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What is the Full Form of GPA?
Asked by: SIDYA
Answers: 5
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Posted on Wed, 2 Feb 2011 00:49:03 GMT
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I want to know the full form of GPA. I want to have my further education from one of the reputed universities of the USA. I visited the websites of couple of universities for the selection purpose but all of them have stated GPA's as a minimum criteria to enter into their university. I have never heard about GPA. What is GPA?

It is very simple. GPA stands for "Grade Point Average". As we have percentage system here in India to show our academic achievement, GPA is quantitative measure to show student's academic achievement in a graded coursework taken by the student in a particular academic session. In another word, GPA is a weighted average based on the grades you receive and the number of credits you take. Grades are generally assigned letters like A, B, C, D. Some may also use A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D+, D, D-. Each of these grades has unique numerical value. For example: In most cases, A is equal to 4, B is equal to 3, C is equal to 2, and D is equal to 1.

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Garima answered 7 years ago

GPA stands for Grade Point Average

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Michael22 answered 5 years and 7 months ago

The full form of GPA is "Grade Point Average".

GPA is calculated by taking the number of grade points a student earned in a given period of time divided by the total number of credits taken.

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Mike145 answered 5 years and 4 months ago

The full form of GPA is "Grade Point Average".

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Honey123 answered 5 years and 3 months ago

Full form of GPA is Grade Point Average. GPA is a tool that calculates the academic performance of students from their middle school to college. GPA calculation is in use for measuring individual performance of students effectively for more than 200 years. Historical records tell us that calculator GPA was first introduced at Cambridge University by William Farrish

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Chikanbarn answered 5 years and 3 months ago
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