Academic achievement in mathematics among rural and urban students: A study on secondary and higher secondary level students
Eusob Ali Ahmed, Munmun Banerjee, Subir Sen, Prasanta Chatterjee
The present study was to investigate the academic achievement in mathematics between rural and urban students of secondary and higher secondary level in Dhubri District of Assam, India. Random Sampling Technique was used in selecting students of secondary and higher secondary level schools, junior colleges and colleges, as sample. The Sample was comprised of 2405 tenth grade and 888 twelfth grade students, consisting of rural and urban students of both genders. Gender wise and locality wise comparisons were done by using descriptive and inferential statistics like mean, S.D. and independent samples t-test. Achievement in tenth and twelfth grade for the academic years 2018-19 and 2019-20 was taken as sample of the study respectively. The results revealed that there is a significant difference between boys and girls, students belonging to rural school and urban school, rural school boys and urban school boys, rural school girls and urban school girls, rural school boys and rural school girls and urban school boys and urban school girls of tenth grade but these results are not significant in case of twelfth grade students.