# GPF Interest Calculator for Central Government Employees from 2005 to 2018

## GConnect GPF Interest Calculator and CPF Interest Calculator for the Years from 2005 to 2018 (Financial Year 2017-18)

**How to Calculate General Provident Fund / CPF Interest ?**

This question may look simple but in reality a small calculation error in GPF interest calculation may cost you more. This is because compound interest in the long run may fetch you lot of money and if you are on the loosing side of the calculation error you will ever regret as once you have certified the correctness of the GPF statement given to you every year without properly verifying the same it will be a herculean task to set right it later on if you GPF account has any calculation mistake.

So be sure that the GPF interest calculation are correct and deposits made are properly accounted for before you certify the correctness of the GPF Statement. Normally, the correctness of the GPF statement has to be questioned by you within 3 months of the receipt of the same. Otherwise the same will be deemed to be certified by you as correct.

This GConnect GPF interest calculation tool will calculate the GPF interest taking in to account the monthly deposits made, advance or withdrawal made etc.

**This is the formula to calculate GPF Interest:**

(Total of monthly interest bearing GPF balance/12)*(interest rate*100)

Note this formula for academic interest but never do your GPF interest calculation manually any more as we have provided this easy to use online GPF interest calculation tool.

**How to use this Tool?**

Just fill up four fields. 1. Opening Balance of GPF at the beginning of the year, 2. Monthly subscription amount, 3. monthly advance recovery if any and 4. Select the Year for which you intend to calculate GPF Interest . Then click “Calculate GPF Interest” Button. That’s it!

Your GPF work sheet is ready. You can change each editable field of the work sheet for modifying GPF subscription, monthly advance recovery etc for each month. This will be useful if you have variable monthly subscription amount or variable advance recovery amount to be entered.

If you have withdrawn or obtained GPF advance enter the same in the relevant month in the work sheet. When come out of the field after you make any modification in the GPF work sheet the tool will automatically re-calculate the results.

Keep in mind that when you click “Calculate GPF Interest” button the work sheet will be filled up with the calculations based on the values you have given in the entry sheet. So do not use Calculate GPF Interest button unless it is necessary if you have modified the GPF sheet.

### Year wise GPF and CPF Interest Rates

Year |
Rate of Interest |

1964-65 |
4% |

1965-66 |
4.5% |

1966-67 |
4.6% |

1967-68 |
4.8% |

1968-69 |
5.1% |

1969-70 |
5.25% |

1970-71 |
5.5% |

1971-72 |
5.7% |

1972-73 |
5.8% |

1973-74 |
5.8% |

1974-75 |
7.17% |

1975-76 |
7.5% |

1976-77 |
7.5% |

1977-78 |
8% |

1978-79 |
8% |

1979-80 |
8% |

1980-81 |
8.5% |

1981-82 |
8.5% |

1982-83 |
9% |

1983-84 |
9.5% |

1984-85 |
10% |

1985-86 |
10.5% |

1986-87 |
12% |

1987-88 |
12% |

1988-89 |
12% |

1989-90 |
12% |

1991-92 |
12% |

1992-93 |
12% |

1993-94 |
12% |

1994-95 |
12% |

1995-96 |
12% |

1996-97 |
12% |

1997-98 |
12% |

1998-99 |
12% |

1999-2000 |
12% |

2000-01 |
11% |

2001-02 |
9.5% |

2002-03 |
9% |

2003-04 |
8% |

2004-05 |
8% |

2005-06 |
8% |

2006-07 |
8% |

2007-08 |
8% |

2008-09 |
8% |

2009-10 |
8% |

2010-11 |
8% |

2011-12 | 8% upto 11/20118.6% from 12/2011 to 3/2012 |

2012-13 | 8.8% |

2013-14 | 8.7% |

2014-15 | 8.7% |

2015-16 | 8.7% |

2016-17 | Apr to Jun – 8.1%, Jul-Sep – 8.1%, Oct-Dec – 8.0% and Jan – Mar – 8.0 |

2017-18 | Apr to Jun – 7.9%, Jul-Sep – 7.8%, Oct-Dec – 7.8%, Jan – Mar – 7.6 |

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2017-18 – January 2018 to March 2018

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2017-18 – October 2017 to December 2017

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2017-18 – July 2017 to September 2017

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2017-18 – April 2017 to June 2017

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2016-17 – January 2017 to March 2017

## GPF, CPF Interest Rate for 2016-17 – October 2016 to December 2016

## GPF, CPF interest rate for 2016-17 – July 2016 to September 2016

## GPF, CPF interest rate for 2016-17 – April 2016 to June 2016

## GPF Interest, CPF Interest and similar Provident Fund Interest for the year 2015-16

## GPF Interest, CPF Interest and similar Provident Fund Interest for the year 2014-15

## GPF Interest, CPF Interest and similar Provident Fund Interest for the year 2013-14

Central Government Employees Provident Fund interest Rate for 2013-14 is 8.7%