Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2015

Mental Health and Academic Achievement of College Students

Dr. Shashi Kala Singh

Associate Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Ranchi University, Ranchi Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.051/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.051


The present study aimed at examining the impact of mental health on academic achievement of college students. For this purpose 200 college students (100 males & 100 females) were selected from different colleges of Ranchi town. The marks obtained in class XIIth of Central Board of Secondary Education was used as the indicator of academic achievement. Students were classified into two groups namely high achiever (who obtained above 65% marks) and low achiever (who obtained below 50% marks).The data was collected by Mental Health Battery which was developed by Arun Kumar Singh and AlpnaSen Gupta.The result showed that male, group was mentally healthy than female group. High achiever group was mentally healthy than low achiever group. Mental health was positively related with academic achievement.

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ISSN 2348-5396

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015