Nested If

 

The IF function in Excel can be nested, when you have multiple conditions to meet. The FALSE value is being replaced by another IF function to make a further test.

Note: if you have Excel 2016, simply use the IFS function.

1a. If cell A1 equals 1, the formula returns Bad.

First Nested If Formula in Excel, Value 1

1b. If cell A1 equals 2, the formula returns Good.

First Nested If Formula, Value 2

1c. If cell A1 equals 3, the formula returns Excellent.

First Nested If Formula, Value 3

1d. If cell A1 equals another value, the formula returns No Valid Score.

First Nested If Formula, Else

Here's another example.

2a. If cell A1 is less or equal to 10, the formula returns 350.

Second Nested If Formula in Excel, Value 6

2b. If cell A1 is greater than 10 and less or equal to 20, the formula returns 700.

Second Nested If Formula, Value 12

Second Nested If Formula, Value 20

2c. If cell A1 is greater than 20 and less or equal to 30, the formula returns 1400.

Second Nested If Formula, Value 27

2d. If cell A1 is greater than 30, the formula returns 2000.

Second Nested If Formula, Else

Note: to slightly change the boundaries, you might want to use "<" instead of "<=" in your own formula.