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Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2016

Adjustment and Scholastic Achievement among Higher Secondary Students of Residential and Non-Residential Schools

A.H.S. Vithal

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University College of Arts and Social Sciences, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Telangana, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.152/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.152

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The aim of this study was to find out the relationship of adjustment to scholastic achievement of Residential and Non Residential School students. The sample consisted of 30 Male students (Residential); 30 Female students (Residential); 30 Male students (Non Residential); 30 Female students (Non Residential) and their combined mean age was 16.27 years. The data was collected using tools: (1) Bell’s Adjustment Inventory (Indian Adaptation) by Dr. Lalita Sharma. The statistical analysis was done by using mean, standard deviation, product moment correlation technique (r) and t-test. The findings are as follows: 1) There is significant positive relationship of adjustment to scholastic achievement (0.768**). 2) There is no gender difference in the overall adjustment (0.185) and scholastic achievement (0.728). 3)  There is no difference in the overall adjustment (0.772) and scholastic achievement (1.537) of residential and non-residential school students.
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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.152/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.152

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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