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The significance accorded to the amorphous concept of Academic Performance of students is immense, owing to the mere reason that better performances academically set the prospect for the better future of any nation. Likewise, understanding the integrities of the concept holds a great connotation. The current paper aims to present a review of the various definitions of “academic performance” along with the factors perceived to have an effect on the academic performance of students belonging to Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). Additionally, an effort has also been made to gain an insight into the reliability of “Grade Point Average” (GPA) as a method for measuring academic performance.