Habits Of Study Habits

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STUDY HABITS OF TENTH GRADE STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

Author:
Sandeep Kumar
Research Scholar
Department of Education
Kurukshetra University
Kurukshetra, Haryana
Ph. 94166-49220
Chandel.sandeep@rediffmail.com

Co-Author:
Ms. Asha Sohi
Assistant Professor
Lord Krishna College of Education
Adhoya (Ambala), Haryana
Ph. 96714-95190 aashasohi@yahoo.com STUDY HABITS OF TENTH GRADE STUDENTS IN RELATION TO THEIR ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

ABSTRACT
This study compares the study habits of male and female students of rural and urban area and their Academic Achievement. By using Stratified Random sampling method 100 students were selected from four schools of Karnal district of Haryana. ‘Study Habit Inventory of Palsane
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Finally it is concluded that the sex of students is not likely to have any major effect on study habits and academic achievement of tenth grade students. It is also found that there is very high and positive relationship between study habits and academic achievement of tenth grade students.

1. INTRODUCTION
During the recent years, it has been strongly emphasized that the child is the pivotal point of curriculum and of educational process. No two individual are alike. They differ in respect of their innate powers, interests and aptitudes. To be an efficient student one must be an efficient person and manage other aspects of his life in a sensible fashion. This means planning his finances, living arrangements, diet, dress, exercise and all the other details of one’s personal life, as well as attending his/ her classes regularly, being punctual and getting his work done at the right time. The people of the world have to cope with environment for their meaningful survival. Keeping this notion in mind it can be said that students have to adjust themselves in the society where scientific discoveries and technological innovations are taking place rapidly. A regular study can be
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Academic Achievement Scores of 9th class from respective schools was taken. In order to know the relationships between study habits and academic achievement of tenth grade students of rural and urban area, Pearson’s Product Moment co-efficient of correlation was applied. Mean, standard deviation, standard error of mean was worked out to ascertain the nature of distribution for all the scores, t-test was used to test the significant difference between study habits of male and female, academic achievement of male and female
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