International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018 | Rating: 4.6 / 10

Effect of Examination Anxiety on Academic Achievement among Secondary School Pupils of Kerala

Dr. V. Sreekumar

Abstract: Education system or school life enable the student to live effectively and fruitfully in a society. This can be materialised through proper instruction and assessment which are used in the educational process. Its objective should be to bring about desirable changes in all the three domains of one?s personality i.e., cognitive, affective and psychomotor. In order to determine the extent to which these objectives have been achieved it is necessary to have systematic, comprehensive and continuous evaluation process. The present evaluation system is dominated by external examination. Mostly the scholastic attributes are being measured. Generally, all students are being anxious about facing the examination because many of them have uncertainty about their performance and achievement in the examination. All of them consider the examination achievement level as the level of their intelligence and they will be categorised in to different level or grade on the basis of their achievement level. The fear of facing the examination is called examination anxiety.

Keywords: Examination anxiety, Academic achievement

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 3, March 2018,

Pages: 1956 - 1959

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