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| Published: December 25, 2016

Impact of Depression on Academic Achievement among Engineering Students

Sindhu P

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

DIP: 18.01.146/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.146


The main aim of the present study was to find out the effects of depression on Engineering students academic performance. 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 was used to measure the level Depression among the students. The in-depth investigation of the findings obtained through this study reveals that there exists a relation between Depression and Academic score of students. The findings of the study will be useful in assisting Educators, Counsellors, Psychologists, and Researchers to develop strategies to enhance students’ psychological well-being.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016