List categories

Namespace: microsoft.graph

List all the categories associated with an assignment. Only teachers, students, and applications with application permissions can perform this operation.

This API is available in the following national cloud deployments.

Global service US Government L4 US Government L5 (DOD) China operated by 21Vianet


Choose the permission or permissions marked as least privileged for this API. Use a higher privileged permission or permissions only if your app requires it. For details about delegated and application permissions, see Permission types. To learn more about these permissions, see the permissions reference.

Permission type Least privileged permissions Higher privileged permissions
Delegated (work or school account) EduAssignments.ReadBasic EduAssignments.ReadWriteBasic, EduAssignments.Read, EduAssignments.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported. Not supported.
Application EduAssignments.ReadBasic.All EduAssignments.Read.All, EduAssignments.ReadWrite.All, EduAssignments.ReadWriteBasic.All

HTTP request

GET /education/classes/{id}/assignments/{id}/categories

Optional query parameters

This method supports the $select OData query parameters to help customize the response. For general information, see OData query parameters.

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

Don't supply a request body for this method.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and collection of educationCategory objects in the response body.



The following example shows a request.



The following example shows the response.

Note: The response object shown here might be shortened for readability.

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-type: application/json

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#education/classes('f4a941ff-9da6-4707-ba5b-0eae93cad0b4')/assignments('9018ae7a-9953-4796-a152-4c54e0910922')/categories",
    "value": [
            "displayName": "August Unit 2",
            "id": "70563636-801f-440a-989e-14d417cc5c05"