The present study was an attempt to find out the difference in academic anxiety and achievement in science among tenth class students. The present study was conducted on a sample of 400 students of tenth class students of government and private schools of Rohtak and Sonepat district of Haryana. Academic Anxiety Test by Dr. A.K.P. Sinha and Dr. I. N. K. Sinha and Achievement Test in Science constructed by the Researcher himself were used to collect the data. Mean, Standard Deviation and ‘t’ Test were used to analyse the data. The findings of the study reveals : (i) It was found that there is a significant difference in academic anxiety of government and private Xth class students. Private school students were found to have more academic anxiety as compared to government school students; (ii) It was found that there is a significant difference in achievement in science of government and private Xth class students. Academic achievements in science of Private school students were more as compared to government school students; and (iii) It was found that there was a significant relationship between academic anxiety and achievement in science of Xth class students.
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Jitender Dhull. Academic Anxiety of the X Class Students in Government and Private Schools in Relation to Their Achievement in Science. Research J. Humanities and Social Sciences. 4(4): October-December, 2013, 523-526.