Academic Stress and Resilience Among Undergraduate Students of Guwahati City of Assam


College students are particularly vulnerable to academic stress due to transitions at an individual and social level. Academic stress can be identified as the primary source of the alarming reports of student stress. In present times academic stress has become more evident because this is an era of rapid changes and a cutting-edge competition. According to Masten (2001), resilient people have the ability to tackle, overcome, or recover from grave academic threats. So, schools, colleges and universities play a major role in developing academic resilience among students. The aim of this study was to find out the academic stress and resilience among undergraduate students of Guwahati city. This study was conducted using a descriptive survey method. A total of 66 students (10 males & 56 females) belonging to the age group of 18 to 22 years from Guwahati city were randomly selected for this study. The findings revealed that majority of students that is 42.42% have low academic stress whereas 36.36% students have average academic stress.21.22% students have high academic stress and 78.78% students fall under high resilient group whereas 21.22% of the students fall under medium resilient group.

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Priyanka Basak, Cotton University, India
Monalisha Borgohain, Dibru College, India
Angita Sarmah Boruah, Cotton University, India

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Conference: ACE2022
Stream: Higher education

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