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Volume 12 Issue 9 Version 1.0 June 2012 Type: Double Blind Peer Reviewed International Research Journal Publisher: Global Journals Inc. (USA) Online ISSN: 2249-4588 & Print ISSN: 0975-5853

Global Journal of Management and Business Research

Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance
By Irfan Mushtaq & Shabana Nawaz Khan
Mohammad Ali Jinnah University Islamabad, Pakistan - Many practical studies are carried out to investigate factors affecting college students’ performance. The focus of this research is that student performance in intermediate examination is linked with students’ outline consisted of his approach towards communication, learning facilities, proper guidance and family stress. The research is based on student profile developed on the bases of information and data collected through assessment from students of a group of private colleges.

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Keywords : Students performance, communication, learning facilities, proper guidance and family stress. GJMBR-A Classification : FOR Code: 140204 JEL Code: I21, I25.

Factors AffectingStudentsAcademicPerformance

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Factors Affecting Students’ Academic Performance
Irfan Mushtaq & Shabana Nawaz Khan
Abstract - Many practical studies are carried out to investigate factors affecting college students’ performance. The focus of this research is that student performance in intermediate examination is linked with students’ outline consisted of his approach towards communication, learning facilities, proper guidance and family stress. The research is based on student profile developed on the bases of information and data collected through assessment from students of a group of private colleges.

Keywords : Students performance, communication, learning facilities, proper guidance and family stress. I.

Introduction

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chool, colleges and universities have no worth without student. Students are most essential asset for any educational institute. The social and economic development of the country is directly linked with student academic performance. The students’ performance (academic achievement) plays an important role in producing the best quality graduates who will become great leader and manpower for the country thus responsible for the country’s economic and social development (Ali et.al, 2009). Student academic performance measurement has received considerable attention in previous research, it is challenging aspects of academic literature, and science student performance are affected due to social, psychological, economic, environmental and personal factors. These factors strongly influence on the student performance, but these factors vary from person to person and country to country. From the last few years in Pakistan literacy rate and education improved and most of the instituted in Pakistan improving the educational level and produce well educated, competitive and skilled person, those meet dynamic growing market requirement. That’s a reason the researcher find out such factors that effecting student performance, especially in rural areas where student face lot of problem. Previously mostly study of student academic performance conducting on such issues like gender difference, teacher’s education and teaching style, class environment, socio economic factor and family education background. The finding of this study varies

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Significance

Previous studies focuses on different factors such class schedules, class size, English text books, homework, environment of the class, technology used in the class and exams systems,...
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