Comparative Analysis Of Study Habits Among Secondary School Students In Southern Punjab, Pakistan

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Dr. Muhammad Pervaiz , Riaz Ahmad , Shahid Nadeem Javid , Prof. Dr Muhammad Sarwar , Dr Munawwar Ahmed


This study was conducted to compare the study habits of boys and girls; and, rural and urban; secondary school students in Southern Punjab, Pakistan. The population of the study comprised secondary school students enrolled in public sector boys and girls secondary schools of District Rahim Yar Khan. Four hundred secondary school students were taken from District Rahim Yar Khan through a multi-stage sampling technique. The data were collected with the help of an adopted questionnaire. Independent samples t-test was applied to analyze the data. The results of the study of indicated that urban secondary school students were better in their reading habits, preparation for examinations, and comprehension habits. While rural secondary school students were better in their writing habits and time management than urban students. Similarly, the male students were better in writing habits, time management, and preparation of examinations however, in reading habits female students were better. This study will be helpful for teachers, parents, and students to improve the study habits of secondary school students.

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