International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 2, Issue 8, Part E (2016)
Impact of academic stress among adolescents in relation to gender, class and type of school organization
Academic stress is one of the important stresses among adolescents and is a cause for great concern for the educationists worldwide. The objective of present study was to find out the impact of academic stress among adolescents with regards to gender, class and type of school organization. The study was delimited to students of class 11th and 12th of CBSE and BSEB affiliated two senior secondary schools of Samastipur (Bihar, India) viz. Holy Mission Senior Secondary School, Samastipur and Modal Senior Secondary School, Samastipur. A sample of 160 students was selected by simple random sampling method and Academic Stress questionnaire developed by Md. Akram, Ilias Khan and Sabiha Baby was used as a tool for data collection. The finding revealed that no significant difference exists in the academic stress of students in relation to gender, while significant differences exist with regards to class and type of school organization. Students of class 12th of both CBSE and BSEB affiliated schools have more academic stress than that of 11th.Students studying in CBSE affiliated school have more academic stress than that of BSEB affiliated school. It was concluded that academic stress hasn’t any impact upon gender while has significant impact upon class and type of school organization.
How to cite this article:
Sweta Sonali. Impact of academic stress among adolescents in relation to gender, class and type of school organization. Int J Appl Res 2016;2(8):317-322.