If you have written any competitive exams, you might be familiar with the term percentile. Most of today’s competitive entrance exams publish the results of the applicants based on percentiles. You might be familiar with the term percent. But, it is not the same as percentile.
Do not confuse these terms. As we all know, percentage is a number defined as a fraction of 100. So, if a person says that he scored 60% marks in his GMAT exam, then it means that if total score is 100, he scored 60 marks.
Obviously, if the total score is 50, the person has got 30 marks in the exam.