gender differences in the study habits of high and low achievers

Publication Date : 17/02/2016


Author(s) :

NAMITA TOMAR , PROF KALPNA GUPTA.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
,
Issue 2
(02 - 2016)



Abstract :

Abstract Study habits play a very important role in the life of the students. Success or failure of each student depends upon his own study habits. The purpose of present study was to see gender differences in the study habits of high and low achievers. Data were collected from 240 school students out of which 120 were males and 120 females. To assess academic achievements, last year exam percentage were considered and for assessing study habits a self structured questionnaire has been used. Data were analyzed with the use of statistical tests i.e. mean, t test, chi square etc. Results revealed that, gender differences were found in the study habits of high and low achievers like more number of females take short breaks during study, devote more time in self study, follow time table more than males while males revise their work daily and study for long time in one sitting as compared to females. Key words: study habits, academic achievements, adolescents.


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