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| Published: March 30, 2017

Effect of Achievement Motivation on Personality Traits of Students

Dr. Arun Rajaram Daitkar

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Shri Bankatswami College, Beed, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.194/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.194

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An objective of the study: To investigate the effect of achievement motivation on personality traits (Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism) students. Hypothesis: There is no significant difference in the high and low achievement motivation students in relation to their personality traits (Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism).  Sample: The sample size of the study is 100 belongings to Aurangabad, which includes college student. Scrutiny test is applied on students divided for 50 high achievement motivation students and 50 low achievement motivation students. The age range of subjects is 18-25 years. Tools deo-mohan achievement scale. Personality Traits Inventory (NEOPI): This test is developed and standardized by Costa and McCrae for measuring personality characteristics (Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism). Variable Independent variable Types of achievement motivation: i) High ii) Low Dependent Variable personality traits (Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism) Conclusions 1. High achievement motivation students had significantly high Openness to experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion and Agreeableness than the low achievement motivation students.2. Low achievement motivation students had significantly high Neuroticism than the high achievement motivation students.

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DIP: 18.01.194/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.194

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017

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