Understanding Causes of Absenteeism of Secondary Level Students-A Study

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Birina Boro


The present study attempts to analyze the causes of absenteeism of secondary level students with special reference to class IX students of Udalguri District B.T.A.D. Assam. It also tries to provide suggestions to overcome the same. Stratified Random Sampling has been used by the investigator to collect the reliable data. A sample of 50 students (25- Boys and 25 Girls) has been taken. The collected data was analyzed and interpreted with the help of statistical techniques like percentage and mean. The study reveals that there is significant difference in the extent of absenteeism between Boys and Girls. The mean score of boys was higher than that of the girls which reveals that boys remain more prone to absenteeism than the girls.

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