# What is the full form of CGPA

## CGPA: Cumulative Grade Point Average

It is used in schools and colleges to measure overall academic performance of a student. Students are allotted with grades (A,B,C,D, or F). It is an average of grade points obtained for all semester after the course completion up to a given academic term.

GPA ( Grade Point Average): It is also a grading average but, it is used to specify only for one term.

Different countries have their own grading standards. India’s grading system is based on percentage.

 Percentage CGPA Classification 90% to 100% O or A+ Outstanding 70% to 89% A First class 50% to 69% B+ Second class 40% to 49% B Pass class Below 39 F Fail

## How to calculate percentage from the given CGPA

The percentage of marks can be calculated as follows:

• Subject wise percentage of marks = 9.5 * GP of the subject
• Overall percentage of marks = 9.5 * CGPA

Example: If a student have got total 9.6 CGPA, it means his/her total percentage of marks: 9.5*9.6 = 91.2%.