ISSN 2394-5125
 

Research Article 


STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari.

Abstract
Stress is regarded as any internal or external factors, which makes adaption to environment difficult.
In the process of growing, adolescents experience stress either good or bad depending on how they cope.
Examination stress among students preparing for competitive exams has been a topic of interest for many years.
Competitive Exam Aspirants experience high stress due to various reasons such as lack of self-confidence, lack of
parental support, lack of preparation, lack of dedication in their study and lack of proper guidance. When stress
becomes excessive it affects the success rate in entrance exams. The present study was conducted to find out the
sources of stress, effect of stress, stress management strategies used to overcome stress and effectiveness of the
stress management strategies. The sample consisted of 300 students studying in 11th and 12th (Medical and
Non-medical stream) and aspirants preparing for civil services both attending coaching institutes and non-coaching
institutions. The sample was selected using convenient( non-random sampling) sampling technique from
government schools and coaching institutes .A self-structured questionnaire and inventory was developed by the
researcher to access sources of stress ,effect of stress , stress management strategies used ,effectiveness of stress
management strategies. The result shows that the sources of stress are academic, parental, personal and
environmental . Stress has affected physical, behavioural, sleep and emotional aspects of the students. The
competitive entrance exams aspirants adopted time management,yoga and meditation, interacting on social media
, listening to music as stress management strategies .Stress management strategies has positively impacted the
students and increased the chances to succeed in competitive entrance exams.

Key words: Stress , Competitive Exam Aspirants , Stress Management Strategies , Government Schools , Coaching Institutions.


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Ms Vanita
Articles by Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari
on Google
on Google Scholar


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. JCR. 2020; 7(15): 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30


Web Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=119323 [Access: September 14, 2020]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. JCR. 2020; 7(15): 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. JCR. (2020), [cited September 14, 2020]; 7(15): 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



Harvard Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari (2020) STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. JCR, 7 (15), 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



Turabian Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. 2020. STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (15), 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



Chicago Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. "STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari. "STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.15 (2020), 233-242. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Ms Vanita, Dr. GyanendraNathTiwari (2020) STRESS AND STRESS MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES AMONG THE COMPETITIVE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION ASPIRANTS WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO MEDICAL, ENGINEERING AND CIVIL SERVICES. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (15), 233-242. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.15.30