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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(11), 872-877
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-11-18
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Academic Achievement Motivation and Academic Performance of SC, ST Community Students in the District of Purulia

Aniruddha Mahato1 and Pranab Barman2,

1Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University

2Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Sainik School, Ranchi Road, Purulia, West Bengal, India

Pub. Date: November 26, 2019

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Aniruddha Mahato and Pranab Barman. Academic Achievement Motivation and Academic Performance of SC, ST Community Students in the District of Purulia. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(11):872-877. doi: 10.12691/education-7-11-18


Motivation is an internal impulse that brings us to complete an action. Without motivation, there is no action. The purpose of the study to find out the level of Academic Achievement Motivation among the students of SC, ST Community Students and to explore the correlation between Academic Achievement Motivation and Academic Performance of SC, ST Community students in the district of Purulia. The investigators adopted self-made Academic Achievement Motivation scale to examine the Academic Achievement Motivation and collected the final result of previous year of SC, ST community students in Higher Secondary level students. The investigators analyzed the collected data with Pearson’s correlation method to explore the correlation. The present study revealed that SC & ST Community Students have moderate level of Academic Achievement Motivation. And there is a significant relationship between Academic Achievement Motivation and Academic Performance of SC, ST community students in the district of Purulia. And not statistically, SC students are comparatively higher in Academic Achievement Motivation than ST students in the district of Purulia because the mean score of SC students (176.22) is higher than the mean score of ST students (173.26).

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