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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 12, Part H (2015)

A study of self-confidence of adolescents in relation to their gender, locality and academic achievement

Author(s)
Fareen Fatma
Abstract
This research study was conducted to study Self-Confidence of adolescents in relation to their gender, locality and academic achievement. For this purpose 1000 adolescents (361 male and 639 female students) among them 671 urban and 329 rural adolescents between the age range of 17 to 19 years have taken. Self-confidence inventory developed by Dr Rekha Gupta was used to find out the self-confidence among adolescents. Students result is considered to determine the academic achievement. To analyze and interpret the data, mean, S.D., t- test and Pearson Product Correlation coefficient was used. The findings revealed that significant difference was found between male and female adolescents in relation to their self-confidence. While no significant difference was found between male and female adolescents in relation to their academic achievement .Finding also shows significant difference was found between urban and rural adolescents in relation to their self-confidence. While significant difference was found between urban and rural adolescents in relation to their academic achievement. A positive correlation was found between self-confidence and academic achievement of adolescents.
Pages: 541-544  |  698 Views  39 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Fareen Fatma. A study of self-confidence of adolescents in relation to their gender, locality and academic achievement. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(12): 541-544.
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