International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | Nepal | Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018

Socio-Cultural Determinants of Academic Performance of the Students: Evidence form Province No. 7, Nepal

Shiba Prasad Sapkota [2]

Abstract: The descriptive and explorative study has aimed to analyze the influence of socio-cultural factors in academic performance of the students. The academic performance has considered as dependent variable and ethnicity, gender, legacy of the family and genetic characteristics considered as explaining variables for the study. The correlation and regression have been observed to analyze the relationship between academic performance and socio-cultural variables. The result from the empirical evidence has not found in accordance with the priory assumptions. The academic performance of the students has been decreased as the level of education gone up. The majority of the student have secured medium score. The percentage of student secured first division and distinction has been decreased as the level gone up and the percentage of the student having passed division has been increased as the level of education increased. The correlation between variables found low except genetic characteristics and ethnicity. Most of the variables have been found insignificant to influence the students academic performance. Thus, the evidence from Provence no.7 Nepal has been supported the belief that all the students are like as raw soil. They can be converted as human capital desired by the educational institution and teachers.

Keywords: student, academic performance, socio-cultural variables, correlation, and regression

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 11, November 2018,

Pages: 364 - 370

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