Academic Stress Management in E – Learning Era’: How self aware are tertiary students in Kerala


Ajith K, Ph.D. Research Scholar, Dr. PP Vijayalakshmi, Professor
Department of English and Languages, Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham, Kochi Campus, India


The purpose of this study is to find out the effects of E – learning platforms’ on the mental state of undergraduate students in Kerala. The subjects chosen for the study were 100 University undergraduate students (male-50, female-50) from various colleges studying in Kerala. A questionnaire was employed to elicit the response from students. For the purpose, ‘Self Awareness Inventory – 30’, a 30 item self-awareness questionnaire was distributed among the participants. The students were expected to rate themselves on coping with academic stress during the covid pandemic times. The result of the study revealed that there is a significant number of students experienced high academic stress in the pandemic learning environment.