# Program to calculate Percentile of Students

• Last Updated : 21 Apr, 2021

Given an array containing marks of students, the task is to calculate the percentile of the students. The percentile is calculated according to the following rule:

The percentile of a student is the % of the number of students having marks less than him/her.

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Examples:

Input: arr[] = { 12, 60, 80, 71, 30 }
Output: { 0, 50, 100, 75, 25 }
Explanation:
Percentile of Student 1 = 0/4*100 = 0 (out of other 4 students no one has marks less than this student)
Percentile of Student 2 = 2/4*100 = 50 (out of other 4 students, 2 have marks less than this student)
Percentile of Student 3 = 4/4*100 = 100 (out of other 4 students, all 4 have marks less than this student)
Percentile of Student 4 = 3/4*100 = 75 (out of other 4 students, 3 have marks less than this student)
Percentile of Student 5 = 1/4*100 = 25 (out of other 4 students only 1 has marks less than this student)

Approach:

• So basically, the percentile is a number where a certain percentage of scores fall below that number.

• For example: If in an examination a student’s percentile is 75 then it means that the student has scored more than 75% of students who took the test.

• Now, in order to calculate percentile we have the following formula:
PERCENTILE = (NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO SCORED BELOW OR EQUAL TO THE DESIRED STUDENT/ TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDENTS – 1) * 100

Below is the implementation of the above approach:

## C++

 `// C++ program to calculate Percentile of Students` `#include ``using` `namespace` `std;` `// Function to calculate the percentile``void` `percentile(``int` `arr[], ``int` `n)``{``    ``int` `i, j, count, percent;` `    ``// Start of the loop that calculates percentile``    ``for` `(i = 0; i < n; i++) {` `        ``count = 0;``        ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < n; j++) {` `            ``// Comparing the marks of student i``            ``// with all other students``            ``if` `(arr[i] > arr[j]) {``                ``count++;``            ``}``        ``}``        ``percent = (count * 100) / (n - 1);` `        ``cout << ``"\nPercentile of Student "``             ``<< i + 1 << ``" = "` `<< percent;``    ``}``}` `// Driver Code``int` `main()``{``    ``int` `StudentMarks[] = { 12, 60, 80, 71, 30 };``    ``int` `n = ``sizeof``(StudentMarks) / ``sizeof``(StudentMarks);``    ``percentile(StudentMarks, n);` `    ``return` `0;``}`

## Java

 `// Java program to calculate Percentile of Students``class` `GFG``{` `    ``// Function to calculate the percentile``    ``static` `void` `percentile(``int` `arr[], ``int` `n)``    ``{``        ``int` `i, count, percent;` `        ``// Start of the loop that calculates percentile``        ``for` `(i = ``0``; i < n; i++)``        ``{` `            ``count = ``0``;``            ``for` `(``int` `j = ``0``; j < n; j++)``            ``{` `                ``// Comparing the marks of student i``                ``// with all other students``                ``if` `(arr[i] > arr[j])``                ``{``                    ``count++;``                ``}``            ``}``            ``percent = (count * ``100``) / (n - ``1``);` `            ``System.out.print(``"\nPercentile of Student "``            ``+ (i + ``1``) + ``" = "` `+ percent);``        ``}``    ``}` `    ``// Driver Code``    ``public` `static` `void` `main(String[] args)``    ``{``        ``int``[] StudentMarks = { ``12``, ``60``, ``80``, ``71``, ``30` `};``        ``int` `n = StudentMarks.length;``        ``percentile(StudentMarks, n);``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by Rajput-Ji`

## Python

 `# Python3 program to calculate Percentile of Students` `# Function to calculate the percentile``def` `percentile(arr, n):``    ``i, j ``=` `0``, ``0``    ``count, percent ``=` `0``, ``0` `    ``# Start of the loop that calculates percentile``    ``while` `i < n:` `        ``count ``=` `0``        ``j ``=` `0``        ``while` `j < n:` `            ``# Comparing the marks of student i``            ``# with all other students``            ``if` `(arr[i] > arr[j]):``                ``count ``+``=` `1``            ``j ``+``=` `1``        ``percent ``=` `(count ``*` `100``) ``/``/` `(n ``-` `1``)` `        ``print``(``"Percentile of Student "``, i ``+` `1``,``" = "``, percent)``        ``i ``+``=` `1` `# Driver Code` `StudentMarks ``=` `[``12``, ``60``, ``80``, ``71``, ``30``]``n ``=` `len``(StudentMarks)``percentile(StudentMarks, n)` `# This code is contributed by mohit kumar 29`

## C#

 `// C# program to calculate Percentile of Students``using` `System;` `class` `GFG``{` `    ``// Function to calculate the percentile``    ``static` `void` `percentile(``int` `[]arr, ``int` `n)``    ``{``        ``int` `i, count, percent;` `        ``// Start of the loop that calculates percentile``        ``for` `(i = 0; i < n; i++)``        ``{``            ``count = 0;``            ``for` `(``int` `j = 0; j < n; j++)``            ``{` `                ``// Comparing the marks of student i``                ``// with all other students``                ``if` `(arr[i] > arr[j])``                ``{``                    ``count++;``                ``}``            ``}``            ``percent = (count * 100) / (n - 1);` `            ``Console.Write(``"\nPercentile of Student "``            ``+ (i + 1) + ``" = "` `+ percent);``        ``}``    ``}` `    ``// Driver Code``    ``public` `static` `void` `Main()``    ``{``        ``int``[] StudentMarks = {12, 60, 80, 71, 30};``        ``int` `n = StudentMarks.Length;``        ``percentile(StudentMarks, n);``    ``}``}` `// This code is contributed by AnkitRai01`

## Javascript

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Output:
```Percentile of Student 1 = 0
Percentile of Student 2 = 50
Percentile of Student 3 = 100
Percentile of Student 4 = 75
Percentile of Student 5 = 25```

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