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14. Calculation of GPA

Grade Point Average (GPA) is the weighted average of the grade points obtained of all the courses passed / completed by a student. For example, if a student passes / completes n courses in a term having credits of C1, C2, … , Cn and his grade points in these courses are G1, G2, … , Gn respectively then

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14.1 A Numerical Example

Suppose a student has completed eight courses in a term and obtained the following grades:


Course

Credits, Ci

Grade

Grade Points, Gi

Ci * Gi

CSE 100

2.00

A+

4.00

8.000

EEE 163

3.00

A+

4.00

12.000

EEE 164

1.50

A

3.75

5.625

MATH 141

3.00

B

3.00

9.000

ME 160

1.50

A-

3.50

5.250

ME 165

3.00

A+

4.00

12.000

PHY 109

4.00

A

3.75

15.000

PHY 102

1.50

A-

3.50

5.250

Total

19.50

 

 

72.125

GPA = 72.125/19.50 = 3.70

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