| Published: December 04, 2018
Self Esteem Among Pre University Students
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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© 2018 Ramesh. A & Jain. V
Received: October 23, 2018; Revision Received: November 27, 2018; Accepted: December 04, 2018
Published in Volume 06, Issue 4, October-December, 2018