International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Psychology Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018 | Rating: 7 / 10


Academic Procrastination and Perfectionism among College Students

Jinsha Nowrin.V


Abstract: ACADEMIC The present paper in an attempt to explore Academic Procrastination in relation to Perfectionism among college students. The objectives of the study were - To study whether academic procrastination has any effect on perfectionism of college students and to study whether there is any difference in academic procrastination between males and females and to study whether there is any difference in perfectionism between males and females. The data were collected from two colleges of malappuram district. The sample included 60 participants of which 30 were males and remaining 30 were females which were selected by using random sampling method. The age group of the sample range between 18-21. ?Procrastination scale? developed on 1986 by Lay, is also called the General Behavioral Procrastination (GP) Scale, and? Multidimensional perfectionism scale? developed on 1991 by Hewitt & Flett, were used as tools for the study. The major statistical analysis used in the study involve Pearson correlation and 't' test. The result shows that there is no significant relationship existing between Academic Procrastination and Perfectionism. The study also revealed that there is no significant difference in a Academic Procrastination between males and females and there is a significant difference in perfectionism between males and female


Keywords: Academic procrastination, perfectionism


Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,


Pages: 33 - 35


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