• Kajal Das Assistant Professor in History, Durgapur Anandamoy B.Ed. College, Village-Durgapur, P.O.-Kalirhat, P.S.-Kotowali, District-Nadia & Research Scholar, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India
  • Samirranjan Adhikari Professor, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India
  • Samir Kumar Sen Research Scholar, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India


Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Motivation, Academic Motivation, Self-Regulation


Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) scheme acts as an extrinsic intervention. To study the effect of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalaya (KGBV) scheme on academic motivation the research was designed to compare the motivational aspects between the girl-students of the beneficiary of the scheme and their non-beneficiary of the scheme. Data was collected by administering Motivation Strategies for Learning Questionnaire (MSLQ) on randomly selected two groups – Study Group ((KGBV) and Reference Group (RG); the number of participants in the two groups were 200 and 247 respectively. In Self-Efficacy, Intrinsic Value, Cognitive Strategy Use, Self-Regulation, and MSLQ in total the KGBV group on an average expressed their significantly higher motivation and in Test Anxiety the result was reversed. Form the result it may be concluded that the KGBV scheme had positive impact in development of academic motivation of the KGBV hostel dwellers.


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Kajal Das, Samirranjan Adhikari, & Samir Kumar Sen. (2019). A PROBE INTO THE EFFECT OF KASTURBA GANDHI BALIKA VIDYALAYA (KGBV) SCHEME AS A CATALYST TO ACADEMIC MOTIVATION OF THE FEMALE LEARNERS. International Education and Research Journal (IERJ), 5(12). Retrieved from http://ierj.in/journal/index.php/ierj/article/view/1925