Intensive Reading and Their Impact on Undergraduate Students' Academic Achievement


  • Marzia Akhter M.Phil. Scholar, Department of Education, Qurtuba University, Peshawar Campus, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.
  • Hakim Ullah Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Wah, Wah Cantt., Punjab, Pakistan.
  • Jan Alam Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Wah, Wah Cantt., Punjab, Pakistan.



Intensive Reading, Reading Facility, Reading Environment, Reading Attitude, Vocabulary Building, Comprehension Reading, Academic Achievement


The current research work was designed to find out the impact of intensive reading on undergraduate student's academic achievement. The current research work was carried out in district lower Chitral. Government Girls' Degree colleges were taken as the population of this research. The population of the study was 1465 undergraduate students of Government Girls Degree Colleges District lower Chitral KPK. The study sample consisted of 306 students studying at the undergraduate level and enrolled in Government Girls Degree Colleges in lower Chitral. The sampling technique was stratified sampling for the collection of data. Null hypotheses were framed. The null hypothesis was rejected. Data analysis was done using Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) version 25.0 and MS Excel. Self-made research instruments were utilized for the collection of data, using a 5-point Likert scale to find out the impact of intensive reading on the student's academic achievement.

Author Biography

Hakim Ullah, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, University of Wah, Wah Cantt., Punjab, Pakistan.


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How to Cite

Akhter, M., Ullah, H., & Alam, J. (2024). Intensive Reading and Their Impact on Undergraduate Students’ Academic Achievement. Journal of Higher Education and Development Studies (JHEDS), 4(1), 252–263.