The ASSCS is self-administering scale. The scale is designed to measure the level of academic stress experienced by college students due to five types of sources viz. Personal Inadequacy, Interactions with Peers and Teachers, Fear of Examination, Inadequate Facilities at College and Parents Expectations and SES. The ASSCS may be administered to an individual as well as to group. This scale is appropriate for college and university students. The ASSCS can normally be completed in about 15 to 20 minutes.