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International Journal of Home Science

2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART E

A comparative study of career maturity of boys and girls in higher secondary schools

Author(s): Dr. Kalpana A Shinde
Abstract:
The problem of career maturity is one of the important problems in developing country like India. It is necessary that one should choose his occupation according to his abilities and interest. But making appropriate career choice is not an easy task. At one end the adolescent is not prepared to tolerate any authority on the other hand he wants to be self-dependent and self-reliant. In the present study there is a comparative study of career maturity of boys and girls in higher secondary schools. For this study 200 students (100 Boys and 100 Girls) of Class XI and XII of Higher Secondary School in Bhandara City were selected by the lottery method of random sampling method. For data collection, Indian adaptation of Career Maturity Inventory (CMI) (Attitude Scale & Competence Test) developed by Dr. (Mrs.) Nirmala Gupta (1989) to assess the career maturity tools are used. The conclusions from the study are that there is no significant difference in the career attitude of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the self-appraisal area of career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the occupational information area of career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the goal selection area of career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the planning area of career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the problems solving area of career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. There is no significant difference in the total career competence of boys and girls students in higher secondary school. And there is no significant difference in the career maturity of boys and girls students in higher secondary school.
Pages: 249-253  |  9 Views  3 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Dr. Kalpana A Shinde. A comparative study of career maturity of boys and girls in higher secondary schools. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):249-253.
International Journal of Home Science