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Academic Achievement Motivation and Academic Performance of SC, ST Community Students in the District of Purulia

1Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University

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


American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, Vol. 7 No. 11, 872-877
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-11-18
Copyright © 2019 Science and Education Publishing

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Aniruddha Mahato, 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.

Correspondence to: Pranab  Barman, Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Sainik School, Ranchi Road, Purulia, West Bengal, India. Email: pbarmanku@yahoo.com, pbarmanskbu@yahoo.com

Abstract

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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