EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT & SOCIO-ECONOMIC STATUS IN UTTARAKHAND- A CASE STUDY OF SRINAGAR GARHWALJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.4, No. 27)
Publication Date: 2017-01-04
Authors : Prashant Kumar; B. K. Aggrawal;
Page : 3065-3072
Keywords : Educational performance; socio-economic status;
Student's education is closely linked to their life chances, income, and well being. Therefore, it is important to have a clear understanding of what benefits or hinders his/her educational attainment. There are several relevant areas that are most commonly linked to academic performance. Family factors, school factors, and peer pressure are the main factors which influence the educational attainment of the student. This study tries to find out the factors concerned with socio-economic status responsible for educational attainment in Uttarakhand. It is an attempt to examine the impact of education, occupation and earning of the parents on the educational attainment of the students. This study revolves around the students of Uttarakhand Board senior secondary and secondary classes in Srinagar an urban hamlet of Pauri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand state. All three school of Uttarakhand Board (G.I.C., G.G.I.C., Sarswati Vidya Mandir, Sirkot, Srinagar) have been taken under consideration in the study.
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