Influence of Study Habits on Academic Performance of Higher Primary School StudentsJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.3, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2014-02-05
Authors : Nagaraj V. Gudaganavar; Rajashekhar B. Halayannavar;
Page : 277-280
Keywords : Academic achievement; Intelligence; Attitudes; Socio economic status;
Study habits play a very important role in the life of students. Success or failure of each student depends upon his own study habits. Of course, study is an art and as such it requires practice. Some students study more but they fail to achieve more. Others study less but achieve more. Success of each student definitely depends upon ability, intelligence and effort of students. No doubt, regular study habits bring their own rewards in the sense of achievement of success. The sample for the present study was 250 students. All samples are taken from Bailhongal, Belgavi district from Karnataka state. The original study habit inventory of Patel (1976) consisted of 45 statements. Since some of the statements were ambiguous to the students it was slightly modified 39 statements were retained. Chi-square and t statistics tools are used for analysis. It was found that there was no association between boys and girls on study habits. Boys and girls differed significantly on two dimensions of reading& note taking habits& preparation for examination. There was significant association between study habits and academic achievement of girls. There was no significant difference between study habits and academic achievement of boys.
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