**What We Covered in this Blog**

## Introduction With GPA Calculator

GPA (Grade Point Average) is not only a number but a pillar to your academic grades. If you are here and reading this tool based blog , you must know the importance of mastering the skill of calculating GPA , calculating CGPA and converting other grades. To calculate GPA, it works dynamically, it works as both university and high school GPA calculator.

This blog gives you deeper insights of GPA ,what is GPA and GPA scales other than giving calculation process. You will be able to get valuable step by step instructions. Following GPA converter is for all 3 common GPA scales.

## How To Use This GPA Calculator

Alice studied for a semester. There are 3 subjects Subj1,Subj2 and Subj3. he got 90,95 and 80 marks respectively. We will assign them grades like A, A+,B respectively and every grade has some points like A+ = 4 points , A= 3.6 points and B = 3.0 points etc.

Now we will multiply one subject grade point with that subject’s credit hour and same with other subjects after summing up all subjects’ grade point then divide them with total credit hours.

### STEP 1 To Calculate GPA

If you want GPA by 4.0 point GPA scale then choose 4 other wise you can select 5.0 point GPA scale or 10 point GPA scale from the drop down.

It is very important to choose write GPA scale for you because some universities uses 4-point GPA scale , some uses 5- point GPA scale and some uses 10 point.

### STEP 2 of GPA Calculator

Now write for how many courses you want to calculate GPA. For example in a semester you took 4 courses. Select 4 and click to calculate.

Whatever number you will add it will generate fields for each subject where you will have to write credit hours and GP (Grade points)

### STEP3 of GPA Converter

Every course or subject has specific credit hours. write the credit hours of the subject and Grade point you obtain in the field. Every grade has a grade point check below for details.

**How does this GPA Calculator work ?**

**How to calculate GPA manually other than GPA calculator**

To calculate Grade point Average one must have all grade points and credit hours of the subject. Let me explain in detail. GPA means Grade point Average which means , we have to calculate average of all assigned grade points. [See- Calculate CGPA blog to calculate CGPA]

**Formula** **to calculate GPA**

**GPA= (GP * Credit hours)+(GP * Credit hours)/sum of all credit hours**

Alice has 3 subjects in a semester, he will get grade points and credit hours of all 3 subjects now multiply credit hours with grade point per subject and then divide the result with total credit hours. It will result in Grade point Average.

**What is GPA ?**

**Grade point Average.**Every university uses its own GPA grading system as

## GPA to CGPA

GPA means Grade point Average. If a student takes 4 subjects in a semester. He will be evaluated on all 4 subjects he took throughout the semester. Then on the final assessment, the student gets GP and grade points. which is then converted to GPA by adding all GPs and dividing them with credit hours.

**GPA = (CGPA / CGPA Scale) x GPA Scale**

**GPA to Percentage Formula**

To convert GPA to percentage is very easy. Follow the below stated method you will ended up with your desired result. [see CGPA to Percentage ]

**Formula** **For 4- point scale**

**Percentage=GPA*25**

**GPA to Percentage Example**

Alice has a 3.5 GPA. When he multiplies 3.5 with 25 the percentage he gets is 87.5%

**Formula** **For 10- point scale**

**Percentage=GPA*10;**

**GPA to Percentage Example**

Alice has 7.5 GPA . When he multiplies 3.5 with 10 the percentage he gets is 75%

**GPA vs CGPA**

GPA and CGPA both are essential to calculate results in university. GPA is grade point average which comes after summing up grade points of all the subjects of the semester.

**GPA= [(GP*Ci)+(GP*Ci)+(GP*Ci)] / sum of all credit hours**

**CGPA= sum of all GPAs / No. of semesters**

## GPA Chart or GPA Scale

When it comes to grading, different universities use different grading point strategies. To calculate GPA some universities use 4 point GPA scale and other use 10-point GPA scale. 5.0 point GPA scale is also practiced

**10-point GPA scale**

Grades | Marks | Points |
---|---|---|

A+ | 90-100 | 10.0 |

A | 80-89 | 9.0 – 9.9 |

A- | 75-79 | 8.0 – 8.9 |

B+ | 70-74 | 7.0 – 7.9 |

B | 65-69 | 6.0 – 6.9 |

B- | 60-64 | 5.0 – 5.9 |

C+ | 55-59 | 4.0 – 4.9 |

C | 50-54 | 3.0 – 3.9 |

C- | 45-49 | 2.0 – 2.9 |

D+ | 40-44 | 1.0 – 1.9 |

D | 35-39 | 0.0 (Fail) |

**4-point GPA scale**

Grades | Points |
---|---|

A+ | 4.0 |

A | 3.66 |

B+ | 3.33 |

B | 3.0 |

C+ | 2.77 |

C | 2.03 |

D | 2.0 |

**How to calculate GPA in Excel** : **Mini GPA Calculator**

In step one write Grade point, credit hours and then make a column to multiply grade points and credit hours. When all subjects will get enlisted, apply a formula to add all entities of that column. Later on apply a formula to add all credit hours. In new column or row apply formula to divide sum of ( credit hours * grade points ) with (sum of credit hours).

**Frequently Asked Questions – FAQs**

**Conclusion**

Grade point average is a standard parameter to track your academic achievements. It serves an essential and beneficial role in education. It not only helps students to track their performance but universities get insights of their student’s academic performances and achievements. Weighted Grade point highlights advanced achievements and regular Grade points through unweighted Grade points.