Requirements to obtain the diploma

- One or more subjects N (not completed).
- Extended essay and/or Theory of Knowledge N.
- CAS requirement not completed.
- Both extended essay and Theory of Knowledge graded elementary (E)
- 2 x HL grade 2
- 3 x HL grade 3
- 2 x HL grade 3, no HL grade 5, 6, or 7 Article 9.11 and 9.11
- 1 x HL grade 2, 1 x HL grade 3, not compensated for by a HL grade 5, 6, or 7
- 1 x HL grade 2, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 1 x HL grade 3, no HL grade 5, 6, or 7, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 2 x HL grade 3, not compensated for by HL grade 5, 6, or 7, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 2 x SL grade 1
- 3 x SL grade 2
- 1 x SL grade 1, 1 x SL grade 2
- 1 x SL grade 1, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 2 x SL grade 2, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 1 x HL grade 2, 1 x SL grade 1
- 1 x HL grade 2, 2 x SL grade 2
- 1 x SL grade 2, 1 x HL grade 2, 1 x grade 3
- 1 x HL grade 3, no HL grade 5, 6 or 7, 1 x SL grade 1
- 1 x SL grade 1, 2 x grade 3
- 2 x SL grade 2, 1 x grade 3
- 4 x grade 3, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 1 x SL grade 2, 2 x grade 3, overall score does not reach 28 points
- 1 x SL grade 2, 3 x grade 3
- 1 x HL grade 2, E in both the extended essay and Theory of Knowledge
- 1 x HL grade 3, not compensated for by HL grade 5, 6 or 7: E in both extended essay and Theory of Knowledge
- 1 x SL grade 1, E in both extended essay and Theory of Knowledge
- 2 x SL grade 2, E in both extended essay and Theory of Knowledge
- 2 x SL grade 3, 1 x SL grade 2, E in both extended essay and Theory of Knowledge
- 4 x grade 3 including 1 x HL grade 3 not compensated for by a grade 5, 6 or 7
- 1 x SL grade 2, 2 x grade 3 including 1 x HL grade 3 not compensated for by a grade 5, 6 or 7
- 1 x HL grade 2, 3 x grade 2

The diploma will be awarded if:
- A candidate with 28 points or more has only one failing condition
- A candiate with 24, 25, 26, or 27 points does not have a failing condition
Note: fewer than 24 points always = no diploma.

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