Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Adjustment of Higher Secondary Students of NCR (National Capital Region)

Dr. Ekta Chauhan

Ph.D (Psychology), Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, E-304,Exotica Elegance, Ahinda Khan-2, Indirapuram, Ghaziabad, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.132/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.132


Maladjustment in any way leads to lot of social, psychological and behavioural problems. Present research paper is an attempt to find out the difference in the level of adjustment of male and female higher secondary students of NCR region, so that the measures are taken at school level to enhance the levels of adjustment amongst school students enabling them to become better performers at school and to deal with gender biases prevalent in Indian system. For this study a sample of 200 higher secondary students (100 female students and 100 male students from higher secondary classes) was selected with the help of stratified random sampling method from Ghaziabad and Gautam Budh Nagar of Uttar Pradesh, India. For collection of data A.I.S.S(Adjustment Inventory For School Students) by Prof. A.K.P. Sinha and Prof .R.P. Singh (published by National Psychological Corporation, Agra, India) was administered on selected sample. With the help of this study significance of differences with respect to emotional adjustment, social adjustment, educational adjustment and total adjustment between female and male higher secondary students, is analyzed. These differences in adjustment between male and female students were compared with the help of statistical Analysis: mean, standard deviation and t value. Analyses of data revealed that significant differences exist at .05 and .01 levels between male and female higher secondary students only in the area of social adjustment.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016