Academic Efficacy as Correlate of Students’ Performance: A Study on Adolescents of Lahore


  • Rabia Tabassum Lecturer, Department of STEM Education, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Aimen Saleem MS Education, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Mahvish Fatima Kashif Assistant Professor, Department of STEM Education, Lahore College for Women University, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan.



Academic Efficacy, Students’ Performance, Adolescents, Lahore, Pakistan


The study was aimed to investigate role of Academic efficacy (AE)as correlate of academic achievement. The study was designed on quantitative paradigm which included 12 dimensions of academic efficacy.  The population of this study were 800 college students, including 400 male and 400 female, which were gathered by multistage sampling technique. Standardized research instrument was adopted for measuring academic efficacy, while the last exams percentage of students was used to measure the academic performance. Data was analyzed using t-test, and Pearson correlation r. Results indicated a significant correlation between Academic efficacy (AE)and academic performance. It is therefore recommended that the teachers and parents should play their role in enhancing students’ Academic efficacy (AE)to improve their quality of performance


Aarkrog, V. (2017). Developing Schemas for Assessing Social competencies among Unskilled Young People. International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 4(1), 47–67.

Abdul Gafoor, K., & Muhammed Ashraf, P. (2012). Contextual influences on sources of academic self-efficacy (SE) : A validation with secondary school students of Kerala. Asia Pacific Education Review, 13(4), 607-616.

Al-Abyadh, M. H. A., & Abdel Azeem, H. A. H. (2022). Academic Achievement: Influences of University Students’ Self-Management and Perceived Self-Efficacy. Journal of Intelligence, 10(3).

Bhati, K., Baral, R., & Meher, V. (2022). Academic Self-Efficacy and Academic Performance among Undergraduate Students in Relation to Gender and Streams of Education. Indonesian Journal of Contemporary Education, 4(2), 80–88.

Borup, J., Graham, C. R., & Davies, R. S. (2013). The Nature of Parental Interactions in an Online Charter School. The Amer. Jrnl. of Distance Education, 27(December), 40–55.

Caprara, G. V., Barbaranelli, C., Pastorelli, C., Bandura, A., Zimbardo, P. G., Sapienza, L., & Rome, ". (2000). Prosocial Foundations of Children’s Academic Achievement. Psychological Science, 11, 302–306.

Chow, H. P. H. (2011). Procrastination Among Undergraduate Students : Effects of Emotional Intelligence , Efficacy. Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 57(2), 234–240.

Elliott, S., & Clifford, M. (2014). Principal assessment: Leadership behaviors known to influence schools and the learning of all students (Document No. LS-5). September, 40.

Ersanlı, C. Y. (2015). The Relationship between Students’ Academic Self-efficacy and Language Learning Motivation: A Study of 8th Graders. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 199, 472–478.

Gardner, C. (2016). Networked Learning as Experiential Learning. Educause Review, 51(1), 70–71.

Gardner, R., & Wright, T. (2008). What Makes A Good Lecturer? The Student Perspective. 1–4.

Hayat, A. A., Shateri, K., Amini, M., & Shokrpour, N. (2020). Relationships between academic self-efficacy, learning-related emotions, and metacognitive learning strategies with academic performance in medical students: A structural equation model. BMC Medical Education, 20(1), 1–11.

Hosseini, S., Zangouei, A., Ramroodi, M., & Akbaribooreng, M. (2015). Relating emotional intelligence and social competence to academic performance in high school students. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Researches, 1(2), 75.

Khanna, L., Singh, S. N., & Alam, M. (2018). Multidimensional Analysis of Psychologi cal Factors affecting Students ’ Academic Performance. Computer and Society, 5(1), 1–16.

Kuznekoff, J. H., Munz, S., & Titsworth, S. (2015). Mobile Phones in the Classroom: Examining the Effects of Texting, Twitter, and Message Content on Student Learning. Communication Education, 4523(December), 1–22.

Mah, D. K., & Ifenthaler, D. (2018). Students’ Perceptions Toward Academic Competencies: The Case of German First-Year Students. Issues in Educational Research, 28(1), 120–137.

Mazanai, M. (2012). Impact of just-in-time (JIT) inventory system on efficiency, quality and flexibility among manufacturing sector, small and medium enterprise (SMEs) in South Africa. African Journal of Business Management, 6(17), 5786–5791.

Mehmood, T., Shaukat, M., Author, C., & Mehmood, T. (2014). Life Satisfaction and Psychological Well-being among Young Adult Female University Students. 2(5), 143–153.

Nomaan, S., Hanif, R., & Rehna, T. (2016). Factors Underlying Academic Underachievement Among Pakistani Secondary School Students. Pakistan Journal of Psychological Research, 31(1), 311–330.

Pritchard, M. E., Wilson, G. S., & Yamnitz, B. (2007). What predicts adjustment among college students? A longitudinal panel study. Journal of American College Health, 56(1), 15–22.

Pym, J., Goodman, S., & Patsika, N. (2014). Does belonging matter? Exploring the role of social connectedness as a critical factor in students. Reading & Writing Quarterly, 1(2), 1–3.

Sancassiani, F., Pintus, E., Holte, A., Paulus, P., Moro, M. F., Cossu, G., Angermeyer, M. C., Carta, M. G., Lindert, J., Bemdt, T. J., H Aarnoudse-Moens, C. S., Smidts, D. P., Oosterlaan, J., Duivenvoorden, H. J., Weisglas-Kuperus, N., H Aarnoudse-Moens, C. S., Weisglas-Kuperus, N., Smidts, D. P., Oosterlaan, J., … Ritchie, K. H. (2015). The Features and Effects of Friendship in Early Adolescence. 21–40.

Schunk, D. H., & Pajares, F. (2002). The development of academic self-efficacy. Development of Achievement Motivation, 1446, 15–31.

Schunk, D., & Miller, S. (2002). Self-efficacy and adolescents’ motivation. Information Age.

Siddique, H. I., LaSalle-Ricci, V. H., Glass, C. R., Arnkoff, D. B., & Díaz, R. J. (2006). Worry, Optimism, and Expectations as Predictors of Anxiety and Performance in the First Year of Law School. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 30(5), 667–676.

Syafii, W., & Yasin, R. M. (2013). Problem Solving Skills and Learning Achievements through Problem-Based Module in Teaching and Learning Biology in High School. Asian Social Science, 9(12), 220–228.

Tahira, R., Kiani, A., & Dahar, M. A. (2016). Impact of School Resources on the Academic Achievement of Students At Secondary Level in District Layyah. SECTION B Sci.Int.(Lahore), 28(6), 175–179.

Tunstall, H., Mitchell, R., Pearce, J., & Shortt, N. (2014). The general and mental health of movers to more- and less-disadvantaged socio-economic and physical environments within the UK. Social Science and Medicine, 118(C), 97–107.

Van Rooij, E. C. M., Jansen, E. P. W. A., & Van de Grift, W. J. C. M. (2017). First-Year University Students’ Academic Success: the Importance of Academic Adjustment. European Journal of Psychology of Education, 33(4), 749–767.

Yeung, A. S., Craven, R. G., & Kaur, G. (2014). Influences of Mastery Goal and Perceived Competence on Educational Outcomes. Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 14(SPEC. ISS.), 117–130.

Zimlich, S. L. (2015). Using technology in gifted and talented education classrooms: The teachers’ perspective. Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 14(1), 101–124.




How to Cite

Tabassum, R., Saleem, A., & Kashif, M. F. (2023). Academic Efficacy as Correlate of Students’ Performance: A Study on Adolescents of Lahore. Journal of Social Sciences Review, 3(2), 60–69.