Abstract: The objective of the present paper is analysis the nature and distribution of academic achievement and achievement motivation of high school students of district Muktsar of Punjab state. The methods of investigation used to conduct the present study as it describes the nature and distribution of variables, which involves the comparison of boys and girls of class X students of P.S.E.B. schools on the variables of academic achievement and achievement motivation. The study concluded that academic achievement of the sample was above average in the present study.
Keywords: achievement motivation, academic achievement, distribution, variables