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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(12), 1138-1143
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-12-2
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Adjustment of Secondary School Students with Respect to Gender and Residence

Joymalya Paramanik1, Birbal Saha1, and Bhim Chandra Mondal2

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, WB, India

2Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia, WB, India

Pub. Date: December 01, 2014

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Joymalya Paramanik, Birbal Saha and Bhim Chandra Mondal. Adjustment of Secondary School Students with Respect to Gender and Residence. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(12):1138-1143. doi: 10.12691/education-2-12-2


The present work aims at studying the adjustment ability among secondary school students in relation to gender and residence. The sample consists of 471 class X students with 234 boys and 237 girls which were drawn randomly from different schools of Purulia districts, WB. The investigators have constructed and validate an Adjustment Inventory (AI) for school students to collect the necessary data. The study revealed that there is no significant difference between adjustments of students residing either at urban or rural area. But on the other hand the mean adjustment score of girls is higher than those from boys which indicate that the girls are better adjusted as compared to their boys counterpart.

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