International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research

International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research


International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Research
Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2016)

Personality adjustment and academic achievement of rural and urban higher secondary school students: A comparative study


Dr. Najmah Peerzada, Masroof Yousuf

The present study was undertaken to study and compare rural and urban secondary school students on various dimensions of personality adjustment and academic achievement. 120 rural and 120 urban students were selected by stratified random sampling technique for the present study. The investigator used California test of personality developed by Louis P. Thorpe, Wills W. Clark and Earnest W. Tiegs for the collection of data. The data was analysed by using Mean, SD and t.test. The study indicates that there is significant difference between rural and urban students on various dimensions of personality adjustment and urban students have found higher personality adjustment and academic achievement than rural students.
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