A STUDY ON GENDER DIFFERENCES AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN ASSAM

Dr. Nitul Gogoi

Abstract


Academic achievement is a key mechanism through which students learn about their talents, abilities and competencies which are important parts of developing career aspirations. The present study explored the differences of gender on academic achievement of secondary school students in Assam. The sample of the study consisted of 250 students (150 male and 100 female). The main finding of the study was that gender significantly differs on academic achievement of secondary school students. 

Keywords


Gender Differences, Academic achievement, Secondary School, Location

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