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| Published: September 25, 2017

A Study of Locus of Control and Anxiety among Male and Female Graduate Students

Dr. Arti Subhashrao Thale

Assistant Professor in Psychology, Rajarshi Shahu Arts Commerce and Science College, Pathri, Aurangabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.118/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.118

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Aim of the study: to investigate the locus of control and anxiety among male and female Graduate Students. Hypotheses: There was no significant difference between male and female Graduate Students with respect to locus of control. There was no significant difference between male and female Graduate Students with respect to anxiety. Methods: Sample: For the present study 100 Sample were belongings to Aurangabad, 50 subjects were male graduate students and 50 were female graduate students. The age range of subjects was 18-24 years. Purposive non-probability sampling technique was used. Tools  Rotter’s Locus of Control Scale (1985):  constructed by Dr. Anand Kumar and Dr. S. N.  Srivastav.  Sinha’s Comprehensive Anxiety Test (SCAT–SS): by A. K. P. Sinha and L. N. K. Sinha. Conclusions: Male Graduate Students had significantly locus of control (External Locus of Control) than the female Graduate Students (Internal Locus of Control). Female Graduate Students had significantly high anxiety than the male Graduate Students.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.118/20170404

DOI: 10.25215/0404.118

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 4, July-September, 2017

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