How to convert SGPA to CGPA, Here is the method for Calculation

Safalta Expert Published by: Noor Fatima Updated Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:42 AM IST

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Here is all you need to know the method convert SGPA to CGPA. Read the article to learn and understand SGPA, CGPA, and the way to find their values and conversion. 

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SGPA to CGPA: SGPA (Sessional grade point average or Semester End Grade Point Average) and CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average)  are important ways to determine a student's overall academic performance throughout the year. These scoring points are also important in gaining admission to colleges and universities. SGPA and CGPA are essential in both school and college life. There are several methods you can use to find and calculate your overall academic performance in terms of grade point average. However, GPA (Grade Point Average) is the most common. The SGPA to CGPA conversion seems the most mysterious and confusing of these calculations.

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SGPA and CGPA perform the same function but are calculated differently. This blog explains how to convert SGPA to CGPA and other related topics.

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Table of Content
Calculation of SGPA to CGPA
Calculation of SGPA to Percentage
SGPA to CGPA Calculator (KTU)
Calculation of SGPA to CGPA (SPPU) 
Calculation of SGPA to CGPA (VTU)
Calculation of Percentage from CGPA from SGPA 
What is SGPA?
What is CGPA?
Calculation of SGPA 

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Calculation of SGPA to CGPA

SGPA stands for Sessional Grade Point Average or Semester End Grade Point Average. This is the grade point average he gets at the end of an academic session, such as his year in school or a semester in college. CGPA stands for Cumulative Grade Point Average. Shows the total score achieved over an entire academic session or over a specific period of time. B. Her 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of study. Calculate her CGPA achieved for that academic session by summing the overall grades achieved in all college grades or semi-annual exams at school. This is an academic session containing many of his SGPAs for different semesters or semester

According to the definition we discussed for SGPA and CGPA, CGPA can be referred to as the collective SGPAs calculated at the end of the academic year. To calculate your CGPA, one needs to first find the average marks of all subjects in each semester i.e., SGPA.

Afterward, add up all the SGPAs of all the semesters or sessions to find your CGPA for the academic year. 

 
For example:
If a student secures 9 and 8 SGPA in their two semesters, their CGPA would be
CGPA of 1 college academic term = (SGPA of semester 1 + SGPA of semester 2)/2 
= (9+8)/2 = 17/2 
=8.5
 

Calculation of SGPA to Percentage

Now that you know how to calculate CGPA from SGPA, let us understand and know how to calculate percentages from SGPA through the same formulas.

SGPA to Percentage Calculator

 
For example:
SGPA of a student for 4 semester = 7.8, 6.7, 7.4, 8.9
=7.8+6.7+7.4+8.9= 30.8
=30.8/4 =7.7
(7.7 x 10) - 7.5 = 77-7.7= 69.3%
 

SGPA to CGPA Calculator (KTU)

The SGPA to CGPA Calculator for the esteemed KTU (APJ Abdul Kalam Technology University) is explained as follows -


Here
Ci= Credit assigned for a course
GPi= Grade point for that a course 
 

Calculation of SGPA to CGPA (SPPU) 

The Calculation of CGPA from SGPA for the famous SavitribaiPhule Pune University (SPU) is explained as follows-


 
Here 
C1, C2, C3, C4, C5 = Course credits
G12, G2, G3, G4, G5= Grade points of the course
 

Calculation of SGPA to CGPA (VTU)

The famous Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) uses the following formula to calculate the SGPA count for its potential students-
CGPA can also be calculated from SGPA from the popular Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) method for its potential students in the following way-


Here
Ci= Credit assigned for a course
Gi= Grade point for that course
 

Calculation of Percentage from CGPA from SGPA 

Now that you know how to find out SGPA, let’s now understand how to calculate CGPA from SGPA. There are various examples of when institutions release students’ scores in form of CGPA. However, when we talk about universities abroad, those scores are converted into a percentage. This is the reason why we have discussed the method to find out the percentage from CGPA.  

The formula is very simple. We first convert SGPA to CGPA, pick the total CGPA and multiply it by 9.5 to find out the percentage.  

Look at the following table for a sounder understanding-

 

What is SGPA?

SGPA is the abbreviation of sessional Grade Point Average or Semester End Grade Point Average. Before discussing SGPA and CGPA, let’s first know and understand what they are. 

To start, the marks we secure in our schools and colleges can find out in numerous ways. One of these methods includes SGPA. It is the grade point average that is find out at the end of an academic session, like a year at school or a semester at college. First, add the grade points of all the subjects in an academic session or year that are gathered together, and their average is calculated. This average is referred to as the SGPA for that specific session or year. 
 

What is CGPA?

Another well-known method of marks calculation for students' scores in their schools and colleges is through CGPA. CGPA is the abbreviation used for Cumulative Grade Point Average. It reflects the total marks we score in an entire academic session or a specific time period, such as the first year, second year, or third year in college. 

The total marks we score in all the years of college or half-yearly exams in school are considered together to calculate the CGPA scored in that academic session.
The fundamental difference between Sessional Point Average and Cumulative Grade Point Average is that we calculate CGPA at the academic session using many SGPAs of different semesters or terms. Students should keep in mind that knowing about CGPA will assist them in understanding how to calculate SGPA.
 

Calculation of SGPA 

Now that you know about SGPA, here is how to calculate its value. A semester of Sessional Grade Point Average (SGPA) fundamentally depicts a student’s performance over a predetermined time phase, usually a semester. To find the value of SGPA, you will have to consider the credit points scored in a semester and then divide for sum by the total credit points of the semester. 

Here is the explanation of how to calculate SGPA 
  • Firstly, multiply the credit Point of each subject by the grade point you have scored in the subject.
  • Secondly, add all the total grade points you have scored. 
  • Finally, divide the sum by the total sum of the credit points for the semester. You will find the value of the SGPA you have scored.
Example:
Subject A: 9; Subject B: 7; Subject C: 6
Now, assume the credit points for these subjects are:
Subject A: 4; Subject B: 5; Subject C: 6

Firstly, multiply your grade points by their particular credits:
Subject A: 9 x 4= 36
Subject B: 7 x 5= 35
Subject C: 6 x 6= 36

Now, add up the grade points: 36+35+36 = 107 and credit points: 4+5+6= 15
To calculate your SGPA, divide the total sum of grade points by the total of credit points: 107/14
=7.13
Hopefully, we have helped you understand and learn about SGPA, CGPA, Percentage, and  the way to find their values and conversion. 

What is SGPA?

SGPA is the abbreviation of sessional Grade Point Average or Semester End Grade Point Average. It is the grade point average that is find out at the end of an academic session, like a year at school or a semester at college. 

What is CGPA?

CGPA is the abbreviation used for Cumulative Grade Point Average. It reflects the total marks we score in an entire academic session or a specific time period, such as the first year, second year, or third year in college. 

How to calculate SGPA?

Semester of Sessional Grade Point Average SGPA fundamentally depicts a student’s performance over a predetermined time phase, usually a semester. To find the value of SGPA, you will have to consider the credit points scored in a semester and then divide for sum by the total credit points of the semester. 

How to calculate CGPA?

To calculate your CGPA, one needs to first find the average marks of all subjects in each semester Iie., SGPA. Afterward, add up all the SGPAs of all the semesters or sessions to find your CGPA for the academic year. 

How to calculate the percentage from SGPA?

Here is an example. 

SGPA of a student for 4 semester = 7.8, 6.7, 7.4, 8.9
=7.8+6.7+7.4+8.9= 30.8
=30.8/4 =7.7
(7.7 x 10) - 7.5 = 77-7.7= 69.3%

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