| Published: June 25, 2015
Personality Profile of School Students
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2015 I V Chakravarthy, V Chandramohan
Received: March 30, 2015; Revision Received: April 19, 2015; Accepted: June 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015