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| Published: September 19, 2020

Prevalence of spiritual intelligence among mal paharia (PVTG) youth

Kumar Om Prakash

Research Scholar University Dept. of Psychology, Ranchi University Ranchi (Jharkhand) India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Meera Jayaswal

Research Scholar University Dept. of Psychology, Ranchi University Ranchi (Jharkhand) India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.102/20200803

DOI: 10.25215/0803.102

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Mal Paharia is a Particularly vulnerable tribal group under Scheduled tribe. This tribe is found in Pakur, Dumka, Jamtara and Sahebganj districts of Santal Pargana division in Jharkhand. The main objectives of the study were-: (i) To assess the levels of spiritual intelligence among Mal Paharia (PVTG) youth and (ii) To compare the spiritual intelligence of male and female students, urban and rural students and less educated and more educated students. The present study was conducted on 80 Mal Paharia (PVTG) youth of Santhal Pargana division in Jharkhand selected by 2x2x2 stratified random sampling. The factors of stratification were gender (2-male and female) x place of residence (2-rural and urban) x level of education (2- less educated: up to matriculation and more educated: graduate). Thus, there were 8 strata and from each stratum 10 students were selected randomly making a total of 80 students. On the selected sample a test of spiritual intelligence scale prepared by R. Zainuddin and   A. Ahmed (2010). was administered. The results revealed that the level of spiritual intelligence varied among the students. The rural students have high spiritual intelligence compare to urban students, the female students have high spiritual intelligence compare to male students and up to matriculation students have high spiritual intelligence compare to graduate college students.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.102/20200803

10.25215/0803.102

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Published in   Volume 08, Issue 3, July-September, 2020