Relationship between Study Habits and Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students

https://doi.org/10.55214/26410230.v4i1.187

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The objective of the present study was to find out the correlation between study habits and academic achievement of secondary school students in relation to gender. As the study intents to investigate the relationship between reading habits and educational attainment, a Correlational design was used. A sample of 100 middle school students were taken, each of which 50 boys and 50 girls studying in class 10th of Sambalpur district affiliated by Board of Secondary Education, Odisha were selected by using stratified random sampling technique. The Study Habits Inventory and the academic score card associated with the students’ last annual examination were used to collect data. The Pearson Product Moment Coefficient of Correlation used to analyze the obtained data reveled that i) there was a high positive correlation between the study habits and academic achievement students studying in secondary schools; ii) there was a high positive correlation found between study habits and academic achievement of boys’ students studying in secondary schools; iii) there was a high positive correlation existed between study habits and academic achievement of girls’ students studying in secondary schools. This implies that good study habit is positively related in enhancing the academic achievement of both boys and girls at secondary level.

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Academic achievement, Secondary school, Secondary students, Study habits.

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Gahir, S. ., Sahu, S. ., & Sahoo, S. . (2022). Relationship between Study Habits and Academic Achievement of Secondary School Students. Contemporary Research in Education and English Language Teaching, 4(1), 1–9. https://doi.org/10.55214/26410230.v4i1.187
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