EFFECTS OF EXAMS ANXIETY AS PER GENDER VARIANCE AT SECONDARY SCHOOL LEVEL IN DISTRICT QUETTA
Test anxiety has got universal attention of several researchers working in the field of education during recent years due to its positive or negative impact on students’ academic achievements. The current study intended to evaluate the gender variation in test anxiety level at secondary school level in Public Schools in District Quetta. The descriptive research design with quantitative research technique is utilized for data collection. The participants of the research study were 172 (102 boys,70 girls) Students. “Westside Test Anxiety Scale, was used for measuring test anxiety scores. For evaluating the variance among gender in Test anxiety Average scores, an Independent sample t - test was performed with SPSS. The result indicated the prevalence of anxiety in boys and girls, but no statistically significant variation was detected in genders. The finding of the study has educational implication for educational institutes and professional assistance for recommendations educationalists, counsellors and other concern bodies, further the study has fundamental help for students in coping anxiety in evaluative circumstances.