Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Academic Stress among Government and Private High School Students

Dr. Smritikana Mitra Ghosh

Ph.D, Ranchi University, Ranchi, Jharkhand & India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.146/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.146


Objectives: 1) To find out whether there is significant difference between the government and private school students. 2) To study the gender difference with regard to academic stress among high school students. Hypotheses: 1) There is significant mean difference between government and private school students with respect to academic stress. 2) There is significant mean difference between male and female students with respect to academic stress. Sample: Sample of the present study consistent 200 high school students from different schools of Ranchi town. One hundred students were government’s high school (male and female) and one hundred were private high school (male and female). Tools: Bisht battery of stress scales developed by Bisht (1987) was used to collect data. Result: The data have been analysed according to objectives and hypotheses of the research .It was observed that students in private schools have more academic stress than their counterparts in government schools. Female students experienced higher academic stress than male students.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016