AN INVESTIGATION ON ROLE OF STRESS ON ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE OF STUDENTS
The purpose of the study is to investigate the role of stress upon academic performance of students. Stress is faced by each individual in academic, professional as well as daily routine life. The current study has identified different sources of stress which might be controlled to enhance academic performance of students. For this purpose cross-sectional design survey approach was conducted from two different universities from the different faculties. The development of scientific knowledge in current study is based on the positivism philosophy. The non probability convenience sampling technique was used. Population of the study was students from public and private universities. 210 students have participated in the study. Cronbach alpha, correlation and regression were used for analysis of data. SPSS 25 was used. Findings of study revealed that scale adopted from past studies was found reliable and there is significant positive relationship between factors of stress and academic performance of students. It was also found that academic factors were most dominant factors which played significant role in affecting students’ performance. This study is original contribution and has extended the body of knowledge of stress and student academic performance.