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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 7, Part D (2017)

A study to assess spirituality and quality of life among college students in selected colleges of Pune city

Author(s)
Veena D Sakhardande And Dr. Sneha Pitre
Abstract
Spirituality refers to a religious process of re-formation which "aims to recover the original shape of man," oriented at "the image of God" as exemplified by the founders and sacred texts of the religions of the world. In modern times the emphasis is on subjective experience of a sacred dimension. Purpose: To assess spirituality and quality of life among college students of selected colleges of Pune city. Objectives: To assess spirituality among college students, to assess quality of life among college students, to correlate spirituality and quality of life among students of selected colleges of Pune city. Method: This was a quantitative descriptive survey study of 450 college students, aged 19-25 years, students studying Bachelors of Science, Bachelors of Commerce, Engineering and Biotechnology of selected colleges of Pune City during Oct 2016- Jan 2017. Non-probability purposive sampling technique was used for the selection of students. To obtain necessary data for the study, the tool used for data collection were assessment of the spirituality and quality of life. The assessment of the spirituality and quality of life were done from college students by self reporting and structured interview and in depth information collected according data collection tool. Results: 24% of college students had spiritually adept and act with spiritual intelligence, through sensitivity, compassion, and understanding. 45% of college students had a seeker and are striving to strike a balance in body, mind, and spirit.31% of them shows that decisions seem to be driven by ego, rather than any spiritual sense. 53% of the college students had good quality of life, 45% of them had average quality of life and 2% of them had poor quality of life. Conclusion: The spirituality and quality of life of college students many times are interconnected. So it is necessary to know and understand the spirituality and quality of life among college students. If we understand the spirituality and quality of life among students then we can help them for to plan professional growth, achievements and good career opportunities in turn will lead to quality life.
Pages: 245-246  |  626 Views  14 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Veena D Sakhardande And Dr. Sneha Pitre. A study to assess spirituality and quality of life among college students in selected colleges of Pune city. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(7):245-246.
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