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| Published: December 04, 2018

Self Esteem Among Pre University Students

Anirudh Ramesh

Post Graduate student, Dept of PG Studies and Research in Psychology, SDM College (Autonomous), Ujire, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Vandana Jain

Asst Professor, Dept of PG Studies and Research in Psychology, SDM College (Autonomous), Ujire, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.067/20180604

DOI: 10.25215/0604.067

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The present research aims at examining the self esteem among Pre University students.  The study consists of 360 students, who are pursuing Pre University course in Karnataka who are in adolescence phase. Adolescence is a period of life where the child is experiencing a transitional phase of physical and psychological development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood. Self esteem is one of the contributing factors in an adolescent’s life in shaping their life; psychologist defines self esteem as a reflection of a person’s overall subjective emotional evaluation of their own worth. For the present study the samples were taken from urban and rural Pre University Colleges in Karnataka a total of 360 students out of which 180 samples were taken from Bangalore and Ujire each. group consist of 90 boys and 90 Girls respectively. Purposive sampling was adopted; the students were administered with Rossenberg Self Esteem Scale (RSE 1965). The objective of the study was to find out significant difference in the level of self esteem among the Pre university students with respect to gender and geographical location. Descriptive statistics and independent sample t-test were estimated using SPSS 16.0 According to the results acquired, there is a significant difference in the level of self esteem between students of urban colleges and students of rural colleges, there was no significant difference in the level of self esteem between the Urban and Rural Pre university students and Gender.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.067/20180604

10.25215/0604.067

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Published in   Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018