Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2014

A Study of Academic Stress and Adjustment among Gujarati and English Medium School Students

Dr. K. B. Chothani

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, C. U. Shah Arts College, Ahmedabad Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.032/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.032


The basic aim of present investigation is that to study the influence of role of medium in the development of child’s personality by academic stress and adjustment scales. Present study was undertaken to examine the level of academic stress and adjustment among Gujarati medium and English Medium School Students. For that purpose 120 students of class IX and X were selected randomly from different schools out of which 60 were taken from Gujarati medium school and the remaining 60 were taken from English Medium School. Abha Rani Bisht (BBS) scale for measuring academic stress was used to see the level of stress and Sinha and Singh Adjustment Inventory for school students was used to examine level of adjustment among the students. The data were analyzed by ‘t’ test and ANOVA were applied to check the difference in significance between the entire two mediums of instruction. The main and internal effect has been discussed.  Results indicated that level of academic stress was significantly higher among the English Medium school students where as Gujarati medium school students were significantly better in terms of their level of adjustment. The Medium of Mother tongue per both boys and girls adjustment level are high and academic stress level low than other medium of instruction at school level.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014