Main Article Content
The present study aimed to find out the relationship between psychosocial adjustment factors and academic achievement of higher secondary students. Survey method with stratified random sampling technique has been followed for the present study. The Psychosocial Adjustment Scale constructed and validated by the investigator (2020) has been adapted to measure the psychosocial adjustment of higher secondary students. The academic achievement of the students was measured through the marks obtained by the selected higher secondary students in their school examination. The total sample consists of 679 higher secondary students which includes 382 male and 297 female higher secondary students. The present study revealed that the academic achievement of higher secondary students is high and they have high level of psychosocial adjustment factors such as, anxiety, self-confidence, social support and social adaptation. It further revealed that the higher secondary students have average level of psychosocial adjustment factors such as, mental health, depression, self-esteem, self-concept, emotion, socio-economic status and also total psychosocial adjustment. It is also revealed that all the psychosocial adjustment factors are significantly correlated with the academic achievement of higher secondary students.