THE RELATIONSHIP OF PERSONALITY FACTORS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN PAKISTAN

KHALID, MAHMOOD (2003) THE RELATIONSHIP OF PERSONALITY FACTORS AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT IN PAKISTAN. Doctoral thesis, Bahria University Islamabad.

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Abstract

In the present study the relationships between different personality factors of Pakistani students and their academic achievement in the graduation examination was studied. In order to study the students' personality factors, Gordon Personal Profile and Gordon Personal Inventory were administered to 500 postgraduate students and they were asked to mention their grades at B.A. B.Sc. level according to the 1st at, 2nd and 3rd divisions. Five hundred participants were divided into two groups which comprised of 250 male students and 250 female students. These groups were further divided according to the medium of instructions followed in their respective colleges. 125 male students who studied in English medium colleges and 125 male students who studied in Urdu medium colleges, 125 female students who studied in English medium colleges and 125 female students who studied in Urdu medium colleges of Karachi, were selected. Chi-square test was calculated for the statistical analysis of the data. All the eight hypotheses were highly significant at P< .001 level.

Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
Uncontrolled Keywords: personality factors, academic achievement, graduation examination, english medium, urdu medium
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Depositing User: Muhammad Khan Khan
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2016 08:20
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2016 08:20
URI: http://eprintstest.hec.gov.pk/id/eprint/1509

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