A STUDY OF PERSONALITY AND INTEREST OF STUDENTS STUDYING IN TRIBAL AREA

Miss Minakshi Y. Tundurwar , Dr. Rajesh S. Chandanpat

Abstract


This research is focused on Gadchiroli District which has been declared as a tribal zone on 2nd December 1985. The sample for this research is collected from 23 schools, randomly selected, from 12 different talukas of Gadchiroli district. For these total 300 students (150 boys and 150 girls students) belonging to Scheduled Caste category, studying in VIIIth & IXth standard, were randomly selected. To collect information about personalities, Cattell’s High school personality questionnaires “From A” (HSPQ) which is based on 14 ingredients of personality (translated by Mr. S. D. Kapoor& his associates S. S Shrivartava & G. N. Shrivartava), is used. To find out educational interest of student Dr. S.P Kulshresthas' ‘Educational Interest Record’ (EIR) is used. As mentioned in the manual of HSPQ & EIR all the scores are evaluated and Total, Mean, Raw score, Sten score are calculated. Comparative S.C. of students is calculated by conducting ‘t’ score to check out significance. Co-relations between personality of students and their interest is derived by taking out multiplier.

Keywords


Personality, Educational Interests, Scheduled Caste Students.

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