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Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2020

Comparative analysis of the stress level among under graduation and post-graduation students

Miss Sakshi Sabharwal

Student, Amity school of Economics, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Shalini Sharma

Professor, Amity school of Economics, Uttar Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.099/20200802

DOI: 10.25215/0802.099

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This study focuses on understanding the level of stress among college students and analyzing the degree of difference among factors responsible for causing stress among Undergraduate (UG) and Post graduate (PG) students. The objectives of the study involves deciphering causes and factors responsible for initiating stress among students, and understanding the impact of stress on the academic performance. The research is descriptive and exploratory in nature. It involves purposive sampling as the target audience is predetermined. A sample of 152 respondents was collected for analysis. The study concluded with personal and academic stress being two major contributors of stress. There is difference between degree to which stress affects UG and PG students and it has a significant impact on the academic performance of the students. Stringent efforts by institutions and students need to be undertaken to overcome such situations.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.099/20200802

10.25215/0802.099

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 2, April- June, 2020