Comparative Study

| Published: June 25, 2015

Personality Profile of School Students

Veena Chakravarthy

Research Scholar, Department: Psychology, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. V. Chandramohan

Research Supervisor, Reader in Psychology, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, IAF, Vimanapura (PO), Bangalore Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.068/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.068


Personality refers to distinctive patterns of behaviour that characterizes each individual‟s adaptation to the situations in life. Personality is defined as an enduring pattern of psychological and behavioural characteristics by which each person can be compared and contrasted with each other. Academic success depends on the best use of personality dimensions. Students encounter many hurdles in achieving academic success. Many of these hurdles are within their personality traits. Academic success depends on the best use of personality dimensions. What qualities make students more successful in their life as well as their workplace is a fascinating question? The aim of the present study is to assess the personality traits of the school students and draw a typical personality profile of high school students. Three hundred healthy and well motivated school students, 150 boys and 150 girls, studying Higher Secondary Course at Saru Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Satyamangalam, Erode District, constitute as a sample for the present study. School students are administered with 16 Personality Factor Questionnaire (16 PF), for the purpose of finding out basic personality traits. A typical personality profile of school student. is drawn. Gender differences, between Boys and Girls, on personality traits are highlighted. Implications of the findings are discussed.

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015