Role of Non Cognitive Skills in Academic Performance
The role of non-cognitive skills in predicting academic performance of students is gaining importance as a topic of research in the recent years. Academic performance is vital aspect of success in education but research in this area has mostly focused on cognitive factors. But recently researches have examined the role of non-cognitive factors such as academic mind-set, academic perseverance, academic behaviour, learning strategies, social skills in academic success. To evaluate the same, several theoretical models have also been proposed by various researchers being supported by some empirical evidences.