How To Convert Percentage to GPA In India?

In India, many universities and institutions rank student's performance using grade and grade points. Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated by dividing the total grade points achieved by the total credit points attempted as per the Grading System In India. The grades are distinguished as Distinction, 1st class, 2nd class, 3rd class and Fail. In Indian Grading System, below 33% of mark is considered as FAIL. This tutorial guides us how to convert percentage to GPA in India.

Grade and Grade Point Table for India:

The below chart shows the Grade and Grade Points used in India to measure Student's Performance.

Percentage for India
Percentage RangeGradeGrade Point
81% - 100%Distinction4.00
61% - 80%First Class3.5
51% - 60%Second Class3.00
33% - 50%Third Class2.50
Below 33%Fail2.00

Consider a Student has scored 91% of marks out of 100 in examination. Find the equivalent grade and grade points scored by him?


As per the Indian Grading System , 91% mark lies in the range 81% to 100%, Therefore, the equivalent Grade of the Student will be Distinction and the grade point will be 4.00

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