Volume 18, No. 6, 2021

Occupational Aspiration And Academic Performance Of Higher Secondary Students: A Correlational Study


Gitika Saharia

Abstract

Occupational Aspiration is an important factor of career decision making. Occupational aspiration refers to the goals, fantasies, expectations of a person related to his occupation. Academic performance of a student also plays an important role to set the aspiration of the students towards their future occupations. The present study attempts to find out the relationship between occupational aspiration and academic performance of higher secondary students. The study is descriptive in nature. The study selected 200 students from 7 higher secondary schools of Sipajhar block of Darrang district under AHSEC. Occupational Aspiration Scale by J.S Grewal has been used to collect data. For academic performance, the investigator collects the HSLC examinationís marks of target students. For data analysis percentage, mean, standard deviation and Karl Pearsonís Coefficient of Correlation test have been used. The result of the study revealed that there is no significant relationship between occupational aspiration and academic performance of higher secondary students.


Pages: 3389-3396

Keywords: Occupational Aspiration, Academic Performance, Higher Secondary students.

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