CBSE Class 10 Result 2016: How to Calculate Percentage from CGPA from CBSE 10th Results 2016

Published on: Apr 20, 2017 05:19 IST
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New Delhi: Putting an end to all the speculations and anticipations, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is going to declare the Secondary School Certification Examination Result today on 28th May. After the formal announcement at 2PM, students can check their CBSE 10th Result 2016 at and

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With the declaration of the CBSE 10th Result 2016, the Board will bring relief for all the 14.9 lakh students and in addition it will also stirred a dilemma regarding the calculation of CGPA.

The CBSE declares the exam results in the form of CGPA. Therefore, students must be aware of this newest form of result format. The CGPA or Cumulative Grade Points Average is the average of the grade points achieved in all subjects, except the additional 6th subject as per Scheme of Studies.

Formula to calculate CGPA / Percentage for CBSE 10th Result 2016
If you receive the CBSE Result for Class 10th this year, here’s a brief explanatory piece of information related to CGPA.

Calculation of Percentage from CGPA

Subject wise percentage

9.5 X Grade Point of the subject

Overall Percentage

9.5 X Overall CGPA

Calculation of Overall CGPA

1.       Add the Grade Points of each subject (excluding additional 6th subject)

2.       Divide the sum by 5

3.       Overall CGPA!

How to calculate CGPA for CBSE 10th Class Result 2016?
As per the general trend, the scorecard issued online for the CBSE 10th Result would include the CGPA scored by the student in the examination. But if you have any doubts, you can calculate the same on own quite easily by following these simple steps.

Step 1: Add Grade points for all the five main subjects
Step 2: Divide this figure by 5
Step 3: The end result would be your CGPA

If your grade points for the five main subjects are: Subject A: 9; Subject B: 7; Subject C: 6; Subject D: 7; and Subject E: 8

Step 1: Then the total of your grade points would be: 9+7+6+7+8 = 37
Step 2: Divide this number by 5: 37/5 = 7.4
Step 3: Your CGPA is 7.4

How to calculate total percentage from CGPA?
If you want to know your CBSE 10th Result in terms of overall percentage, it is quite easy to calculate it.

1. CGPA x 9.5 = overall percentage
2. Therefore, 7.4 (CGPA) x 9.5 = 70.30%

Students can also refer the official websites of the Board for details in this regard.

Once the CBSE results are disclosed, students can now begin planning for higher education. Using the score of CBSE 10th Result, students can apply for various colleges and institutes in any of the three streams available: Science, Commerce or Arts. It is obvious for a student to be confused at this stage. Therefore students are suggested to take the help of experts and counselors, in this regard.

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