Predicting the Role of Study Habits in Academic Achievement: A Study of University Students in Punjab

Tehsin Ehsan, Naveed Sultana

The present study was designed to predict the role of study habits in academic achievement and to identify the study patterns and environment for studying of high, average and low achievers at University level. This was a survey study based on data from 1334 student from government universities of Punjab include same departments. Students were chosen proportionately, according to the existed total number of the students in the department. Data was collected through a self-developed questionnaire. Semester GPAs were taken to divide students’ in. high, average and low achievers. Reliability coefficient of study habits questionnaire was .866. The findings revealed that all university students like to study silently but percentage of high achievers is comparative elevated in this pattern. As far as environment for studying is concerned it was found that preferred environment of low and high students was studying in bedroom and study in T.V lounge is commonly used by low and average students. Result showed that the study habits play positive role in the improvement of academic results in university scholars in Punjab.

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