CGPA FULL FORM - SSC NOTES PDF

# CGPA FULL FORM

## CGPA FULL FORM

Full Form of CGPA : The full form of CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average

### What is the full form of CGPA?

No:1. The full form of CGPA is Cumulative Grade Point Average.
No:2. For schools and colleges, CGPA is used to measure the overall academic achievement of a student by awarding A, B, C, D or F grades.
No:3. CGPA is a calculation of the average grade point obtained in all subjects except in additional subjects as per the study scheme.
No:4. In India, the system of grading is dependent on percentages and it differs from country to country, depending on their ideals and institutional approaches.

#### Method of calculating CGPA from Percentage

Steps for measuring the percentage of marks as given below :
No:1. Topic-wise percentage of marks = 9.5 ✕ Subject GP
No:2. Overall, Mark Percentage = 9.5. ✕ Overall CGPA.

##### Example

Let us consider a student has 7.9 CGPA in total, it means the overall percentage of the student can be calculated as follows :
No:1. Overall Mark Percentage = 9.5. ✕ 7.9
No:2. Overall Mark Percentage = 75.05 %.

### Indian CGPA system is given in the table below

 Percentage CGPA Category a). 90 % – 100% A+ or O Excellent b). 79 % – 80 % A First class c). 50 % – 69 % B+ Second class d). 40 % – 49 % B Pass e). Less than 39 % F Fail

#### Benefits of CGPA

No:1. The educational grading standard reduced students’ scoring stress, allowing them to study without any pressure.
No:2. The educational grading system is based on a developed marking structure.
No:3. The educational grading standard helps the students identify their deficiencies and abilities.
No:4. The education grading system makes studies more comfortable and quicker in many respects.

##### Limitations of CGPA

No:1. Students are likely to achieve less because of the educational grading standard.
No:2. The CGPA demotivates students who achieve higher compared to those who perform less. Since both come in equal percentage categorization.
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