A Study on Attitude of Post-Graduate Students towards Choice Based Credit System in Kazi Nazrul University, West Bengal

  • Amir Hossain Guest Lecturer, Dept. of Education; Kazi Nazrul University, West Bengal
Keywords: Choice Based Credit System, Post graduate students, Higher education, Attitude.


Education is a changing process with human lives and as well as society. There have been many changes in the education system from an earlier era to till now. The main aim of modern education is to develop the cognitive domain as well as effective and psychomotor domain. After many reforms in education, University Grants Commission (The higher education authority) has introduced Choice Based Credit System in education to improve the quality of higher education system. The objectives of this paper are to find out the attitude towards Choice Based Credit System of postgraduate students, to study the nature of Choice Based Credit System and to study the importance of Choice Based Credit System in the modern education system. Researcher framed four null hypotheses. 226 Students of postgraduate level in Kazi Nazrul University, Paschim Burdwan district, West Bengal was considered as a sample. The purposive sampling technique was adopted for sample selection. Researcher-developed a tool to measure attitude toward Choice Based Credit System. The validity of the questionnaire was estimated by the expert and content validity has been maintained properly in the study. For reliability measure, the test-retest method was applied. After data collection, a t-test was applied for the testing hypotheses. As a result, two null hypotheses were rejected and two were accepted. So it could be said that there existed significant differences in streamwise (arts and science; arts boys and science boys) and there existed no significant differences gender wise (boys and girls; arts girls and science girls) among the postgraduate students towards Choice Based Credit System.


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