Educational Performance and its determinants: a case study of Quaid-i-Azam University
Keywords:Educational performance, Educational policies, Regression analysis, BMI
In this study, we examine the socio-economic factors affecting educational performance of university students. This study is based on data mainly taken from school of economics, and 17 other departments of Quaid-i-Azam University. In perception analysis, 51.97% of 177 participants favored government’s educational policies and 87.42 % of 159 participants concur that preservation of self-respect boosts educational performance. Descriptive analysis embodies that Grades of students decreases 5 % on average in Quaid-i-Azam University (male faces a deterioration of 7.3% and female faces a decline of 2.67% on average). Moreover, study time of students/day (250 sample size) increase 1.21 hours on average in University. Additionally, we find that there is a decline of 9.6 % in grades of Punjabi student while a deterioration of 4.7 % in grades of Balochistan and Sindh urban/rural. Regression analysis of this study shows that students having good grades in past, not affiliated with council system of university (based on ethnic groups) or student politics, giving proper time to study and sleep and regularly attending classes have good grades in the university than that of others. Bmi has negative relation with grades of students but it’s not much significant.
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