Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2014

A study the Personality and achievement Motivation of among High School Students of Jalgaon District

Rani Tripathi

Lecturer, Bendale Mahila Mahavidhyalay, Jalgaon Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.066/20140201

DOI: 10.25215/0201.066


This paper aims to study the achievement motivation and personality of high school students in relation to the type of urban and rural area. The study was conducted on 120 students (60 boys 60 girls) studying in high schools selected purposively from Jalgaon district of Maharashtra state. Intact classes of VIII to X were taken from the four schools. For the collection of necessary information investigator used Personality Inventory (M.P.I.) by Jalota, S.S. and Kapoor, S.D. (1975) (Hindi Version). And Achievement Motivation Test by Gopal Rao (1974). To find the significance of difference between the various groups ‘t’ test was applied. Results indicated that rural and urban area high school students differ significantly on Personality but gender wise and area wise students do not differ significantly on achievement motivation.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 1, October-December, 2014