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| Published: December 22, 2020

General intelligence of Hindu and Muslim children in relation to their father’s education

Manoj Kumar

Research Scholar in Psychology, J.P.University, Chhapra, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.086/20200804

DOI: 10.25215/0804.086


The aim of present study was to examine the general intelligence of Hindu and Muslim children in relation to their father’s education. The study was conducted on 200 school going students studying in class 8 to 10. The sample comprised of both Hindu and Muslim students. To measure the proposed variables, Hindi version of ‘General Intelligence Test’ constructed and standardized by Mohsin, S.M. (1968) was used and a self-made Personal Information Inventory was used to collect personal information of subjects. Students were classified into three groups on the basis of father’s education of students–father’s education upto matriculation, father’s education upto intermediate, father’s education upto graduate. The general intelligence scores of different groups of subjects were compared.  Application of ‘t’ test revealed that there is significant difference between father’s education graduation and father’s education matric but insignificant difference between children of father’s education inter on general intelligence. Also, there is insignificant difference between father’s education matric and father’s education inter on general intelligence of students.

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 4, October-December, 2020