| Published: June 20, 2017
Academic Achievement in Mathematics Subject among Secondary School Students in Madurai, Tamil Nadu
A descriptive research study was aimed to find and compare secondary school student’s mathematics achievement of students studying in Tamil medium and students studying in English medium conducted in Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. Eighty students were selected from simple random sampling techniques- 40 students studying in Tamil medium from government aided school and 40 students studying in English medium from private school. Academic achievement of mathematics subject was assessed by conducting screening test. The investigator prepared 25 questions from mathematics subject. Each question carried four marks and total mark was 100. The results revealed that students studying in English medium were performed better academic achievement in mathematics subject than the students studying in Tamil medium. Students studying in private school were performed better academic achievement in mathematics subject than the students studying in government aided school. Students of literate parents were performed better academic achievement in mathematics than the students of illiterate parents.
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© 2017 Paulpandi B, Govindharaj P
Received: May 03, 2017; Revision Received: January 01, 2017; Accepted: June 20, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017