DOES SELF-CONCEPTS OF STUDENTS VARY IN THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF PRIVATE AND GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS?

Publication Date : 01/05/2018


Author(s) :

JI, S., WANI, G.


Volume/Issue :
Volume 3
,
Issue 2
(05 - 2018)



Abstract :

The present study was conducted to study the self-concept in relation with academic achievement of private and government secondary school students. The method adopted for this research was descriptive method and the sample comprised of 800 secondary school students in which 400 students (200 boys and 200 girls) were taken from private schools and 400 students (200 boys and 200 girls) were taken from government schools. It was found that there exists a significant difference between private and government secondary school students on the variable of Self-concept. Students from private schools have high selfconcept as against their counterparts from government schools who have low self-concept. It was found that there is a significant difference between private and government secondary school students on the variable of Academic Achievement. The mean value of government secondary school students is higher than the mean value of private secondary school students. Significant and positive relationship was found between Self-concept and academic achievement of private and government secondary school students. Self-concept is positively related with academic achievement.


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