Factors Affecting the Students' Academic Performance

Ahmad, Muhammad Riaz; Pervaiz, Muhammad Khalid; Aleem, Muhammad
April 2010
Journal of Educational Research (1027-9776);Apr2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p252
Academic Journal
The students' academic performance may be influenced by various external factors other than their personal characteristics. For the development of a society, it becomes necessary to provide quality education to its people. This study is being conducted to dig out the factors which are important for the effective learning of students and enhance the quality of education. In this study, a questionnaire was used for data collection and its reliability was assessed by Cronbach Alpha. For the purpose of data analysis, the descriptive and inferential measures (Stepwise Multiple regression model) are used. The indicators regularity and punctuality of teachers and graduation marks of the students are found to be significant by both techniques. Thus, without any hesitation, it can be concluded that these two indicators play an important role in enhancing the academic performance of students' performance.


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