| Published: December 25, 2016
Impact of Depression on Academic Achievement among Engineering Students
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2016 Sindhu P
Received: October 08, 2016; Revision Received: November 11, 2016; Accepted: December 25, 2016
Published in Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016