International Journal of Education and Psychological Research
(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)
Authors: Saket Bihari
: In the present study an attempt is made by the investigator to study the academic anxiety of secondary school students of North East Delhi. 114 secondary school students from 4 government and two private schools were drawn by employing simple random techniques. The value of the sample was assessed using Academic Anxiety Scale for Children (AASC) constructed and standardized by Dr. A.K.Singh and Dr. A. Sen Gupta (2013). The objective of the study was to study the significant differences in the mean scores of secondary school students on the basis of gender, habitat and types of school. The obtained data were quantitatively analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The study revealed that no significant difference were found between the overall mean scores of secondary school boys and girls and rural and urban students on their academic anxiety while significant difference was found between the mean scores of government and private secondary school students on their academic anxiety.