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| Published: September 25, 2015

A Study on Locus of Control among College Students of Gulbarga City

Abdul Raffie Naik

M.Sc. IV, Clinical and counselling psychology, Department of psychology, School of social and behavioural sciences, Central University of Karnataka Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.027/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.027

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The current study focuses on locus of control and the difference in it among different demographic variables such as gender (male and female), course of study (science and arts) and locality (urban and rural) among college students. It is a promising area of inquiry. The age of college students is the age of developing their personality and is a critical context for studying personality. The study was conducted on 171 college student of Gulbarga city who were selected by a random sampling method (lottery method). The questionnaire consisted of personal data sheet, and Rotter’s locus of control scale. Descriptive Statistics and non-parametric statistics as Mann-Witney test (U) were used to analyze the data. The results could not find significant difference on locus of control among males & females, science & arts and urban & rural college students.
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Abdul Raffie Naik @ abdulraffie@gmail.com

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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.027/20150204

DOI: 10.25215/0204.027

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 4, July-September, 2015

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