The study focuses on the undergraduates’ academic performance and influence from YouTube. Non probability convenient sampling method has been utilized to select the sample. The sample included 60 undergraduates from a leading higher educational institute in Sri Lanka, representing three faculties (Business, Engineering and Computing). To collect the data, both quantitative and qualitative methods were used (in-dept. interview & questioners). Based on past literature, conceptual framework is derived. Through the indepth interview, reasons behind the excessive usage of YouTube are found.

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MADHAVIKA, R.M.N.M. RATHNAYAKE, W.D.N. Impact of Internet Usage on Undergraduate Academic Performance (Special Reference to YouTube online video platform usage). Global Journal of Management And Business Research, [S.l.], feb. 2020. ISSN 2249-4588. Available at: <https://journalofbusiness.org/index.php/GJMBR/article/view/3015>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2021.