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| Published: August 03, 2021

Perceived Stress Among Undergraduate Students Regarding Mode of Examination During Covid-19

Bahniman Boruah

Student, Manav Rachna International Institute of Research and Studies, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Kanishka Parashar

Student, Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Parag Rajkhowa

Assistant Professor, Sibsagar College, Joysagar, Sivasagar, Assam, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.029.20210903

DOI: 10.25215/0903.029

ABSTRACT

The spread of the novel coronavirus(covid-19) around the globe has changed our lives in a very drastic way. From infants to the older generation, every age group, from students to the working-class everyone is hit hard with this new threat that emerges all around the globe. The student population was highly stressed about their education and career and their examination in this time of uncertainty. The present study aimed at finding out the correlation between stress levels during Covid-19 Pandemic among Undergraduate Students of Assam regarding offline mode of examination. Methods and Materials: Descriptive-correlational research design was used for conducting the present study. The study was conducted among undergraduate students of Assam in studying various colleges in various streams. The population of the study includes all the final year undergraduate students studying in various government and private colleges of Assam. A total of 300 college students, 150 male, 150 females were selected from various randomly selected colleges. In the present study, simple random sampling has been used to collect the required data. A Self-structured Questionnaire prepared by researchers of the present study was used to collect the data. There are 30 closed-ended questions were included in the questionnaire. Results: Study findings showed that there is a significant positive correlation between stress level and mode of examination among undergraduate students during Covid-19 Pandemic (<0.05), study findings also showed that there is no significant difference between male and female student’s stress level regarding mode of examination. Conclusion: The finding of the study indicated that there is a significant positive correlation between stress level and mode of examination among undergraduate students during the Covid-19 Pandemic. study findings also showed that there is no significant difference between male and female student’s stress levels regarding the mode of examination. Not having accurate information and guidance from government and university and feeling of uncertainty this pandemic brings student population is highly affected on an emotional and mental level and the discission of colleges to conduct the exams in offline mode and more specifically conducting important exams in this hard time give the majority of undergraduate student’s high level of stress.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.029.20210903

10.25215/0903.029

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 3, July- September, 2021