An Empirical study on relationship between Personality Traits and Student’s Academic Performance
The purpose of the study is to assess the connection between personality traits and academic performance of the students.Most of the researchers using the big five Personality traits factors are neuroticism (emotional stability), extroversion (intensity and quality of an individual relationship), and openness to experience (individual’s broad mindedness), conscientiousness (Individual’s accountability, academic persistence and ability to organize information) and agreeableness (interpersonal relations). Those are taken into account as a significant analysis for psychology of the students. The study was undertaken inTuticorin district, Tamil Nadu with the sample size of 150 students who are in the discipline of arts and sciences. Data has been collected through questionnaire which was later evaluated using AMOS (Analysis Moment Structure) software to validate the conceptual framework. The outcome of the papers is that Personality traits variables (Extroversion, Agreeableness, Neuroticism and Openness are have positive impact with the beta value of 0.27, 0.31, 0.23 and 0.07. Conscientiousness have negatively impact with the beta value of - 0.23) are have positive impact on behavioral impact with the average beta value of 0.677 and the behavioral impact have a positive impact with the beta value of 0.834.The simulation results obtained from the AMOS software revealed that a greater number of arts and science students reported positive approach of the personality traits on their academic performance.