Examinations are an inevitable part of academic schedule. They are helpful in creating a sense of competition and goal achievement among students. However if exams are taken too seriously, they can be a cause of stress, worry, and anxiety. Exam stress questionnaire can be helpful to contribute to a positive change in academic schedule and avoid any extreme outcomes like student suicides, etc.

Exam Stress Questionnaire Sample:

Name:                       ____________________

Address:            ____________________

Phone Number:   ____________________

Email id:            ____________________

Course:              ____________________

Q1. What is your stream of study?


Q2. Which of the following do you think is more stressful?

a)   Preparation for exams

b)   While writing exams

c)   After writing exams and waiting for results

d)   None

e)   All

Q3. What is the level of stress felt due to examination preparation? 1= least, 5 = maximum

a)   1

b)   2

c)   3

d)   4

e)   5

Q4. What is the level of stress felt while writing exams? 1= least, 5 = maximum

a)   1

b)   2

c)   3

d)   4

e)   5

Q5. What is the level of stress after writing exams?

a)   Very much

b)   Moderate

c)   Minimum

d)   None

Q6. Who among the following have you consulted before for reducing stress due to exams?

a)   Tuition teacher

b)   Psychiatrist

c)   Student counsellor

d)   Parents

e)   None

f)    Others ______________________________

Q7. What kind of help have you obtained from the people you consulted?


Q8. Do you find it difficult to clear your doubts with teachers and tutors?

a)   Yes

b)   No