Abstract: This research paper aims at studying the relationships between personality traits and academic achievement among B.Ed teacher trainees. Participants were 1000 teacher trainees (692female and 308male). Instruments used were NEO Big Five Personality Factors and student's graduation examination scores. Results revealed personality traits were significantly related to academic achievement. Results also showed conscientious, extraversion, openness to experience and agreeableness are positively and significantly correlated and neuroticism is negatively and significantly correlated to academic achievement of B. Ed teacher trainee. The study further indicated that there was no significant gender difference in the personality characteristics and academic achievement of B. Ed teacher trainees.
Keywords: Personality, Academic Achievement, B. Ed. teacher trainees