December 31, 2023
கேரள – தமிழக மேல்நிலைப்பள்ளி தமிழ்ப் பாடத்திட்டம் – ஓர் ஒப்பீடு
December 31, 2023


Josephin Bella, M.  

Assistant Professor, Bethesda College of Education for Women, Bethelpuram, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India.


Exam phobia is can mentioning that the irrational fear due to the board examination. Unreadiness low time to spending learnings, lack of sleep, parental educational qualification gender discrimination, and type of school, parental educational qualification and family also can influence students fear. The system of education evaluation in mostly based on grading. Students who are sharp in learning show excellent results in grading and they are always appreciated by society, teachers and parents. Students like to live in social gathering of friends, family members and classmates but due to the prevailing education system students do not have much time for their social life and healthy activities like sports, visits and entertainment. In order to get good grades and distinctions in class students are working hard not only in their school timings but also in homes or hostels. Even they do not have time to take proper meal. As a result, their mental and physical health affected due to which they become weak and their immunity system also affected badly. When a student fails to get good marks in grading will be the result stress, phobia, drug addiction, escapism, and even some times suicides. These factors had deep effect on the life ahead. Recently we came across through different social media tools and newspapers that about six students committed suicide after the declaration of higher secondary result, due to the huge mental pressure on students and demand of high marks everywhere. Our system is based on quantity, here number counts rather than the quality. There should be one compulsory period in each educational institution for individual mentoring of students to peruse them and guide them towards practical life.  The grading system should be labelled as a motivation for improvement rather than just a tag of discouragement and disappointment for student. Human beings are not machine beings. In order to promote society and cultural norms students should be encouraged to take part in healthy and thought-provoking academic activities. This study shows the level of exam phobia is average. plus, two students have significant difference in the familial influence on the exam phobia.


exam phobia, plus two students.



Akbari, B., Bakht, A. R. F., Khaledi, A., Bajvar, M., & Hovayzaee, H. (2012). The Relationship between Neo-Five Factor Inventory and Test Anxiety in Students (Case study-University Fouman & Shaft). Journal of Applied Environmental and Biological Sciences, 2(5), 157- 161.

Best, J., & Kahn, J. (2005). Research in education (10th ed.). Boston: Pearson Education, Inc. has been cited by the following article: Article. The Lack of Physics Teachers: American Journal of Educational Research, 3(6), 721-730. DOI: 10.12691/education-3-6-9.

Chennai, B. & Ram, N. K. (2002). Online edition of India’s national newspaper. Retrieved from http://www.hinduonnet.com/thehindu/quest/200209/stories/2002091401710300.html.

Davis-Kean, P. E., (2005). The influence of Parent education and Family income on Child achievement: the indirect role of Parental expectations and the home environment. Journal of family psychology, 19(2), 294-304.

Gundogdu, K., & Silman, F. (2007). Teaching as a profession and effective teaching. Introduction to education: Handbook of basic concepts, 259-292.

Maryam, A., Dahar, M. A. & Yousuf, M. I., (2015). Investigation of the Factors of Examination Phobia among Students in Islamabad (Pakistan). Sci. Int.(Lahore), 27(5), 4719-4723 .

O’Donnell, A. M., Reeve, J., & Smith, J. K. (2007). Educational psychology: Reflection for action. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. USA. pp. 93.

Stellar, L. (2009). Introducing the new weight loss program. Retrieved from http://forum.healthykey.com/introducing-the–called-yometrics.htmlnew-loss-weight-program-calledyometric.


To cite this article

Josephin Bella., M. (2021). Exam Phobia of Plus Two Students. Sparkling International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Studies, 6(4), 20-29.

To View Article

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial