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** GPA** and

**both are significant figures for students as both together make the mark sheet look better for a student. Maintaining**

*CGPA***marks are very important for a student throughout any course as it makes or shows the performance of the student throughout the course.**

*GPA and CGPA*** GPA** is the score which is acquired within a single semester whereas

**is the overall score, including the**

*CGPA***acquired in all the semesters and then concluding all the final**

*GPA’s***is taken out.**

*CGPA*SOURCE: **Accountingplus**

**What is GPA?**

** GPA **stands for

**It is a method or standard way for measuring the**

*Grade Point Average.***of an individual throughout a particular unit or semester. Grades can be assigned or given in the form of**

*academic performance***etc.**

*numerical terms, percentages, letters,*Including every single unit or semester together** GPA** is then converted into

**. Thus for having a**

*CGPA***at the end of any course, students must maintain their**

*high CGPA***throughout the course.**

*GPA marks**GPA stands for Grade Point Average.*- It is a method or standard way of
.*measuring an individual’s academic performance* can be given in the form of*GPA*.**numbers, the percentage of letters**- Including all
makes it a*GPA’s**CGPA.* - For
students should maintain a*high CGPA,*throughout their course.*high GPA*

**GPA to CGPA**

** GPA** and

**are entirely connected. Through**

*CGPA***is maintained and taken out. For obtaining a**

*GPA, CGPA***, students need to maintain their**

*higher level of CGPA**throughout the course.*

**GPA****is the result of a unit or semester, and**

*GPA***is the marks obtained from all the**

*CGPA*

*GPAs.***GPA to CGPA Formula: **

*GPA Formula:* *Sum of all the courses in a semester ÷ Total Semester Credit Hours. *

*CGPA Formula:* *Sum of all the courses taken in a semester ÷ Total Credit Hours Taken in all the semesters*

- Full form of
*GPA is Grade Point Average* - A complete way of
*CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average*

**GPA to CGPA Conversion Table**

CGPA (10 Point) | GPA (4 Point) | Grade (4 Point Scale) |
---|---|---|

>8.5 | >3.7 | A |

8.0 - 8.4 | 3.7 | A |

7.5 - 7.9 | 3.3 | B+ |

7.0 - 7.4 | 3 | B |

6.5 - 6.9 | 2.7 | C+ |

6.0 - 6.4 | 2.3 | C |

5.5 - 5.9 | 2 | D+ |

5.0 - 5.4 | 1.7 | D |

<5.0 | 0 - 1.3 | F |

**Also Read:** CGPA to Percentage

**GPA to CGPA Calculator**

There are many online sites where ** GPA to CGPA marks** can be converted and calculated. Students need to give their marks of

*, by adding the marks and dividing it by the course credit hours of that particular*

**each subject in each semester****of that semester will be obtained.**

*semester GPA*Similarly, students need to give their ** overall scores for each semester**, the calculator will divide the given targets by the total semester hours conducted during the year and thus the

**of the student will be obtained.**

*final CGPA**GPA is the marks of a single semester.*.*CGPA is the marks of the overall semesters**GPA Formula: Sum of all the courses in a semester ÷ Total Semester Credit Hours.**CGPA Formula: Sum of all the courses taken in a semester ÷ Total Credit Hours Taken in all the semesters.*

**How to Convert GPA to CGPA?**

- To calculate
, students should add their*CGPA*in*total marks obtained*in a particular subject.*all the semesters* - Students should
by the student i.e. with the credit hours.*divide the obtained marks with the number of classes attended* - Student, after taking out the
, students must add the numbers which will conclude and show the*CGPA of each subject*obtained by a student in a course or in a class.**final CGPA** - In 2017, The
announced that the*Central Board of Secondary Education**10*^{th}will be in the form of*Board results*and not in percentage.*CGPA* - CGPA can be only in even counting. Example:
*8, 8.2, 8.4, 8.6, 8.8, 9….*

**Also Read: **Percentage to GPA

**What is CGPA?**

** CGPA** is the average marks, which is obtained by a student in all subjects within a course. In 2017, the

*announced that the*

**Central Board of Secondary Education of India**

*10*^{th}

**will be in the form of**

*Board results**and the*

**CGPA**

*12*^{th}

**will be in the form of a percentage.**

*Board results*Thus, students of* 10*^{th}** class **are told to maintain their academic record all year as including the unit exams the

**was to be calculated.**

*final CGPA*- Average marks obtained from
.**all subjects within a course** - In 2017,
*CBSE ordered that 10*^{th}will be in the form of*Board results**CGPA.* - Students need to maintain their
all year to get high*academic record**CGPA.* is always in the form of*CGPA*and can be in points.*even counting*- Example of
*CGPA:**7, 7.2, 7.4, 7.6, 7.8, 8…*

**Difference Between GPA and CGPA**

** GPA and CGPA** both measure the performance of an individual in a course. The main difference is that

**measures the performance of a single unit or semester and**

*GPA***measures the performance throughout the course including all units and semesters.**

*CGPA*Thus for obtaining a** high CGPA**, students must earn a

**in all the semesters throughout the year. Other differences are as follows:**

*high GPA*GPA | CGPA |

Grade Point Average | Cumulative Grade Point Average |

Measure a single semester’s performance | Measure the overall semester’s performance |

GPA is for a shorter period | CGPA is for a longer period |

It is calculated for a semester or term | It is calculated for the entire duration, including all the semesters |

GPA Formula: Sum of all the courses in a semester ÷ Total Semester Credit Hours | CGPA Formula: Sum of all the courses taken in a semester ÷ Total Credit Hours Taken in all the semesters |

**Also Read: **Percentage to CGPA Calculator for Engineering

**What is the Importance of GPA and CGPA?**

** GPA and CGPA** both are essential as well as both are connected to each other.

Through ** GPA, CGPA** is taken out for a subject. Students must acquire high GPA marks so that they can earn higher

**is calculated by including all the semester marks and**

*CGPA as CGPA***is derived of a single semester.**

*GPA*** High GPA and CGPA** mark is essential to get admission in top successful universities across the globe. Some of the essential points are:

should be maintained to get*GPA**high CGPA.*- Colleges ask for both
marks of a student during the admission process.*CGPA and GPA* - For various scholarship programs,
are needed.*CGPA and GPA* - For applying for placements,
is needed.**high CGPA and GPA** are needed for*CGPA and GPA*as well.*higher studies program*

**Also Read: **SGPA TO Percentage [Calculator]

**Also Read:**How to Convert GPA to percentage?

**FAQs**

**✅** **What is the full form of GPA?**

**Ans.** Full-Form of GPA is Grade Point Average.

**✅** **What is the full form of CGPA?**

**Ans.** The full form of CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average.

**✅** **What is the formula for calculating GPA?**

**Ans.** The formula for calculating GPA is the Sum of all the courses in a semester ÷ Total Semester Credit Hours.

**✅** **What is the formula for calculating CGPA?**

**Ans.** The formula for calculating CGPA is Sum of all the courses taken in a semester ÷ Total Credit Hours Taken in all the semesters.

**✅** **Can CGPA be in odd numbers?**

**Ans.** No, CGPA is always calculated in even counting or numbers.

**✅** **Which is the most important difference between CGPA and GPA?**

The most important difference between CGPA and GPA is that GPA is the marks obtained in a single semester or Unit. In contrast, CGPA is the overall mark calculated including all the semesters in a year.

**✅** **Is 7 or 7.6 a good CGPA?**

**Ans.** 7 or 7.6 is a good CGPA but most of the aboard universities start their cut off at 8.4 or 8.6, thus 7 can be good but more than 8 can be the best shot for universities across the globe.

**✅** **Is 2.7 a good GPA?**

**Ans. **No, 2.7 is not a good GPA, as it comes under B grade which is just average marks or grade and not good.

**✅** **What is the National Average GPA marks in India for High School students?**

**Ans. **3.0 is the National Average GPA in India for High School students

**✅** **Are GPA and CGPA marks important?**

**Ans. **Yes, GPA and CGPA marks are important as many universities ask for GPA and CGPA marks during the admission process, GPA and CGPA marks are asked during placement selections or in scholarships, etc.