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A Comparative Study of the Levels of Statistical Competency among Post-Graduate Students of the Universities of Yemen and India

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The present study has been undertaken to evaluate the level of statistical competency of the post-graduate students belonging to the Faculty of Education in the Universities of Yemen and India. A standardized test prepared by the researchers has been used to assess the level of statistical competency of students. The study reveals that 1) The level of statistical competency of the post-graduate students belonging to the Faculty of Education in Universities of Yemen is average. 2) The level of statistical competency of the post-graduate students belonging to the Faculty of Education in Indian Universities is less than average. 3) The level of statistical competency of Yemeni post-graduate students is significantly higher than their counterparts of India. 4) There is a significant difference between male and female post-graduate students in the level of statistical competency. The male post-graduate students are better than female post-graduate students.

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Qasem, M. , Govil, P. and Gupta, S. (2015) A Comparative Study of the Levels of Statistical Competency among Post-Graduate Students of the Universities of Yemen and India. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 3, 130-137. doi: 10.4236/jss.2015.32017.

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