Psychological Wellbeing Of The Board Examers During Pandemic

Document Type : Primary Research paper


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Hindustan College of Arts & Science, Tamilnadu, India, 9600044958

2 Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Bishop Heber College, Tamilnadu,India,9443126574


The onset of the second wave of the Pandemic has brought great pain, distress and uncertainty. People are worried about their health, where some are worried about their job and some about their next meal. Parents are distraught about their children and with the educational system. Younger children are frustrated with their online classes and not being able to exert their energy outdoor. This Pandemic has induced exam stress for the 10th and 12th children. The continuous rescheduling and cancellation of exams has raised the stress level amongst the students.
Objective: The study attempts to analyse the psychological wellbeing of the 10th and 12th children who were unable to write the exam due to the second wave in March 2021. And to suggest the Social Work Intervention of promoting life skills which would be great support during this unforeseen situation.
Methodology: A questionnaire of 25 questions was prepared in Google forms and distributed among the students of 10th and 12th in Chennai. The questions included demographic details and the Psychological wellbeing. Questionnaire results would be analysed using descriptive, cross tables and t tests. Inferences and discussions will be based on the results of the analysis of the study.
Findings: The study shows that the wellbeing of adolescent students during the Pandemic era and significant findings of depressive behaviour has been identified both in terms of class, gender and it is not significant in syllabus