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How to calculate percentage from CGPA

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The CGPA is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects excluding additional 6th subject as per Scheme of Studies. As per the new CCE system of evaluation in CBSE class 10, only grades will be displayed in the report card of the student. To get more insights on CGPA, Grades and Percentage follow our article at myCBSEguide.com.

Based on the range of the marks, the grade and grade points are determined. The Grades include A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, C2, D, E1 and E2. There is no any grade point provided for grade E1 and E2. To know the pros n cons of the Grading system you can follow the above provided link.


Let’s understand the key points

Full Form of CGPA?

Cumulative Grade Point Average.

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.

The whole calculation is based on a formula which is tabled below and equipped with a simple input/output box so that anyone can calculate it easily. 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



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.




CBSE CCE CGPA & Overall Percentage Calculator

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SubjectGradeGrade PointPercentage
Language I (English)GRADE A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
Language II (Hindi)GRADE A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
MathematicsGRADE A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
ScienceGRADE A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2
Social StudiesGRADE A1 A2 B1 B2 C1 C2 D E1 E2


CGPA & Overall Indicative Percentage

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NOTE: The above formula given by CBSE to convert grades into marks and percentage is only an approximation and not the exact.

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38 thoughts on “How to calculate percentage from CGPA”

  1. My daughter roll no 1160882(Ajmer region -class 10 th) has passed the exams. She has got total 9.6 CGPA. What will be her over all grade

  2. pl let me know how to calculate combined scores of sports activities with the cpga for CAP Application..

    Thanx for the guidance in advance.

  3. my son roll no , 2130306, class tenth cbse punchkula region calculate subjectwise&overall percentage overall CGPA 9.6

  4. My brother has given this year engineering and got good CGPA marks but can’t convert into % marks for filing a govt job. Guide me how to convert CGPA in percentage

  5. sir is the %age of a person getting cgpa 10 is same as a person getting cgpa 9.8?????
    n plz guide me to convert mah cgpa into percentage…….


  7. i got 90% in 8th sem and 72% in 7th sem . how to calculate overall aggregate .i am B.Tech[i.t] student  reg 2008 nd i have grade system
    under annauniversity

  8. Please let me know that if i get 75 marks out of MM 80 marks in maths then what garde will be given to me in maths? – Ajay Raj

  9. Dear Sir, My son has got as per CBSE.. 4-A1 and 2-A2 in Maths, What will be his CGPA? 9 or 10 and
    In Another Subject.. 4-A1, 1-A2 and 1-B1, what will be CGPA? 9 or 10

  10. My B.com result is 3.34 CGPA & credit 120 Grade B+
    How to calculate the percentage of marks

  11. But if a student gets CGPA 10, their percentage is 10*9.5 = 95%? What about people who get above 95%?

  12. It means that there is an upgradation in place. Ur A2 will be shifted to the higher level, that means A1.

  13. Sir I can not find my BA parentage from CGPA . Total mark-1950, mark obtained-883, paper credit- 156, honour point-712, and CGPA-4.5, Please find my parcentage

  14. Why should we have all these circus? How does this system have an upper edge over the good old system of entering only the marks obtained?

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