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| Published: June 25, 2016

Personality as Predictors of Academic Achievement among University Students

Saima Hafiz

Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, GNDU, Amritsar Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.100/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.100

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There are various factors which contribute to academic success. Personality is one of those which are very important in determining the academic success. With the advancement of science and technology, we are more inclined towards bad living styles so does influence our personality as well. Academic achievement is defined as one’s capability to achieve success by utilizing skills. It is considered as means of excellence to achieve success in one’s life. The paper intends to investigate different personality dimensions as predictors of academic achievement. Personality can be defined as a collection of emotional, thought and behavioral patterns that are unique to each person and stable over time. NEO- five factor inventory was administered to collect data among the respondents. A sample of 60 students including male and female was taken for the study. Step wise regression was applied to analyze the data. This study will help in determining the dimensions those results in academic success. The implications of the study are further elucidated.
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Saima Hafiz @ saimahafiz21@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.100/20160303

DOI: 10.25215/0303.100

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 3, April-June, 2016

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