Update gradingCategory

Namespace: microsoft.graph


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Update a single gradingCategory on the educationAssignmentSettings. 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

PATCH /education/classes/{classId}/assignmentSettings/gradingCategories/{gradingCategoryId}

Request headers

Header Value
Authorization Bearer {token}. Required.

Request body

In the request body, supply the values for relevant fields that should be updated. Existing properties that are not included in the request body will maintain their previous values or be recalculated based on changes to other property values. For best performance, don't include existing values that haven't changed.

Property Type Description
displayName String The new name for a grading category.


If successful, this method returns a 200 OK response code and an updated gradingCategory object in the response body.



The following is an example of the request.

PATCH https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/education/classes/37d99af7-cfc5-4e3b-8566-f7d40e4a2070//assignmentSettings/gradingCategories/8bfb6d7f-8634-4f3b-9b6a-b6b6ff663f01
Content-type: application/json

    "displayName": "Quiz-1"


The following is an example of the response.

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

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

    "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/education/classes('37d99af7-cfc5-4e3b-8566-f7d40e4a2070')/assignmentSettings/gradingCategories/$entity",
    "id": "8bfb6d7f-8634-4f3b-9b6a-b6b6ff663f01",
    "displayName": "Quiz-1",
    "percentageWeight": 10