A comparative Study of Vocational Interest of Secondary Level Students

ANUP SINGH

Abstract


Vocational interest is the most enduring and compelling area of individual differences and the most popular means for characterizing, comparing and matching persons and environment. Through this research work, the researcher has tried to know and acknowledge the vocational interests of secondary students. In the present study, Vocational Interest Record (VIR) by Dr. S.P. Kulshrestha (1971), published by National Psychological Corporation, Agra is used. The data were analyzed with the help of ‘Mean’, ‘S.D.’ and ‘t-test’ to study the vocational interest of secondary students. The mean of the girls was a little more than the mean of the boys in some fields, so the girls were slightly more interested in literary, commercial, constructive, artistic, social and household fields. In case of scientific, executive, agriculture and persuasive fields, boys were slightly more interested than that of girls. The findings of study are likely to prove of immense importance to educational thinkers, teachers, psychologists, parents and others who are concerned with the sphere of education.


Keywords


Vocational Interest, Secondary level Students, Vocational Interest Record, Mean, Standard Deviation, t-test.

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