A Study on Personality and Academic Achievement of Secondary Level School Students

  • Jaccub Thirumeni Pushparaj Assistant Teacher, Government Hr., Sec., School, Vadasithur (Po), Pollachi (Tk), Coimbatore (Dist) Ph.D. Research Scholar, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore
  • Mr Dhanasakaran Principal, Maharaja College of Education, Perundurai (Po), Erode (Dist)
Keywords: personality, Academic Achievement, Secondary level


The present study explored the extent to which the Personality and Academic Achievement of Secondary Level School Students. The survey research method was used for the study. In the present study sample of 500 students (250 boys and 250 girls) were taken by using  proposanate simple random sampling technique. Personality scales developed by the investigator on 2015 were used for data collection. Moreover, for academic achievement Marks obtained in the IXth class of the State board, Aided and Matriculation board for assessing the achievement of students. The findings of the study revealed that: (i) There no significant difference between boys and girls secondary level students on personality. (ii) There no significant difference between boys and girls secondary level students on academic achievement. 

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Pushparaj, J. T., & Dhanasakaran, M. (2015). A Study on Personality and Academic Achievement of Secondary Level School Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 4(1), 25-31. Retrieved from https://shanlaxjournals.in/journals/index.php/education/article/view/2769