International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 7, Issue 2, Part B (2021)
Relationship between career aspirations and self-confidence among higher secondary students
The major determinant of career aspiration, self-confidence plays a major role in developing career orientations among higher secondary students. The present descriptive survey research conducted on 50 higher secondary students (25 male and 25 female) studying in CGBSE affiliated government school, is intended to explore the relationship between career aspiration and self-confidence among higher secondary students. After analysis and interpretation of data using descriptive and inferential statistics techniques, it was found that majority of the students have low levels of career aspirations and average level of self-confidence. Significant correlation was found between career aspirations and self-confidence of higher secondary students. Career aspiration of female students were higher than the male while male students were having higher self-confidence than the female. The findings of the study indicate the need for develop career aspirations and enhancing self-confidence among higher secondary students by providing conductive atmosphere for learning, setting realistic and challenging goals, etc. It is also recommended that career guidance programs should be organized systematically in institutions to augment the career aspiration of higher secondary students.
How to cite this article:
Damesh Gangber, Dr. Shaista Ansari, Dr. Anshu Shrivastava. Relationship between career aspirations and self-confidence among higher secondary students. Int J Appl Res 2021;7(2):74-77. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2021.v7.i2b.8243