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@Saijayadeep • 20 Mar, 2013 • 1 like
Hello CEans,

How to convert CGPA (10 Point Scale) to Percentage?

@ISHAN TOPRE • 22 Mar, 2013 I had read this generalised rule somewhere. But I am not sure.

If I have 7.9 CGPA, multiply it by 9.5= 75.05%

If I have 80%, CGPA= 80/9.5=8.42
@Anoop Kumar • 22 Mar, 2013 CGPA is defined on all student's comparative performance.
suppose in 100 mark paper highest mark secured by topper is 90 marks then.
90 marks will be 100% and if student x will get 80 marks then
CGPA of student x will be: 100/90*80 = 88.89 . on scale of 10 its 8.9.
@Whats In Name • 16 Apr, 2013 • 1 like I found it on one of the CBSE sites,which validates both the points mentioned above:
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Full Form of CGPA ?

What is CGPA ?

It is an overall indicative percentage of marks.
How to calculate percentage from CGPA ?

Multiply the CGPA with 9.5 or use the above calculator to get the indicative percentage.
Why multiply with 9.5 only ?

The Board took the result of the last five years and calculated the average marks of all candidates who had scored between 91 and 100. That average turned out to be close to 95 marks. Since the equivalent Grade Point for the 91-100 band (A1 grade) of marks is 10, it then divided the average result of 95 by 10. The result is 9.5.
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@Ankita Katdare • 26 Mar, 2014 So, isn't there a standard rule for doing that? What formula does calculator apply?
Or will it vary from institution to institution?

Knowing this can help a lot to calculate it ourselves while applying to certain universities that specifically ask for CGPA instead of percentages.
@Saijayadeep • 26 Mar, 2014 • 1 like To my Knowledge,it differs from univ to univ.Earlier when i needed i found one in internet and applied but later i got a formula from our Univ where the result differed.so its better to ask your Univ COE section for clear and clarifications if needed.
@ISHAN TOPRE • 26 Mar, 2014
Ankita Katdare
So, isn't there a standard rule for doing that? What formula does calculator apply?
Or will it vary from institution to institution?

Knowing this can help a lot to calculate it ourselves while applying to certain universities that specifically ask for CGPA instead of percentages.
There is a program of standard deviation (statistics). It takes the marks of topper as reference 10 pointer. and the lower extreme is 45-50% in VNIT( Which this means 0 pointer). Depending on the lower and higher maximum, windows of 1, 2, 3...10 pointer is decided. The window is usually. of 4-5 marks
If topper gets below lower extremum everyone fails. (This of course never happens but only a worst case possibility.)
@Ankita Katdare • 20 May, 2014 Thanks for sharing that information. I am sure it will be useful for many students.
I wish we could collect the data for this conversion in one place.
@Ankita Katdare • 09 Jan, 2015 @Anoop Kumar Just wondering if this is correct method -

8.08 CGPA

8.08 / 10 = 0.808
0.808 * 100 = 80.8%

3.44/4 CGPA

3.44 / 4 = 0.86
0.86 * 100 = 86%
@Koushal Patel • 09 Jan, 2015 CGPA (cumulative grade point average) to percentage in BPUT (Biju Patnaik university of technology) where I studied:

Percentage = (CGPA-0.50) * 100

It is available in BPUT website!
@ISHAN TOPRE • 09 Jan, 2015 In VNIT cgpa is more of a grade. Although in some other Universities it is as stated by @Ankita Katdare and @Anoop Kumar .
AA means 10 pointer, AB=9, BB=8, BC=7 and so on.
The windows for CGPA are decided by individual professor's software.

Although the one who secures top most marks (not necessarily 100% and may be much less eg. 56%) is most likely to be awarded 10 pointer. This type grading system is dependent on relative ranking irrespective of difficulty level of paper in each academic year.
@Amit Mittal 13 • 30 Apr, 2015 • 1 like
Ankita Katdare
@Anoop Kumar Just wondering if this is correct method -

8.08 CGPA

8.08 / 10 = 0.808
0.808 * 100 = 80.8%

3.44/4 CGPA

3.44 / 4 = 0.86
0.86 * 100 = 86%
That would be an incorrect use of the Grading system in Engineering at least . Also the CBSE system is pretty well defined for the objectives it has stated.
@atul-namdeo • 30 Apr, 2015 • 2 likes In RGPV University if someone got 8.2 CGPA on scale of 10 then for Percentage you have to simply multiply CGPA with 10.

8.2 * 10 = 82.0%
@Ankita Katdare • 28 May, 2015 Anyone aware of the formula used to convert percentage from CGPA for CBSE results?
@Ankita Katdare • 28 May, 2015 I guess the simplest method to calculate percentage for CBSE results is this:

Subject wise Percentage = 9.5 x GP of the Subject.
Overall Percentage = 9.5 x CGPA

So, if you have 8 CGPA, percentage: 9.5 x 8 = 76%
So, if you have 9 CGPA, percentage: 9.5 x 9 = 85.5%

Here's a sample chart -

CGPA 10 means 95%
CGPA
9 means 85.5%
CGPA
8 means 76%
CGPA
7 means 66.5%
CGPA 6
means 57%
CGPA
5 means 47.5%
CGPA 4
means 38%
CGPA 3
means 28.5%
CGPA 2
means 19%
CGPA 1 means 9.5%

If you aren't sure, please post your score below and we can calculate it for you. 👍

@karmahadik • 02 Jul, 2015 i am from mumbai university & my pointer is 7.58 ,, please convert my pointers into percentage , according to mumbai university .

how to convert CGPA into percentage ?
@Abhishek Rawal • 02 Jul, 2015
i am from mumbai university & my pointer is 7.58 ,, please convert my pointers into percentage , according to mumbai university .
You have come this far from toddler to freaking soon-to-be-graduate, I am sure you can lookout at MHU website and find it out yourself too.
@Ankita Katdare • 17 Jul, 2015
i am from mumbai university & my pointer is 7.58 ,, please convert my pointers into percentage , according to mumbai university .

I have heard that the University of Mumbai adopted a new system of conversion. Here's a chart explaining the new system.

To simplify things, just multiply your CGPA with 9.00 to get your actual percentage.
Most companies coming for campus placements require 6.75 CGPA which is equivalent to 60% or first class in Mumbai University.
@amar broken heart • 31 Jul, 2015 I have done b.e from rgpv in grading system.when I apply btc form they ask me total marks and obtain marks then what I fill .my cgpa is 6.18 and percent is 61.80
@Kaustubh Katdare • 01 Aug, 2015 If the CBSE CGPA calculator is standard, I think we can definitely build on here on CrazyEngineers so that people will be able to calculate their CGPA quickly. I'm wondering if the same formula is applicable globally.
@Jitendra Kumar Satapathy • 05 Aug, 2015 the formula is Percentage = (CGPA-0.50) * 10
simply nothing else. But you can round up your CGPA with two decimal. For e.g. if your CGPA is 7.935 then % is (7.94-0.50)*10 = 74.4
@AJISH PULIKKAL • 07 Sep, 2015 (Ref.letter No. EE.IX/Misc/2013 -Dated 29.06.2013.) CALICUT UNIVERSITY BTech course from 2009 Admission Calculation of CGPA to Percentage is:,
% of marks= (CGPA-0.5)x10
@juned vhora • 02 Oct, 2015 how to calculate CGPA for PGDCA..?
7.9 CGPA
@Mohd Zahid Abbas Rizvi • 14 Oct, 2015 My university has CGPA system. Army is asking for marks of ask all semesters separately. How do i convert my cgps into marks. Plz reply fast.
@Kaustubh Katdare • 14 Oct, 2015 The formula for conversion from CGPA to percentage has been discussed above. Please also visit the first page of this discussion for further details. We're trying to come up with an automatic converter that will let you do the calculation.
@Ankita Katdare • 04 Dec, 2015
Mohd Zahid Abbas Rizvi
My university has CGPA system. Army is asking for marks of ask all semesters separately. How do i convert my cgps into marks. Plz reply fast.
I don't why is that difficult. Simply convert into CGPA into percentage.
CGPA 10= 95%
If your total marks are 100, the marks you got are 95.
If your total marks are 300, the marks you got are 285.
Similar thing can be applied to all subjects.

juned vhora
how to calculate CGPA for PGDCA..?
7.9 CGPA
plz help me.how to calculate
CGPA 7.9 means ≈ 75.1%
@Ojo Ebenezer • 23 May, 2016 Hello, am from Nigeria my cgpa is 3.18 please help me to convert it to percentage. As soon as posible.5.00 scale
@Manoj S. • 24 May, 2016
opeyemi
Hello, am from Nigeria my cgpa is 3.18 please help me to convert it to percentage. As soon as posible.5.00 scale
Hey,
I don't know about Nigerian grading system so I am not sure if my solution would be correct.
Anyway, almost all other sites tell to multiply CGPA with 9.5
First convert the CGPA to a scale of 10, that would be (3.18*10)/5 = 6.36. So youre percentage is 60.4
I'm not sure though.
@Ankita Katdare • 28 May, 2016
opeyemi
my cgpa is 3.18
Is that on the scale of 10 i.e. is it 3.18 / 10?
If so, then the percentage could be ~ 33.3%
@Siddhanth Kandul • 09 Jun, 2016 I have passed my 10th from Telangana state, I got "9.5" GPA.
@Siddhanth Kandul • 09 Jun, 2016 I have passed my 10th from Telangana state, I got "9.5" GPA.
@Ankita Katdare • 10 Jun, 2016 • 1 like
Siddhanth Kandul
I have passed my 10th from Telangana state, I got "9.5" GPA.
In order to convert your overall CGPA into percentage, multiply it by 9.5.
9.5 x 9.5 = ~ 90.3%
@Siddhanth Kandul • 14 Jun, 2016 • 1 like Ty! @Ankita Katdare
@Shahnawaz Ansari • 19 Jul, 2016 Very simple solution

(CGPA - 0.50) * 10 = ?% ANSWER
@Yenumulaaravind • 28 Jul, 2016 My cgpa is 6.53 and my percentage is?
@Sagar Garg • 25 Jan, 2017 • 1 like It is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects excluding additional 6th subject as per Scheme of Studies.
Note: CGPA is not same as the percentage. There is a different process to calculate the percentage.
You can calculate CGPA by Multiplying the CGPA with 9.5 to get the overall indicative percentage.

Why multiply with 9.5 only?
The Board took the result of the last five years and calculated the average marks of all candidates who had scored between 91 and 100. That average turned out to be close to 95 marks. Since the equivalent Grade Point for the 91-100 band (A1 grade) of marks is 10, it then divided the average result of 95 by 10. The result is 9.5.

An indicative equivalence of Grade Point and Percentage of Marks can be assessed as follows:
• Subject wise indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x GP of the Subject.
• Overall indicative percentage of marks = 9.5 x CGPA
The above formula given by CBSE to convert grades into marks and percentage is only an approximation and not exact.

You can use this below Refrence table:

@Vaibhav Shinde • 31 Jan, 2017 i am from mumbai university... .THIS MAY HELP
@Ankita Katdare • 03 Jun, 2017 Looks like CBSE Class 10 2017 results are out. Guys, if you have any questions about CGPA to percentage conversion for your score, do share with us in comments below. We would love to help you out.
@Jahidul Islam • 12 Jun, 2017 • 1 like My CGPA is 2.73 which represents "B-(70%)". However, I would like to know my cgpa in percentage.
@Ankita Katdare • 28 May, 2018 • 1 like

I think the Class XII board results are out and that the CBSE marks are based on your performance in theory and practicals. The Class XII final marks sheet contains grades (but no CGPA is calculated) as well as your numeric score.

Calculating your CGPA is not altogether essential since it is mentioned on the mark sheet and report card, but if you want to calculate your CGPA, you can follow the process below:

1. Get the grade points for the five main subjects.
2. For example, subject 1 - 8, subject 2 - 9, subject 3 -: 10, subject 4 - 9, and subject 5 - 8
3. Add these together. For example, 8+9+10+9+8
4. Divide the cumulative figure by 5. For example 44/5 = 8.8

Do ask below if you need any help with us.

@Kaustubh Katdare • 29 May, 2018

@sb khan • 05 Jun, 2018

if i got 3.9 out of 4 and if 4 varies from 80 to 100 Marks . then how i will convert it into percentage marks pls.

@Rasika Wani • 25 Jul, 2018

How to calculate cgpa to percentage? Cgpa is less than 7.

@aayush tyagi • 26 Jul, 2018 • 1 like

Hi friend to convert CGPA to %age the simple way is multiply your CGPA with 9.5 u will surely get the required percetage

@Ankita Katdare • 26 Jul, 2018

@Rasika Say your CGPA is 6. so, CGPA 6 ≈ 57%

@Ankita Katdare • 06 Dec, 2018

A lot of students texting me on social media asking about CGPA to percentage for CBSE students. I think we have made it fairly clear in this thread. Let's first understand what it means for CBSE students.

If you calculate the average of Grade Points obtained in 5 subjects excluding additional 6th subject, you get your score.

CBSE ranks 10 class students only on the basis of CGPA on the scale of 10 and not on the basis of marks. The highest CGPA score you can have is 10 and the lowest you can have is 4.

For applying to some colleges you are required to provide percentage instead of CGPA. In this case, simply multiply your CGPA with 9.5 and result will be your percentage.

For example. to convert 8.3 CGPA to percentage, we multiply it with 9.5 and the result is 78.85 which is your score in percent.

Reverse is true for converting percentage to CGPA - Divide your score by 9.5 and result will be your CGPA.

If you got 5 in Maths, 8 in English, 10 in Science, 6 in Social Studies and 7 in Hindi, then your CGPA will be (5+8+10+6+7)/5 = 36/5 = 7.2 CGPA.

@SuM s • 10 Dec, 2018 • 1 like

May I know why cgpa to percentage formula vary from university to university... Which factor affect..plz reply...PSU job ask 60%. Some university deduct 0.75, some 0.5, some multiple 9.5..

University which deduct 0.75 will affect so much..why???

@Saijayadeep • 19 Dec, 2018 • 3 likes

So great to see that the question which I posted back 5 years ago is still active in the forum. ;)

@Rashmi Gandhi • 26 Dec, 2019

In order to convert CGPA to Percentage simply multiply your CGPA with 9.5. The resultant number will be your required percentage. @SuM I don't think the rule to deduct 0.75 is used anymore. For companies recruiting from any university, be it second or third tier city, they only ask for CGPA where this multiply by 9.5 rule is applied. I think it's best to go by that rule. And if you have any confusion, it's best to check with concerned university or company HR for their policies.

Simple rule of thumb is to multiply your CGPA by 9.5 to get the required percentage.

@Teja Reddy • 26 Dec, 2019 • 1 like

CGPA (Cumulative grade point average) is a average grade given by considering grades of all subjects and also given at end of the all semesters by considering all semester grades.

It is calculated to percentage in the following way:

Total grade point of all subjects / Number of subjects

then, Obtained result / 10.

example: Suppose you scored 52 grade points in total of all subject and u you have 6 subjects in total so 60.

So, 52/6 => 8.66

8.66 x 10 => 86.66%.

@supriya VN gowda • 24 Feb, 2020

The marks we obtained in all subjects will be calculated and sgpa is calculated for each sem. And for cgpa we consider all semesters cgpa and minus with 0.75 and multiply these difference by 10.

i. e. % = (cgpa - 0.75) /10

To calculate cgpa

Cgpa = summation of(Ci*Si) /summation of Ci

Where Ci will be total number of credits scored in that semester and

Si means Sgpa of all semesters.

@Teja Reddy • 24 Feb, 2020

Just multiply your CGPA with 9.5, and the result will be your percentage. For example, if you score 9.4 CGPA and you need to convert it into a percentage. Multiply it with 9.5 i.e (9.4 × 9.5) =
89.3. So 89.3 is your percentage.

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