| Published: March 23, 2021
A study on anxiety among school students during exams
The quantitative study carries out research among co-ed school students of 10th, 11th, 12th grades in Dehradun, Uttarakhand to find out the prevalence of examination anxiety. Hundred students were chosen out of which 50 were male and 50 were female students. The Westside Test Anxiety Scale was used in this study. Results indicated that both girls and boys showed exam anxiety and there was a significant difference between the two. Boys experience higher exam anxiety than girls. Stress free school environment is needed for student’s mental and physical health.
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© 2021, Kaushal V. & Tewari S.
Received: December 16, 2020; Revision Received: February 27, 2021; Accepted: March 23, 2021
Published in Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021