2015, VOL. 1 ISSUE 1, PART A
Analysis and comparison of adjustment level of College day scholars and hostellers in terms of their home, health, social, emotional and educational adjustment
Author(s): Shruti Marwaha
The present research was conducted to Analyze and compare the level of adjustment of college students. The research was conducted in Chandigarh. The sample consisted of 100 college going students between 17-23 years of age. The sample was divided into four groups. The first group included college going boys who were day scholars, the second group comprised of college going boys who were Hostellers. The third group included college going girls who were day scholars, and the fourth group comprised of college going girls who were Hostellers. The tool used in the study was Adjustment inventory for college students by A K P Sinha and R P Singh. The groups were compared in terms of their Overall Adjustment levels as well as in terms of their Home, Health, Social, Emotional and Educational adjustment levels. In order to get the refined results, the adjustment levels were compared among these groups in six phases. In the first phase, Day Scholar Boys were compared with Hosteller Boys. The second phase included comparing adjustment levels between Day Scholar Girls and Hosteller Girls. In the third phase, all Boys and Girls were compared. In the fourth phase, all Day Scholars and Hostellers were compared. The fifth phase involved comparison of Day Scholar Boys with Day Scholar Girls and the final phase included comparison of Hosteller Boys with Hosteller Girls in terms of their Adjustment levels. It was reported that Day Scholars were better adjusted than Hostellers ; and that the girls had significantly better level of adjustment in the Home Area, whereas in other dimensions, though insignificantly, but Boys had better adjustment levels.
How to cite this article:
Shruti Marwaha. Analysis and comparison of adjustment level of College day scholars and hostellers in terms of their home, health, social, emotional and educational adjustment. Int J Home Sci 2015;1(1):01-08.