Vol. 1, Issue 11, Part H (2015)
A study on intelligence difference between APL and BPL category belonging school children
Ratan Mandal, Santu Dhara, Sudarsan Biswas, Kallol Chaterjee
BackgroundrnHuman Intelligence refers to a set of cognitive abilities, such as thinking, remembering, reading, learning, problem solving and using language. But human Intelligence depends not only one reason, but also many factor’s like Genetics, Environment, Delivery mode, parental education are also significance for the children Intelligence. But property level can effect children Intelligence! The purpose of the present study is to find out the difference in IQ level between above poverty line and below poverty line belonging school aged children. rnMaterials & MethodrnThe researcher selected 72 APL category belonging school aged children and 72 BPL category belonging school aged children according to their family income level, total 144(N-144) class X-level school children as the subject from 4 different school of Jalpaiguri distric, West Bengal, India. This study conducted by used of ‘G.C. Ahuja Intelligence questionnaire’. This questionnaire composed of total 135 question and eight different types of test (classification, analogies, reasoning, vocabulary, comprehension, series and best answer). The collecting data were calculated by using descriptive statistics and “t” test and level of significance was set on 0.05 level.rnResultrnThere were a significance difference exist on IQ level between Above poverty line and Below poverty line belonging school aged children as because cal “t” value (14.63) are higher than tab “t” 0.05(142) value(1.960). The Mean and Standard deviation of above poverty line and below poverty line belonging school aged children IQ level has been found 106.43± 15.73 and 68.37± 14.41 rnConclusionrnThe finding demonstrated that above poverty line belonging children possess higher IQ level then below poverty line belonging school aged children.
How to cite this article:
Ratan Mandal, Santu Dhara, Sudarsan Biswas, Kallol Chaterjee. A study on intelligence difference between APL and BPL category belonging school children. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(11): 519-521.