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How to calculate Percentage from CGPA

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CGPA is one of the most used grading systems in India. In the CGPA system, students are given grades instead of marks or percentages. If you want to know How to calculate Percentage from CGPA then this article is for you.

In this article, we will be teaching you how to convert CGPA to Percentage and vice versa.

 What is CGPA?

CGPA stands for Cumulative Grade Points Average. It’s a grading system that is used in the education sector. In simple words, CGPA is the average of the grade points that are obtained in all subjects.

In the CGPA system, students are given a max of 10 points.

If you have scored 95% or above then you will get a 10 CGPA.

How are CGPA marks calculated?

Suppose you have 5 subjects and your grades in each subject are:
 
Subject 1= 9
Subject 2= 8
Subject 3= 7
Subject 4= 9
Subject 5= 8
 
So your average grade points are 9+8+7+9+8 = 41
Now divide the average grade points by the total number of subjects, that is 5.
41/5=8.2
 
So your CGPA is 8.2.

Advantages / Benefits of the CGPA System

There are multiple benefits of the CGPA system. Some of them are given below:
 

Lifts the pressure from students

CGPA system eases the pressure off from the students as in CGPA system students will get grades rather than marks or percentage.
 
With this Students will not be bothered about getting the highest possible marks and they will get grades.
 

Classification of the students

With this grading system, it becomes easy for the teachers to classify students into average, great, and beneath average, so that educators can take necessary steps for the overall development of the students.
 

Learning becomes fun

One of the main disadvantages of the traditional marking system that is the percentage system is that students become isolated from one another. For example, average students get isolated from the student having great performance.
 
With the CGPA system, there is no such isolation between students, and learning becomes fun.
 

Each and every Angle gets Measured

With the CGPA system, the educators get an idea of the knowledge a student is having by performing different tasks and assignments.
 
Further the results of different activities can be used to plan the actions for the improvements of the student.
 

How to convert CGPA to Percentage

The formula to convert CGPA to Percentage is given below:
 
Percentage = CGPA * 9.5
 
 
To convert CGPA into percentage you need to multiply your CGPA by 9.5.
 
For example, if you have got 9 CGPA then your percentage is:
 
         Percentage = 9 * 9.5
 
                           = 85.5 %
 
Now you know how to convert CGPA to Percentage.
 

How to convert Percentage to CGPA

The formula to calculate Percentage from CGPA is given below:
 
CGPA = Percentage / 9.5
 
To convert your percentage into CGPA you just need to divide your percentage by 9.5.
 
For example, if you have got 88.5 percentage then your CGPA is:
 
       CGPA = 85.5 / 9.5
 
                  = 9
 
Now you also know how to calculate CGPA from Percentage.
 

Table of Reference for CGPA to Percentage

 

CGPA

Percentage

10

95

9.9

94.05

9.8

93.1

9.7

92.15

9.6

91.2

9.5

90.25

9.4

89.3

9.3

88.35

9.2

87.4

9.1

86.45

9

85.5

8.9

84.55

8.8

83.6

8.7

82.65

8.6

81.7

8.5

80.75

8.4

79.8

8.3

78.85

8.2

77.9

8.1

76.95

8

76

7.9

75.05

7.8

74.1

7.7

73.15

7.6

72.2

7.5

71.25

7.4

70.3

7.3

69.35

7.2

68.4

7.1

67.45

7

66.5

6.9

65.55

6.8

64.6

6.7

63.65

6.6

62.7

6.5

61.75

6.4

60.8

6.3

59.85

6.2

58.9

6.1

57.95

6

57

5.9

56.05

5.8

55.1

5.7

54.15

5.6

53.2

5.5

52.25

5.4

51.3

5.3

50.35

5.2

49.4

5.1

48.45

5

47.5

4.9

46.55

4.8

45.6

4.7

44.65

4.6

43.7

4.5

42.75

4.4

41.8

4.3

40.85

4.2

39.9

4.1

38.95

4

38

 Abbreviations used in the result

 

Abbreviation

Meaning

ABST:

Absent

EIOP:

Eligible for Improvement of Performance

N.E:

Not Eligible

N.R:

Not Registered

NIOP:

Not Eligible for Improvement of Performance

QUAL:

Qualified for Admission to Higher Classes

R.W:

Result Withheld

SJD:

Subjudice

TRNS:

Transfer Case

UFM:

Unfair Means

XXXX:

Appeared for Upgradation of Performance/ Additional Subject

Conclusion:

In this article, you have learned how to convert CGPA to Percentage and Percentage to CGPA. You just need to multiply your CGPA by 9.5 to get a percentage and divide your percentage by 9.5 to get CGPA.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

 1) How CGPA is converted to a percentage?

To convert your CGPA into a percentage, just multiply your CGPA by 9.5.
For example if you have CGPA 8 then Percentage = 8 * 9.5 = 76%.
 

2) Is 7.5 CGPA good in engineering?

7.5 CGPA is not best but not bad also. Tech companies give more importance to GATE scores rather than CGPAs. So if you have a 7.5 CGPA and a good GATE score then don’t worry.

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