International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 1, PART B
Social maturity of adolescent students
Author(s): Rekha Yeshwantrao Zoting
Social Maturity is the indication of mastery in social behavior in terms of human relationships, social techniques and social institutions. Social maturity is the ability to function in an appropriate responsible manner. Social maturity is a unit of key to handle social relationship. As adolescence is the age for an individual to express mature behavior. Social maturity is an essential aspect for the individual as well as society. The present research study was undertaken to assess the social maturity of adolescents. For this purpose a total sample of 560 adolescent students in 11th and 12th standard was taken on Convenience Sampling Method basis from the schools of Wardha district in Maharashtra. Out of which 280 were male and 280 were female. In order to collect the data Social Maturity scale (SMS) developed by Dr. R.P. Srivastava was used. The results revealed that there is no significant difference in social maturity of male and female adolescent students. There is no significant relation between social maturity and age group, monthly income of the family and area of adolescent students.
How to cite this article:
Rekha Yeshwantrao Zoting. Social maturity of adolescent students. International Journal of Home Science. 2020; 6(1): 108-111.