| Published: December 25, 2015
Altruistic Behavior and Inter-Personal Trust among Behavioral Sciences and Engineering Students
The purpose of the present investigation was to compare the levels of Inter-Personal Trust and Altruistic Behavior between Behavioral Sciences and Engineering students. Convenience sampling technique has been used to collect data from 100 college students studying in Jamia Millia Islamia University. Of these 100 students, 50 were from Behavioral Science stream (Sociology, Psychology, Political Science and Social Work) and the other 50 were engineering students. The two groups of students (Engineering and Behavioral Sciences students) were compared on the said variables namely, Inter-Personal Trust and Altruistic Behavior, using independent sample t-test. Results suggest that Students studying Behavioral Sciences and those studying engineering differ significantly in terms of Inter-Personal Trust and Altruistic behavior. Moreover, the mean values indicate that Behavioral science students tend to score higher on Altruism as well as Inter-Personal Trust as compared to engineering students.
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© 2015 I N Siddiqi, S Mishra, M Shafiq
Received: November 04, 2015; Revision Received: November 20, 2015; Accepted: December 25, 2015
Published in Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015