## Grading System and CGPA in CBSE

Board Examination for (class X, XII) and Annual examination (class IX, XI)

The Board Examination for 80 marks in each subject will cover 100% syllabus of only Class-X. The examination paper will be designed for a 3 hours duration. Marks and Grades both will be awarded in each scholastic subject and a 9-point grading system, as followed by the Board in Class XII will be applicable. For awarding the grades, the Board will put all the passed students in a rank order and will award the grades as follows:

• A-1    Top 1/8th of the passed candidates
• A-2  Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• B-1   Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• B-2   Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• C-1  Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• C-2  Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• D-1  Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• D-2  Next 1/8th of the passed candidates
• Failed candidates

### Grade Scale – Marks Range

#### Grading Scale for Scholastic Areas

 MARKS RANGE GRADE 91-100 A1 81-90 A2 71-80 B1 61-70 B2 51-60 C1 41-50 C2 33-40 D 32 and below E (Failed)

#### Details of Five-point Grading for Co-scholastic Areas

 GRADE ATTRIBUTE A Outstanding B Very Good C Good D Fair E Average

#### How is CGPA calculated?

The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is the average of Grade Points obtained in all the subjects (excluding additional 6th subject) as per Scheme of Studies.
An indicative equivalence of Grade Point and percentage of marks is computed as follows:
1. Subject wise indicative percentage of marks =9.5x GP of the subject
2. Overall indicative percentage of marks =9.5x CGPA

#### Are the grades of classes 9 and 10 combined for CGPA?

No, grades of classes IX and X are not combined for CGPA. CGPA grade is allotted in class X only, and reflected in ‘Grade Sheet Cum Certificate of Performance’.

### Abbreviations:

 Qualified for Admission to Higher Classes Eligible for Improvement of Performance Not Eligible for Improvement of Performance Appeared for Upgradation of Performance/ Additional Subject Transfer Case Absent Not Eligible Not Registered Result Withheld Unfair Means Subjudice