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Title: Self-identity, value preferences, level of aspiration and personality characteristics among professional and non-professional students
Researcher: ShaNnaz parveen
Guide(s): Sajid Ali Khan
Keywords: Psychology
personality characteristics
non-professional students
professional students
value preferences
Upload Date: 13-Nov-2013
University: Aligarh Muslim University
Completed Date: 2010
Abstract: The present research is systematically designed in accordance with the aims and objectives. The aim of the present investigation is comparison of professional students with non-professional students with regard to their self-identity, value preferences, level of aspiration and personality characteristics. Present investigator find both favorable and non favorable studies related to the above noted variables and take into consideration these studies to find out remarkable differences among professional and non-professional students with regard to the above mentioned variables. Keeping in view the availability of students, random sampling technique was applied for data collection. The sample consisted of 400 students which comprises of 200 professional and 200 non-professional students. The age of the students ranged between 18 to 25 years. Various tools which have been used for gathering the information are valid and reliable. Self-identity scale by Sengupta (2008) has been used to collect information about their identity. It is a 4 point scale with 45 items. The range of the scale is 45 to 180. Study of values scale developed by Ojha and Bhargava (1971) was used to measure preferences in values. Level of aspiration scale (1976) developed by Singh and Tiwari was used to measure level of aspiration and NEO five factors inventory developed by Costa and Mc Crae (1992) was used to measure the personalities of the students. All the scales have been administered sometime individually and sometime in a group of two or three students upon the respondents. The investigator used random sampling technique and lottery method was used to collect the data and t test was applied to find out significance of differences between various groups of professional and non-professional students. The major findings of the study show that:- 1. Professional students differ significantly with non-professional students group as a whole with regard to self-identity.
Pagination: 131p.
Appears in Departments:Department of Physiology

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