Debates as literary co-curricular activities play important role in the intellectual, social, literary, and communication development of students. In this descriptive study, all secondary level boys schools were the population of the study in which the total numbers of (N = 10916) respondents including students, parents, and teachers in district Lakki Marwat were the target population of the study. Out of the target population, the total numbers of (n = 572) respondents i.e. students, parents, and teachers were taken as samples of the study as per John Curry (1984) sample size rule of thumb by applying multistage (simple random, convenient and disproportionate) sampling techniques. Data was collected through a self-developed questionnaire of the 5-Points Likert scale. The key purpose of the study was to know the impact of literary co-curricular activity (debate) on studentsí social adjustment (self-confidence) in the community. Data were statistically analyzed through SPSS by applying One Way ANOVA and Linear Regression. Findings and results were drawn by showing that debates (literary co-curricular activities) had a high impact on studentsí social adjustment (self-confidence) in society. In the end, some recommendations were also drawn revealing that the government, education department, students, parents, and teachers may try their best to ensure debates as literary co-curricular activities in society to develop studentsí self-confidence and enable them to adjust in society.
Debates, Co-Curricular Activity, Students, Social Adjustment, Community, Lakki Marwat, KP.