Year: 2017 | Month: June | Volume 5 | Issue 1

Achievement Motivation of Secondary School Students in Murshidabad District of West Bengal

H.P Mishra


The study was conducted with a view to assess the achievement motivation of secondary school students in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. The study was confined to 200 students studying in class X of different schools of Murshidabad district by using stratified random sampling techniques from government schools within the age range of 16-17 years, from urban and rural areas. The finding of the study revealed that 16% boys and 15% girls irrespective of their locality were in high category whereas 9% boys and 8 % girls were in low category. Similarly, among total urban and total rural students 18% and 13% were under high category achievement motivation respectively and 7% urban students and 10% rural students were under low category. The study also revealed significant difference in achievement motivation with regard to locale variation but non-significant differences in relation to gender variation

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