Relationship of Non-Cognitive Skills and Academic Achievements of Undergraduate University Students

Introduction: Universities prepare students to play their role in the society and equip students with cognitive and non-cognitive skills. Having the significance of non-cognitive skills in mind, the study was designed to investigate the non-cognitive skills of undergraduate students at university level. Therefore, the objectives of the study were to measure non-cognitive skills of university students and to measure the relationship of non-cognitive skills and academic performance among them.

Material & Methods: The population of the study was 7189 undergraduate students and a sample of 368 students was selected through simple random sampling for data collection. A questionnaire was developed and validated for gathering the data. The collected data were analysed through mean scores, standard deviation, chi-square test and Pearson correlation.

Results: The mean score of the students on self-control was 4.71 having significance indicating that the participants had self-control over themselves. The mean score of the students on academic self-efficacy was 3.96 which again indicates that majority of them were academically self-effective. The mean score on goal setting scale 3.63 which was significant.

Conclusion: The study found that the non-cognitive skills, i.e., self-control, self-efficacy, goal-setting and self-regulated learning has positive relationship with academic achievement of students.

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APA

Ahmad, N., Faraz, A & Hussain, S (2022). Relationship of Non-Cognitive Skills and Academic Achievements of Undergraduate University Students. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/relationship-of-non-cognitive-skills-and-academic-achievements-of-undergraduate-university-students

MLA 8th

Ahmad, Nasir, et. al. "Relationship of Non-Cognitive Skills and Academic Achievements of Undergraduate University Students" Afribary. Afribary, 05 Jul. 2022, https://afribary.com/works/relationship-of-non-cognitive-skills-and-academic-achievements-of-undergraduate-university-students. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

MLA7

Ahmad, Nasir, Amir Faraz and Sajjad Hussain . "Relationship of Non-Cognitive Skills and Academic Achievements of Undergraduate University Students". Afribary, Afribary, 05 Jul. 2022. Web. 18 Apr. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/relationship-of-non-cognitive-skills-and-academic-achievements-of-undergraduate-university-students >.

Chicago

Ahmad, Nasir, Amir Faraz and Sajjad Hussain . "Relationship of Non-Cognitive Skills and Academic Achievements of Undergraduate University Students" Afribary (2022). Accessed April 18, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/relationship-of-non-cognitive-skills-and-academic-achievements-of-undergraduate-university-students