Comparative Study

| Published: November 23, 2017

Impact of Depression, Anxiety and Stress on Academic Achievement among Engineering Students

Sindhu P

Dept. of Psychology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Lt Dr. S. Azmal Basha

Dept. of PsychAsst. Professor & Head, Dept. of Psychology, S.V. Arts UG & PG College, Tirupati, Indiaology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.058/20170501

DOI: 10.25215/0501.058


The present study is aimed to find the relationship of Depression, Anxiety and Stress with Academic achievement among engineering students. The target population of the study comprised of students of few Engineering colleges under VTU (Visvesvaraya Technological University). For the study, a sample of 20 Undergraduate students of the Visvesvaraya Technological University (studying Engineering) was taken. The Beck’s Depression Inventory, Beck’s Anxiety Inventory, and Cohen Perceived Stress Scale were used to measure the level of depression, anxiety and stress respectively among the students. The in-depth investigation of the findings obtained through this study reveals that there exists a relation between Depression, Anxiety and Academic score of students. Level of Stress was found high for both Low and High scorers. The findings of the study will be useful in assisting Educators, Counselors, Psychologists, and Researchers to develop strategies to enhance students’ psychological well-being.

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Published in   Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017