination.

For more information about the Common Points Scale and the accompanying conditions, click here.

Please note: This calculator is provided to help applicants calculate their points score based on Leaving Certificate examination results only. CAO accepts no responsibility for any calculation or entry errors.

Remember, you must first meet the minimum entry requirements in order to be considered for entry to a course; you should consult the literature of the appropriate institution for information on assessment procedures.

For applicants presenting pre-1992 Leaving Certificate results please click here.