**Aggregate vs Average**

The two terms seems to have similar meaning, but when used in context with Engineering there is a difference between the two. Before having any further discussion about the two terms, let’s find what exactly the meaning of the two terms is and how to calculate it.

**Average:** Average is simply the arithmetic mean of all the numbers (or marks) taken into consideration. For example, if you have 4 numbers (or marks), the average will be the sum of all the 4 numbers divided by 4.

Thus in calculating average all the numbers (or marks) are given equal weightage.

**Aggregate:** In Engineering, to calculate aggregate you have to take into consideration of the marks. The weightage of the marks of different years in engineering (B.E./BTech) are as follows:

First Year : 10%

Second Year : 20 %

Third Year : 30%

Fourth Year : 100%

Thus to calculate the aggregate percentage, perform following steps:

1. Calculate the weighted marks of different years.

2. Calculate the sum of above marks.

3. Divide the above sum by grand total.

4. Multiply the above calculate value by 100 to get aggregate percentage.

You can also use the **RGTU Aggregate Calculator** available in this blog to calculate your aggregate.

**Note :** Aggregate is only meaningful when you know the marks of all years (all semesters). Thus if you are a student who have not complete his/her degree yet, then it is better to calculate average.

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## 17 comments:

thanks ..u have solved my lot of queries....

very helpful!!!

its so good too see ur projected score nd can help u for find them ..

Thank you , but tell me what d company wants? aggr o avg?

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sir,

if any company asks for the percentage what should i write avg or agg plz help

can u say about the pattern which used of which year like 2005,2008,2010,2011.Was the calculator is updated after changing the scheme

by RGPV?

THANKS A LOTS FOR THI..,,,

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sir i want to know that some peoples said that batch 2008 have schemes 10 % 10% 10% and last years have 70% respectivley is that true or false

YOUR ABOVE HOLE KNOWLEDGE IS VERY HELPFULL AND MEANINGFULL IN MY CARRIER......

Thankx a lot.....it's very helpfull.

jaandar.....

respected sir/mam

i am a final year student.i have done diploma in ME n m persuing B.E in final year same field.

May i know how can i calculate my aggrigate as i have addmitted from direct addmission into my 2nd year.

and how would i take out my aggregate percentage.and what percentage weightage .

plzz let me know..

my mail id is malviya.niraj9@gmail.com.

how to calculate aggregate till prefinal year

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