Self-Concept And Its Relation To Academic Achievement Of Class VIII Students Of Hapjan Block In Tinsukia District

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Dr. Lokman Ali


The present study was conducted with a view to find out the relationship between self-concept and academic achievement of the Class VIII students of Hapjan Block in Tinsukia district of Assam. Total sample consisted of 200 Class VIII students which were selected randomly. Descriptive survey method was followed to conduct the study. Children’s Self Concept Scale (CSCS) developed by Dr. S. P. Ahluwalia (2012) was used as the tool for data collection regarding self-concept. Aggregate percentage of preceding annual examination scores were used as indices of academic achievement of the sampled students. Statistical techniques like mean, median, mode, standard deviation, skewness, kurtosis, t-test and Product moment ‘r’ were used for data analysis. Findings of the study revealed a significant positive correlation between self-concept and academic achievement scores. Significant difference between self-concept as well as academic achievement scores of the female and male students were also found. The study derived a great significance for the administrators, teachers, parents and curriculum designers.

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