To Investigate Exam Anxiety Among Management Students Using Online Examinations

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Nicole D’Silva, Abeda Shaikh, Bernadette D’Silva


The purpose of this research paper is to understand the Test anxiety level among management students. The study also attempts to extend with two additional variables, coping competencies and Locus of Control. This paper examines the impact of factors namely locus of control and Perceived social support among the students in higher education sector. The data were collected using a survey instrument from 416 management institutes students in Mumbai. The collected data was analysed using SPSS software.

Overall, the findings of the research are that Exam Anxiety has significant effect on Locus of Control. Perceived social support play a meditating role between locus of control and exam anxiety. The reliability and construct of data has been analysis by using Cronbach’s alpha values of using range between 0.00 to 1.00.

To test the hypotheses, the regression table was extracted from the output using SPSS. This study was to examine on the factors affecting locus of control, coping competencies and perceived social support by using mediating variables exam anxiety. The results of this study provide useful insights for the management in higher educational institutions among the students.

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