International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

A study of self-esteem and academic achievement of the physically challenged secondary school students of Kashmir: Quantitative analysis


Seema Naz

The study was conducted to compare the Self-esteem and academic achievement among physically challenged viz. orthopaedically impaired, visually impaired and hearing impaired students of Kashmir Division, J&K, India. The sample for the study consisted of 240 secondary school students (visually impaired 80, hearing impaired 80, orthopedically impaired 80).The physically challenged students were selected by purposive sampling. The sample was taken from different Higher Secondary and High Schools of Kashmir both Govt. and Private. Rosenberg’s self-esteem scale was used to study Self-esteem and academic achievement was calculated by the aggregate marks of 10 & 11 classes. The data collected was subjected to various statistical treatments like mean, S.D. and t-test. The result of the study highlighted that there is significant difference among visually impaired, orthopaedically impaired and hearing impaired. On analysis of three categories of physically challenged it was revealed that the hearing impaired students have the lowest level on Self-esteem and academic achievement.
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Seema Naz. A study of self-esteem and academic achievement of the physically challenged secondary school students of Kashmir: Quantitative analysis. International Journal of Academic Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 4, 2017, Pages 226-235
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