Impact of Utilization of ICT on the Performance of Research Students in the Public Sector Universities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad

  • Uzma Batool Scholar, Faculty of Arts, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Dr. Muhammad Arshad Dahar Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Pir Mehr Ali Shah-Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi, Pakistan
  • Dr. Shagufta Akhtar Director ORIC, Foundation University Islamabad, Pakistan
Keywords: Utilization, ICT, Performance, Academic Performance, Academic Achievement


The study was a survey type with a quantitative method in which usage of ICT by research students and its impact on their performance was investigated. The population of the study was students of public sector universities. The purposive sampling technique was used to select the sample of the study. The sample of the study was 600 research students of postgraduate who were almost near to complete their research. Data was assembled from the students with the help of a questionnaire. From the findings of the study, it was concluded that usage of ICT has a significant impact on the performance of research students. Based on findings it was recommended that research students should be trained to best utilized the ICT for academic purposes so they can enhance their performance at high to a very high level.