EXAM ANXIETY AMONG SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTSJournal: SCHOLARLY RESEARCH JOURNAL FOR INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES (Vol.3, No. 17)
Publication Date: 2015-05-04
Authors : Taruna Malhotra;
Page : 3089-3097
Keywords : NO;
The purpose of the present investigation was to assess the level of exam anxiety among senior secondary school students and to study the influence of gender, locality and their various interactions on the level of exam anxiety among senior secondary school students. The sample comprised 180 senior secondary school students selected randomly from four senior secondary schools (two from urban and from rural areas) affiliated to H.B.S.E., Bhiwani, Haryana. Data were analysed by adopting the criterion Mean ± SD and using two way ANOVA (2x 2 factorial designs) and t-test. Results indicated that (i) most of the senior secondary school students have comparatively moderate level of exam anxiety; (ii) there is significant independent effect of variables viz. gender and locality on exam anxiety among secondary school students; and (iii) there is significant two factor interactive effect of variables on the level of exam anxiety among secondary school students.
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