Comparative Study

| Published: March 25, 2016

Study of Relationship between Affective Variables and Academic Achievement among Adolescents

Dr. Md. Mahmood Alam

Assistant Professor, MANUU College of Teacher Education-Sambhal, U.P., A Constituent College of Maulana Azad National Urdu University, Hyderabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.112/20160302

DOI: 10.25215/0302.112


This study examined the affective variables, namely study habits and academic self concept to determine if they are correlated and have an impact on adolescents’ academic achievement. Subjects comprised 480 randomly selected students of class XIIth of the 10+2 schools in Darbhanga town (Bihar). They were asked to complete Study Habit Inventory by Dr. M. Mukhopadhyay & Dr. D. N. Sansanwal (2002) and Academic Self Concept Scale (ASCS) by Reynolds et al. (1980) in normal classroom situation. Statistical analyses were performed to ascertain the relationship between affective variables & academic achievement and their effects on academic achievement of adolescents (both rural and Urban). Findings of the study revealed that (1) there is a significant positive correlation between study habits, academic self concept and academic achievement and (2) there is a significant difference between boys and girls( both rural and urban) on the variables, study habits, academic self concept and academic achievement. It was recommended that similar research with appropriate methodology and design may be used to ascertain the degree of conformity which this research has on the above said variables.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 2, January-March, 2016