Academic achievement is now considered as a glittering crown for the students. There are many factors which affect students? academic achievement. Although these factors cannot be seen visually, but its impact can be felt in all spheres. One cannot underestimate the role of these factors upon achievement. With this background an attempt was made to study the association between parental encouragement and academic achievement of adolescents. The book also deals with the several factors associated with academic achievement of adolescents.