Exam Phobia and Gender - A Case Study on Government High School Students, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India

Authors(2) :-Sankara Pitchaiah Podila, Nazia Sultana

Phobias are common in human life. Exam phobia is the most common phobia among the school students. The present study was carried out to know the level of the exam phobia among 8th to 10th Government high school students in. The response was taken from 2981 students (Male: 1589. Female: 1392). The study found that out of the total male students, 38.45% students expressed the phobia. In the case of female it is 45.26. Researchers reported that phobia of examination affects the academic performance of the students in the examination and they could not perform according to their knowledge due to a phobia of examination as they forget the answers to some questions during examination due to nervousness and a phobia of examination. Homeopathy, Exposure based therapy, Cognitive therapy and Relaxation techniques are some of the useful treatment methods. The authors suggested to follow the exam preparation tips to reduce exam phobia.

Authors and Affiliations

Sankara Pitchaiah Podila
Department of Geology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India
Nazia Sultana
Department of Geology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, India

Exam Phobia, Anxiety, Treatment, Tips For Exam Preparation, Male And Female, High School Students.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 6 | Issue 1 | January-February 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-01-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 195-203
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET196147
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Sankara Pitchaiah Podila, Nazia Sultana , " Exam Phobia and Gender - A Case Study on Government High School Students, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh, India, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp.195-203, January-February-2019. Available at doi : https://doi.org/10.32628/IJSRSET196147
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET196147

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