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This research study is designed to examine the influence of stress on the academic performance of students of PMAS Arid University during research activities. The main objectives were to identify the level of stress during the research activities, to analyze the influence of stress on the performance . A descriptive quantitative method was used with the help of a questionnaire for research work in collecting and analyzing the data. Random sampling was used for 50 post graduated respondents with convenient sampling technique. Questionnaire was distributed and gathered personally by the researcher. The finding discovered that respondents were familiar with the nature of work. The finding also showed that research work influences the concentration on other domestic chores, and even on health. This suggests that research work may have a distracting effect on focus and attention which leads absence from classroom discussions, distracts their attention during lectures and lead to failure in completing an assignment on time.