Comparative Study

| Published: May 30, 2017

Academic Achievement of Adolescents In Relation To Parental Encouragement

Ms. Bilkees Abdullah Puju

Research Scholar, Department of Education, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara, Punjab India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.062/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.062


The present aimed to investigate the academic achievement of adolescents in relation to parental encouragement. The respondents were secondary school students of district Baramulla of Kashmir. A sample of 200 secondary school students (N=100 boys and 100 girls) by employing simple random sampling.  Descriptive survey method was employed; Parental Encouragement scale and Total scores of students in previous class were taken as measure of academic achievement of secondary school students, t-test   and multiple correlation were employed to analyze the data. The study revealed that (a)there exists significant relationship between academic achievement and Parental Encouragement of students, (b) there is significant difference in Academic Achievement of Boys and Girls, (c) show that significant difference in Parental Encouragement of Boys and Girls students, (d) shows that the boys of urban areas achieve good Academic Achievement as compare to the  boys of rural area, and(e)  shows that the Girls of urban areas achieve good Academic Achievement as compare to the Academic Achievement of Girls of rural area. 

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017