STUDY THE SELF CONCEPT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL STUDENTS IN RELATION TO GENDER AND LOCALITY

Dr. B. V. Ramana Rao, Anjali Chaturvedi

Abstract


The self-concept is what the individual thinks of as his actual self. Self concept is a factor which helps to study the human behavior and personality.  It is an individual’s attitude towards his/her physical self and own behavior.. The main objectives of the topic are to find out the significant mean difference of different dimensions of Self Concept among Boys and Girls Students of Class-IX Students of Secondary School situated in Rural and Urban area. A sample size of 500 class-IX Students were selected and taken up for the study. Self Concept Questionnaire developed by Dr. Raj Kumar Saraswat was used for the study. It  has been found that, there is no significant mean difference of Self Concept among Boys and Girls Students of Class-IX Students of Secondary School situated in Rural and Urban area. But significant mean difference is found on social and moral dimension of Self Concept among class-IX Students of Secondary School situated in Rural and Urban area. As a conclusion self concept is very important and essential in developing a student personality. 

Keywords


Self concept, Boys and Girls, Rural and Urban, Secondary school, Personality, Students.

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