UNIVERSITI TUNKU ABDUL RAHMAN

Calculation of GPA and CGPA

Quality Point

Quality Point of a course is defined as the Grade Point earned multiplied by the credits of the course.

Grade Point Average (GPA)

The GPA for a trimester examination is determined by dividing the sum of all Quality Points earned by the sum of credits of all courses attempted in a trimester, excluding credits of courses which have no contributions to the GPA, i.e. 



MBBS Programme

The GPA for for MBBS programme is determined by dividing the sum of all Quality Points earned by the sum of credits of all courses attempted in either First Professional Examination (Year 1), Second Professional Examination (Year 3) or Final Professional Examination (Year 5) of the MBBS programme, excluding credits of courses which have no contribution to the GPA, i.e. 


 

Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA)

The CGPA is determined by dividing sum of all Quality Points earned by the sum of credits attempted for all the trimesters/semesters, excluding credits of courses which have no contribution to the GPA or CGPA, i.e. 



*Exclusion: The calculation of GPA and CGPA do not include the results/credit hours of the following courses which have no contribution to the GPA or CGPA:

  • Courses with a grade of PS
  • Courses, if not completed, with a grade of P
  • Exempted courses