SELF CONCEPT AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS

Devaraju T.

Abstract


The term self-concept is a general term used to refer to how someone thinks about, evaluates or perceives themselves. An adolescent who has an adequate self-concept is likely to follow the problem-solving approach and tends to be spontaneous, creative, original and have high self-esteem. This study is an attempt to investigate the influence of self-concept on the academic achievement of secondary school students N=600. The researcher has selected a stratified disproportionate random sampling from the population of south zone taluk of Tumkur district. t-test was employed to analyze the data. This study revealed that students having a high self-concept have higher academic achievement than students having a low self-concept.

Keywords


self-concept, academic achievement, secondary school, Tumkur

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