RISK TAKING BEHAVIOUR AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Dr. Harpreet Kaur

Abstract


The study examined risk taking behaviour among university students. The sample in the study was 98 university students were selected randomly. Risk taking behaviour scale prepared by Singh & Shah (2011) consisted of 75 items in the scale. The descriptive statistics (mean, median, mode, skewness, kurtosis, ANOVA and t-test) were used to analyse the data. The results revealed that there is significant mean difference in risk taking behaviour in relation to stream. There is no significant mean difference in risk taking behaviour in relation to gender and location. The results of study revealed that there is no significant interaction in stream, gender and location in risk taking behaviour. On the basis of findings, it is suggested that there is need to involve students in creative tasks in order to inculcate creative thinking which enhance their risk taking behavior among them.

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