- Evaluation System
The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is a mechanism to evaluate a university graduate’s knowledge in Malaysia.
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
GPA stands for Grade Point Average. A GPA is a student’s mark and grade for each semester. It is calculated based on marks for each subject taken for a semester. Marks from each subject will be multiplied and divided with the number of credit hours taken.
GPA = Total Grade Point (Grade Point x Credit) Total Credit Hours
- Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)
CGPA stands for Cumulative Grade Point Average. A CGPA is the average of the cumulative marks for all semesters taken. The amount of pointers from the first semester will be added with the total marks of each semester right up to the final semester. Students can increase their CGPA by increasing their GPAs for each semester.
CGPA = Total grade points for all semesters Total credit hours for all course codes
Depending on the university’s regulations, CGPA calculations for each university in Malaysia may differ from one another. For further information on the GPA and CGPA calculation methods used by your university, you may visit the following website:
- Public university directory: