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Relationship between Internet Competency and Academic Achievement of Science Students in Bachelor Level

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Studies in Education, University of Mysore, Mysore, Karnataka, INDIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 3, Issue (9), Pages 34-38, September,2 (2014)


This paper was aimed to answer whether there is relationship between internet competency (IC) and academic achievement (AA) among science students in bachelor level with various combination of subjects (PCM, PMCs and CBZ). This was a correlation study with prediction and analytical research. A total of 254 science students in bachelor level of final year were drawn randomly from the four chosen colleges giving representation to three different combinations- PCM, CBZ and PMCs. One college under each type: Private Aided College, Private Unaided College, Government College and Mysore University Constituent College. One of chosen using convenience sampling technique. The IC questionnaire prepared by the researcher employed to assess IC in total and component wise. The data analyzed using Pearson's Correlation Coefficient and Multiple Regression. The findings indicated that component of information search significantly and negatively correlated with AA of science students in bachelor level with different combination of subjects (PMCs, PCM, and CBZ). Further results showed that in total there was no significant positive relationship between IC and AA of Science Students in Bachelor Level.


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