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Survey Paper | Education Management | India | Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020
Relationship between Total Quality Management (TQM) and Academic Achievement (AA) Scores of the Students in Teacher Training Institutes in Villupuram District of Tamil Nadu
Dr. M. Anbuchelvan
Abstract: The objective of the study was to find out the level of TQM and the level of Academic Achievement of the students in Government, Aided and Self-financed TTIs as well as to find out the Relationship between TQM score and the Academic Achievement score of the students studying in Government, Aided and Self-financed TTIs in Villupuram District. The present research comes under Survey Type. Random Sampling Technique was used to select samples. The total number of samples selected for the study was 198. Two types of Tools were used in the study. One was Students’ TQM Tool developed by Prof. Marmar Mukhopathyay and the other tool was Researcher made Tool, namely Scholastic Achievement Test (SAT). Mean, Standard Deviation and Percentage were calculated for the students’ Academic Achievement and TQM scores from different TTIs. Using ‘t’ –test, significance of difference between the Mean scores of Academic Achievement and TQM scores of students in different TTIs were calculated. Correlation was used to find out the Relationship between TQM and the Academic Achievement of the students studying in Government, Aided and Self-financed TTIs. Findings showed that there is a significant positive relationship between the TQM score and the Academic Achievement Scores of the students who studied in Government, aided and Self-financed TTIs. This is due to the reason that the TQM of the Institute naturally influences the Academic Achievement level of the Students.
Keywords: Total Quality Management TQM is defined as a quality-centered, customer-focused, fact-based, team-driven, senior-management-led process to achieve excellence
Edition: Volume 9 Issue 4, April 2020,
Pages: 363 - 365