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| Published: March 25, 2015

Academic Achievement Test in English and Mathematics of Secondary School Students in relation to Gender Differences

Mohd Hasan

Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P. India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Salahuddin Khan

Department of Education, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, U.P. India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.037/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.037

ABSTRACT

The present research study aims to examine the academic achievement of secondary school students in relation to gender differences. The study was carried out on a sample of 100 male and female students studying in class IXth of Aligarh District, U.P. India. Two self developed tools were applied which finally analysed by applying Mean, SD, t-Test and Pearson‟s Coefficient Correlation (r). Results revealed a significant difference between male and female students in English achievement scores and also no significant difference was found between English and Mathematics achievement scores of IXth grade male students. Results also revealed low positive correlation between English and Mathematics achievement of male students of IXth grade and moderate positive correlation between English and Mathematics achievement of female students of IXth grade. The results suggested to the need of motivation and encouragement for enhancing academic achievement scores of male and female students.

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Mohd Hasan @ mhasanedu@gmail.com

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.037/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.037

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015

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