CBSE Class 12 Percentage Calculation – In this article, we will tell you how to calculate 12th percentage in 6 subjects. When you have to calculate the percentage for 5 subjects without including the additional subject then, average of marks in all subjects is taken. For subjects which include practicals, marks of theory and practicals in total make 100 and their sum as a whole is counted.
In the recently concluded seminar in Delhi University by CBSE, one of the most frequently asked question was, how to calculate 12th percentage. It seems students are simply incapable of calculating 12th percentage. They need some kind of percentage calculator for 12th. Most of the problems happen in case of 6th subject or additional subject. However, CBSE rules here are very clear. In the below article, we have tried to clear all kind of doubts on how to calculate 12th percentage.
When additional subject is included then you must calculate percentage by considering the best five subject’s mark and are chosen for averaging. But the marks of English and Math are always included.
5 Subjects Only – CBSE Class 12 Percentage Calculation
CBSE has sent a letter to all school for the determination of 5 subjects in Class 12 for the percentile estimation by the different school across the nation, here are the points of interest of the same.
1. Result data is to be provided for ALL APPEARED Candidates in Full subjects with indication of Stream Code:
- Science-Medical SCI-M
- Science – Non-Medical SCI-N
- Science – Both(Medical & Non-Medical SCI-B)
- Commerce – COMM
- Arts & Humanities – HUMA
- Vocational – VOC
- Other – OTH
2.(a) Placement of Subjects in the Result Database should be in the following order:
Subject-1: One Compulsory Language with higher marks
Subject-2 to Subject-5: Another Language and three Electives
Subject-6 : Additional subject offered/ allowed, if any
Note : Subject-1 to Subject-5 must conform to Scheme of Studies and are compulsory.
(b) For Science Stream – Non-Medical :
Subject-1: Compulsory Language with higher marksSubject-2: Any other Language/Elective with higher marks (other than Subject-1 and Subject-3 to Subject-5
Subject-3 to Subject-5 (even if the marks in the subjects are lower) must be as follows:
Subject-5: Any one out of – Chemistry/ Computer Science/ Biology (Botany & Zoology)/
Biotechnology with higher marks
(c) If it is compulsory to study 6 subjects as per Scheme of Studies in a board, subject with lowest marks (other than compulsory subjects for the stream) be treated as Additional Subject.
For Percentile calculation and Normalisation of Marks, Subject-1 to Subject-5 shall be taken into consideration.
3. If a candidate has appeared in LESS Number of Subjects in current year (i.e. Less than 5 subjects) – due to supplementary Exam / Compartment Exam / Arrear and has cleared/passed the exam in the current year. Subjects passed in previous year(s) and subjects passed in current year are combined into a single record and supplied. Passing year be treated as current year.
4. If a candidate appears for ‘Improvement of Performance’, the candidate has to appear in all subjects as per Scheme of Studies of the Board i.e. the candidate must appear in Subject-1 to Subject-5 (OR) Subject-1 to Subject-6. Data should be provided for such candidates also.
CBSE Class 12 Percentage Calculation for Universities
For admission in universities like Delhi University or Mumbai University, your best four subject marks are considered. Here, you cannot include vocational subjects like physical education/home science while calculating. Also, it is mandatory to include one language subject.
CBSE Class 12 Percentage Calculation for Exams
For JEE and Engineering colleges, PCM and English are compulsory along with one more subject (depending upon the high score from rest 2 subject).
CBSE Class 12 Percentage Calculation for Job Resume
In resume, you can write best of five percentage. You should include English marks, while calculating percentage.
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