International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 7, Part A (2015)
Role of Social Maturity in Academic Achievement of High School Students
Dr. Sujit Bordhan
The present study has been designed to investigate the relationship and contribution of social maturity in the academic achievement of high school students along with other variables like general mental ability, emotional maturity and anxiety and also to see the sex & regional differences on the basis of their social maturity. The study was conducted over a sample of 400 (200 boys and 200 girls) high school students studying in Xth class in 8 different schools (4 urban and 4 rural) of Assam affiliated to CBSE. Dr Nalini Rao’s Social maturity scale, Dr. Ahuja’s group test of intelligence, Singh & Bhargava’s Emotional maturity scale and Sharma’s general anxiety scale for children, were employed to measure students’ social maturity, general mental ability, emotional maturity and anxiety and the aggregate score of the selected students in the board examinations was taken to show their level of academic achievement. The results reported that Social maturity contributed the highest in the academic achievement of high school students in a given set of variables. No significant differences were observed between boys and girls as well as rural and urban students on the basis of their social maturity.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Sujit Bordhan. Role of Social Maturity in Academic Achievement of High School Students. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(7): 44-46.