Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2016

A Comparative Study of Locus of Control in Underachievers and Normal Achievers

Dr. Tarun Deep Kaur

Head, Department of Psychology, G.G.D.S.D. College, Sector-32, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.011/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.011


The current study aimed at estimating a percentage of underachievers in the sample of school students across the city of Chandigarh. It also aimed at studying self efficacy in underachievers in comparison to normal achievers. A sample of 105 students of class tenth, hailing from intact middle class families formed the sample. After initial identification of underachievers, both the groups were compared for the extent of externality. t ratio was found to be highly significant depicting that underachievers are high on the construct of externality.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429



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