Create educationCategory

Namespace: microsoft.graph

Creates a new educationCategory on an educationClass. Only teachers can perform this operation.


One of the following permissions is required to call this API. To learn more, including how to choose permissions, see Permissions.

Permission type Permissions (from least to most privileged)
Delegated (work or school account) EduAssignments.ReadWriteBasic, EduAssignments.ReadWrite
Delegated (personal Microsoft account) Not supported.
Application Not supported.

HTTP request

POST /education/classes/{id}/assignmentCategories

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.
Content-Type application/json

Request body

In the request body, supply a JSON representation of an educationCategory object.


If successful, this method returns a 201 Created response code and an educationCategory object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

Content-type: application/json

  "displayName": "Quizzes"


The following is an example of the response.

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

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Content-type: application/json

    "@odata.context": "$metadata#education/classes('60eaa744-aa87-4276-b985-1633683119f8')/assignmentCategories/$entity",
    "displayName": "Quizzes",
    "id": "ec98f158-341d-4fea-9f8c-14a250d489ac"