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International Journal of Current Research and Academic Review-e-iSSN - 2347 - 3215

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The Relationship between Self- Efficacy and Achievement Motivation among Young Adults
Ansila Rahman, P. Mariya Treasa and A. Joshy
Department of Psychology, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kalamassery, Ethiopia
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Abstract:

The aim of the present study is to find out the relationship between self- efficacy and achievement motivation among young adults who are in the years between 18 and 26. Self- efficacy is referred to something that helps to predict motivation and performance. Self-efficacy and achievement motivation are important factors in among young adults as it is the period in which they choose their careers. It motivates individuals to improve once’ competence and self-efficacy related positively to persistence and achievement (Schunk, 1995). Achievement motivation is said as the need for success or the attainment of excellence. Self- efficacy and achievement motivation are the most important predictors of academic achievement among young adults. Population: were collected from two districts, namely, Ernakulam and Thrissur using convenient sampling method. The sample constitutes 61 young adults aged from 18 to 24. The data used to analyze was Pearson correlation method. The following statistical tools were utilized in to analyze the gathered data. used were, Self- efficacy scale-SES (Dr. Arun Kumar Singh and Dr. Shruti Narain, 2014) and Achievement motivation scale (n- Ach) (Pratibha Deo and Dr. Asha Mohan, 2011). The study seems to be successful in finding that there is a relationship on self- efficacy and achievement motivation among young adults.

Keywords: Self-efficacy, Achievement, Motivation, Young adults.
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How to cite this article:

Ansila Rahman, P. Mariya Treasa and A. Joshy. 2019. The Relationship between Self- Efficacy and Achievement Motivation Among Young Adults.Int.J.Curr.Res.Aca.Rev. 7(1): 75-80
doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcrar.2019.701.009