5. Effect of Time Management Skills on Academic Performance of Medical Students
Shaur Sarfaraz1, Muhammad Kashif Nisar2 and Erum Afaq3
Objective: To assess time management skills with respect to effect on academic performance of medical students.
Study Design: Descriptive / cross-sectional study
Place and Duration of Study: This study was at the Department of Medical Education, Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi from 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2015.
Materials and Methods: The sample of the study consists of 652 medical college students. Academic performance has been checked by student affairs and examination department of college.
Results: The relationship between medical students’ time management scores and academic performance ratings is measured. A positive and significant relationship was discovered between time management score and performance rating (r= 0.584, p= <0.001). Correlation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed). Male students have better time management scores.
Conclusion: This research work underlines the crucial need of understanding the part of “time management in academic performance.
Key Words: Time management skills, Academic performance, Medical students
Citation of articles: Sarfaraz S, Nisar MK, Afaq E. Effect of Time Management Skills on Academic Performance of Medical Students. Med Forum 2017;28(8):18-20.