1 Affiliation : Department of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Haripur, Haripur, Pakistan
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2 Affiliation : Department of Statistics, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
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3 Affiliation : Department of Statistics, University of Peshawar, Peshawar, Pakistan
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The main goal of the paper is to determine the factors affecting the student’s academic achievements at the University of Peshawar. This study would help the students and teachers to identify the factors that improve the academic achievements of the students. A descriptive type of questionnaire was designed to gathered information from 264 students studying in various departments at the University of Peshawar, Pakistan. The study focuses on different factors including socio-economic factors, teacher’s effectiveness and methodology of their teaching, social media, and the use of mobile phones, and parental factors. Chi-square statistics were used to study the impact of factors affecting the student academic achievements. The analysis concluded that except for the gender under socio-economic factors, teacher experience under teacher effectiveness factors, parent relationship with the student and their family income under parental factors, and the use of social media and mobile phones all the factors have an impact on the student academic achievements.
Students; socio-economic factors; parental factors; teacher effectiveness; social media; mobile phones
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