STUDY HABITS AS A MEASURE OF ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN RELATION TO TYPE OF SCHOOL AND GENDER

Mohammad Imran Ali , Mohammad Faaz

Abstract


The present study is a humble attemptto identify the relationship between Study Habits and Academic achievement of Senior Secondary School Students. Descriptive in nature, the studywas carried out on 196 senior secondary school students in which 102 were male students and 93 were female students taken from both the Private and Government schoolsby using simple random sampling technique. Study habits inventory designed by B. V. Patel was used to assess the study habits and the total marks obtained by the students in the previous class were taken as their academic achievement. Mean (M), Standard Deviation (S.D), Pearson Product moment correlation (r) and t-test are the statistical techniques employed to draw results. The result of the study revealed the fact that Study Habits has a moderately high and positive influence on academic achievement of students and showed that female students possess slightly good study habits than that of male students. It was also concluded that Private school students hold good study habits than that of Governmental school students.


Keywords


Study Habits, Academic achievement, Educational achievement, Capacity building, Habit of concentration.

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