MATHEMATICAL ACHIEVEMENT AND CHOKING ON MATHEMATICAL PERFORMANCE IN
RELATION TO MATHEMATICAL ABILITY AND GENDER
Arun Kumar* Amrita Yadava ** & NovRattan Sharma**

*Project Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, Maharshi Dayananda University, Rohtak.
**Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Maharshi Dayananda University, Rohtak.


ABSTRACT

Research indicates that performance on mathematical tasks is affected by anxiety. The desire to perform in a situation, with a high degree of personally felt importance, creates performance pressure leading to performance decrement, which has been named as Choking i.e. performing more poorly than expected, given one's skill level. To study choking and gender differences in mathematical performance in secondary school students, a purposive sample of 300 students of class IX (boys & girls) was taken from private schools of Rohtak district. On the basis of their scores on Numerical sub test of Differential Aptitude Test, the students were divided into three mathematical ability groups (high ability group, n =183; medium ability, n=79; low ability group, n=56). The two gender groups comprised of 167 boys and 140 girls. The mathematical performance of the students was assessed on a multiple choice test (prepared by the investigator) in an anxiety producing situation (time pressure) and their mathematics achievement scores (marks in the previous terminal exam) were obtained from the office records. Analysis of group differences (one way ANOVA) and correlation (Pearson's Product moment) revealed that mathematical ability lead to significant differences in mathematical achievement (school examination) and performance under pressure (time pressure) and a moderate correlation was evinced between the three variables. No gender differences were observed in mathematical ability or achievement thereby refuting the gender stereotype of better mathematical performance in boys.

Key Words: Mathematical Ability, Gender, Mathematical Performance, Choking

RESILIENCE IN RELATION TO HOPE AND EMPATHY AMONG
THE SPOUSES OF PSYCHIATRIC PATIENTS
* Dr. Santhosh.K.R., **Anil Kumar.V.M.

Amma Psychological Research Centre for Differently Abled Children, Kavuvattom, Cherpulassery, Palakkad,
Kerala, India – 679503, Mob: 09400680860, email:santhoshisme@gmail.com
** Discipline of Psychology School of Social Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University
Regional Centre, Ernakulam Kerala, India.


ABSTRACT

The study analyzed the relationship of resilience to hope and empathy among the spouses (sample = 28 males and 28 females) of psychiatric patients. Resilience among the spouses was measured using Bharathiar University Resilience Scale, hope was measured using Domain Specific Hope Scale (Sympson, 1999), and empathy was measured using Emotional Empathy Questionnaire (Mehrabian & Epstein, 1971). Correlation analysis indicated a significant positive relationship between resilience and hope among the spouses. Stepwise regression analysis indicated "work domain" in the domain specific hope scale as a significant predictor of resilience and academics, romantic and family life domains significantly mediated these two factors. Finally, implications and recommendations are discussed.

Key Words:resilience, hope, empathy, spouses of psychiatric patients

THE INFLUENCE OF EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE ON DEPRESSION AMONG IT PROFESSIONALS
* Dr. T. Jothimani

* Asst. Prof., Dept. of Psychology, PSG College of Arts & Science, Coimbatore – 641 014, Tamil Nadu.
Email: jothi.psy@gmail.com


ABSTRACT

The individual with depression distort reality by harboring negative feelings about anything and everything and tend to take things too personally and believe that the future is bleak and dim. Emotional intelligence is the ability to perceive, express, understand and regulate emotions. Emotionally intelligent people can manage their emotions without being hijacked by overwhelming anger, anxiety and depression.
Aim: The present study is to determine the influence of emotional intelligence on depression and to find out the role of gender in depression and emotional intelligence among IT professionals.
Method: The sample {N = 725; men (n = 365), women (n = 360)} for the present study was collected from the various IT industries in Coimbatore. The subjects, men (n = 265) and women (n = 160), were recruited based on the inclusion and exclusion criteria and informed consent was obtained. After collecting the personal data, they were administered with Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and the subjects who scored e" 14 in the BDI men (n =50) and women (n = 50) were considered to have mild depression according to BDI norms. Further they have been assessed by using Emotional Competency Inventory (ECI) to assess the level of emotional intelligence. Results and Discussion: The analysis of the data revealed that the prevalence of depression, men (18. 87%) and women (31. 25%), is more in women than men. And also there is a significant difference (t = 3. 33; p< 0. 05) in the level of depression between men and women working in the IT sector indicated that women are more depressed than men. Further there is a significant difference (t = 1. 62; p<0. 05) was noted in the level of emotional intelligence between men and women indicated that the men are more emotionally intelligent than women. Conclusion: The men and women working in IT sector are having symptoms of depression; however, it is more prevalent among women than men. While comparing the men and women the level of depression is quite high in women than men. Further the men are more emotionally intelligent than women and it was evident that there is a significant influence of emotional intelligence on depression.

Key Words:Depression, Emotional Intelligence, Gender differences, IT Professionals

LIFE CENTERED CAREER EDUCATION FOR THE STUDENTS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION
IN THE SPECIAL SCHOOLS OF KARNATAKA STATE
* Vanitha. C, **Ramaa. S.

* Research Scholar, Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysore- 6, Karnataka, India.
Email id: vanileela.c@gmail.com Contact No. 09738270884
** Professor of Education, Regional Institute of Education (NCERT), Mysore- 6, Karnataka, India.


ABSTRACT

In the present study an attempt has been made to find out the subcompetencies of LCCE provided in the special schools for the students with mild mental retardation in Karnataka state. The study adopted exploratory method where 19 special schools were selected as sample. The data was collected using LCCE checklist for the students with mild MR, and analysed it qualitatively by calculating and computing percentage of number of special schools offering the services. In the study, it was found that the number of schools differ in providing training in the subcompetencies of LCCE for the students with mild MR in Karnataka state.

Key Words:Life Centered Education Mental retardation Special Schools

A STUDY ON ATTITUDE OF PARENTS TOWARDS THEIR INTELLECTUALLY CHALLENGED CHILDERN
Jagdish Buwade*

*Jagdish Buwade (Rehabilitation Psychologist) Dept. of Clinical Psychology, Thakur HariPrasad Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Handicapped (THPI), Vivekanand Nagar, Dilsukh Nagar Hyderabad, 500060.
Email id- jbuwade@gmail.com Mob No-9010225258


ABSTRACT

There is ample of research evidence which indicates that parents often are portrayed as exhibiting guilt, ambivalence, disappointment, frustration, anger, shame, and sorrow (Schild, 1971). This research study attempt to investigate the attitude of parents towards their intellectually challenged children. The Sample consists of 50 parents (either father or mother) having intellectually challenged children who were attending special School at Thakur Hari Prasad Institute of Research and Rehabilitation for the Mentally Handicapped, Hyderabad (AP)). Survey method, convenient sampling technique and Attitude of Parents Towards Their Intellectually Challenged Children tool was used for data collection. Data were analysed by using descriptive statistical techniques like mean, SD and t –test. The result shows that parents have positive attitude towards their intellectually challenged children. Further though there was no significant impact of gender on the attitudes of parent towards their intellectually challenged children but score indicates that mother showed more positive attitude compare to fathers.

Key Words:Attitude, Parents and Intellectually Challenged Children.

ROLE STRESS, EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND CONFLICT HANDLING STYLES AMONG MANAGERS
Monika*, S.K. Srivastava**

*Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Gurukul Kangari University Haridwar,
E mail: psychology.monika@gmail.com Contact no.9355725184, 9034175085.
** Professor and Head, Department of Psychology Gurukul Kangari University Haridwar,
E mail: sksrivastava1981@yahoo.com


ABSTRACT

Stress is considered as a psychological reaction and it also makes a person to feel tense or anxious. It comes up with lots of demands from the environment and due to these demands the person does not feel capable of coping with the demands. But it is a fact that all stressors are not intrinsically bad since moderate levels of stress can serve as stimulation. However, stress does become a problem when it leads to especially high levels of anxiety and tension. stress has become a serious concern for individuals and organizations. Our purpose for this study is to understand how role stress and emotional intelligence are co related with conflict handling styles. To the research purpose, a sample of 100 managerial level employees aged 28-35 were selected from OSRAM India Private Limited, Sonepat and Jindal Group, Hisar, Haryana. The sample consists of 50 men and 50 women. Objectives of the study is to understand interrelationship between role stresses, emotional intelligence and conflict resolution style among managerial level employees of private organization and find out the gender difference in managerial level employees of private organization on role stress, emotional intelligence and conflict resolution style. Findings of the study indicates that no significant difference was found in role stress, emotional intelligence and conflict handling style in consideration of men and women. Role stress, emotional intelligence and collaboration, accommodating and compromising style of conflict handling style were found negatively correlated. Role stress and its all the dimensions were highly correlated, supporting its construct validation and Role stress, competitive and avoiding styles were positively correlated.

Key Words:Role stress, Emotional Intelligence, Conflict Handling Style and Managerial Level

PROBLEM SOLVING ABILITY IN RELATION TO LOW BIRTH WEIGHT AMONG CHILDREN
*Dr. V. Sudhakar Babu, **Dr. K. Chandraiah

*Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
** Professor, Department of Psychology, email: chandraiah2002@yahoo.co.uk


ABSTRACT

Background: Researchers have presented a convincing body of evidence to indicate that unless children achieve minimal problem solving by about the age of six years, they have a high probability of being at risk throughout life (Katz & McClellan, 1997). Long-term risks of early challenging behavior include delinquency and conduct disorders in childhood and adolescence and social and emotional difficulties in adulthood including substance abuse and psychiatric illness (Campbell, 1995; Huffman, Mehlinger, & Kerivan, 2000; Kupersmidt & Coie, 1990; Vitaro, Tremblay, Gagnon, & Pelletier, 1994).
Objective: major objective of the study is to examine whether children with low birth weight experience poor problem solving than other children. The study also planned to study whether birth order and nature of birth will influence on problem solving among children.
Method: The problem solving (teacher rating) scale along with personal details of students were given to the concern teachers and requested them to rate their students problem solving.
Sample: the sample for the present study is consisted of 208 students studying 10th standard in Tirupati City of Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.
Results: there is a significant impact of birth weight on problem solving and nature of birth. but there is no significant impact of birth order on problem solving. The students with low birth weight have obtained lower level of problem solving when compared to the children with normal and above normal weight. It is also noted that the normally born children have better problem solving than the cesarean born children. Further, it is also noticed that there are no significant difference on problem solving among children with birth order.

Key Words:Problem solving birth order birth weight cesarean birth

PSYCHOLOGICAL DISTRESS AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV/AIDS
*Pooja Pandey & **Archana Shukla

* Project Officer, Capacity Building, Saksham – The Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria. Round -7, HIV/AIDS Counselling Component, Department of Psychology, Lucknow University, Lucknow-226007, INDIA.
E mail: poojapandey09@gmail.com
**Professor, Psychology Department, Lucknow University, Lucknow – 226007 or to email: archana1942@sify.com


ABSTRACT

The present study used GHQ-12 to assess psychological distress of a small sample of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) drawn from two low prevalence States of India. Respondents’ GHQ scores were variously analyzed to explore gender differences in psychological distress. The data from the present study were then compared with secondary data obtained from two other published studies to examine extent of psychological distress in various clinical and nonclinical groups. Together these analyses revealed that female PLHA experience greater overall psychological distress than male PLHA, male PLHA are more distressed on account of their inability of handling problems of daily living while female PLHA are more distressed because of worrying, and that PLHA as a group experience considerably greater distress than either cancer patients, patients in palliative care, unemployed males and females and also school leavers. The present study highlights how in addition to the medical intervention there is also an intense urgent need for social and cognitive skills training to PLHA to facilitate them in handling their distress by rational thinking, worry control and planned positive living.

Key Words:Psychological distress, people living with HIV, cancer

PERSONALITY FACTORS OF DELINQUENTS AND NON-DELINQUENTS
*Varsha Saxena and **Bhupinder Singh

*Research Scholar, Department of Psychology, Barkatullah university, Bhopal
**Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Barkatullah university, Bhopal


ABSTRACT

The present study compared the personality profile of delinquents and non-delinquents. The study was carried out on a sample of 200 respondents. The High School Personality Questionnaire developed by S.D. Kapoor, S.S. Srivastava and G.N.P Srivastava (1980) was used to assess the personality profiles of the two groups. The results revealed that the two groups significantly differed on factors C i.e. Emotional Stability, F i.e. Cheerfulness, I i.e. Sensitivity, J i.e. Withdrawal, Q2 i.e. Self-sufficient and Q4 i.e. Tension. It was concluded that delinquents tend to be emotionally less stable, tough minded, lively, self-sufficient, full of passion or zestfulness and tense than the non-delinquents.

Key Words: Delinquency, Non- delinquency, Personality

"WE'RE ALL AGEING - HOW TERRIBLE": THE REALITIES OF 'ACTIVE AGEING'
*Sisodia Devendra Singh

*Head, Department of Psychology, B N Girls College, MLSUniversity, Udaipur, Email: dr.sisodia@yahoo.com

ABSTRACT

Ageing society is as inevitable as the ageing individual, and rather than try to put it off, the earlier we adapt to it the better. Active aging reflects the desire and ability of many seniors to remain engaged in economically and socially productive activities."We're all ageing-how terrible". We should celebrate the fact of ageing. It is an absolute triumph of modern society. The objective of the study was to see the effect of Ageing and Psychophysical Disorders on Emotional maturity. The total sample of 90 male respondents was selected from urban and rural areas of Rajasthan by purposive random sampling. The respondents were divided into two groups ,early old age i.e. age group of 60-70 years and advanced old age i.e. age group of 70-80 years. Sample was also distributed into three groups, each consisting of 30 respondents, on the basis of Psycho physical disorders. First group was of "Heart Disease"; next group suffering from "Hypertension". Third suffering from "Migraine" constituted the last group. In the present research, Emotional Maturity Scale developed by Dr.Yashvir Singh and Dr. Mahesh Bhargava was used. The results indicate that old age persons from both the age groups are emotionally unstable. Early old age persons suffering from hypertension are comparatively less emotionally unstable as compared to the advanced old age persons Early old age persons suffering from migraine showed higher degree of emotional immaturity as compared to the advance old aged.

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OCCUPATIONAL STRESS AMONG POLICE OFFICERS
Jitender Reddy* and G. Babu Rao**

*Research Scholar ** Professor of psychology, Department of Psychology, S.V.University, Tirupati, AP,India,
Email: profbaburao@gmail.com


ABSTRACT

Background: Police job stress is believed to be one of the most stressful jobs and the officers are under the risk of psychosocial work stress. Police work stress can adversely impact the delivery of effective law enforcement, as well as pose a threat to the safety of police officers, their coworkers, their family and friends, and the general public” (Gershon, 1999:1). objective: the study is aimed at investigating the level of occupational stress and coping among police officers working as sub-inspectors, circle inspectors and Deputy superintendent of police.
Sample: sample for the present study consisted of 300 police officers (sub-inspectors, circle inspectors and Deputy Superintendent of Police).
Materials:
Occupational stress Indicator (OSI) and Coping Resource scale developed by Samuel was used to measure the level of Occupational stress and coping resources of the sample.
Findings: There are significant differences among police officers in the experience of occupational stress and sub-inspectors found to have more occupational stress and poor coping resources when compared to other two groups.

Key Words: police  officers focal non-focal stress  

ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE ON GRATITUDE
* Abdul Latheef K.A

*Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia, Jamia Nagar, New Delhi-110025. E-mail: latheef8866@gmail.com

ABSTRACT

Gratitude has become a focus of mainstream psychological research with the emergence of positive psychology. There have earnest interest among social scientists in people who are with practicing religious principles and spiritual lives. Because the roots of gratitude can be seen in many of the world's religious traditions like Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, and especially in Islam. The Islamic way is in sharp contrast to the current trends. Our Creator knows best the make-up of the human psyche. There are two primary sources in Islam. The Quran and ahadith of prophet (PBUH). Islam encourages two types of gratitude one is gratitude to God, second is gratitude to creatures. In the Quran the God says: "Then remember me; I will remember you. Be grateful to Me, and do not reject Me" (The Quran 2:152). Usamah bin Zaid (may Allah be pleased with him) reported: the messenger of Allah (PBUH) said, "he who is favoured by another and says to his benefactor: "Jazak-Allah Khairan" (May Allah reward you well)indeed praised (the benefactor) satisfactorily"(At-Tirmidhi 2035). Present paper has discussed that psychologists have taken into account gratitude toward other people and they have neglected gratitude toward Almighty Allah, whereas Islam encourage both.

Key Words: Gratitude, Wellbeing, Spiritual lives, Islam, Positive Psychology

THE CONCEPT OF KNOWLEDGE IN INDIAN PHILOSOPHY WIH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO NYAYA
*Chandraiah. M

*Assistatnt Professor, Dept. of Philosophy, S.V. University, Tirupati - 517 502

ABSTRACT

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IMPACT OF RELIGION, SOCIAL CLASS, INCOME AND TYPE OF FAMILY ON THE PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING OF ADULTS
Dr. P. Ramachandraiah*, Dr. S. Bhaskar Naidu**

* Post Doctoral Fellow, Dept. of Psychology, S.V.University, Tirupati.
** Professor of Clinical Psychology, Rashini Conseling Center, 326, Second line to grand Kakatiya Hotel, Begampeta, Hyderabad


ABSTRACT

A study was carried out on 120 adults to assess the impact of religion, social class, income and type of family on their psychological well-being. "Psychological well-being" questionnaire designed by Sudha Bhogle and Indira Jai Prakash (1995) was administered to assess the psychological well-being of Adults. The findings revealed that religion, social class, income and type of family have significant impact on the psychological well-being of Adults.

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COMPARATIVE RELIGION – GANDHIJI'S APPROACH
* Dr. B.C. OBULA REDDY

* Assistant Professor, S.V.U. College of Arts, Tirupati – 517 502.

ABSTRACT

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SCHOLASTIC ACHIEVEMENT IN RELATION TO NCC TRAINING, PARENT'S EDUCATION,
INCOME AND OCCUPATION AMONG HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS
Harikrishna Pakanati **, Chandraiah Kotta *

** Research Scholar, * Professor, Dept of psychology, S.V. University, Tirupati-517502, India,
E.mail:pakanati_hari@yahoo.com


ABSTRACT

Background: direct or  indirect relationships between extracurricular activities and achievement, they are consistently positive (Brown & Steinberg, 1991; Cooper et al., 1999; Gerber, 1996; Tashman, 1998). Furthermore, Camp (1990) reported that the indirect effect of extracurricular participation was more than twice as effective as more traditional, direct academic interventions (e.g. academic skills training) at improving academic performance.
Objective: The present study was aimed at investigating  Effect of NCC training, parent’s education, income, occupation on the scholastic achievement of high school pupils. 
Sample: A sample of 200 NCC (before training) cadets who are studying 8th standard (during enrollment) and 200 NCC cadets  who have completed  and studying 9th standard ( after 2 years of NCC training) were selected randomly. In the present study the independent variables are NCC training (before and after) parent’s education, income and occupation. The dependent variable is scholastic achievement (annual exam scores).
Results:  Results show that NCC training, parent’s education, income and occupation have contributed significantly on  scholastic achievement than their counter parts. The NCC cadets who have completed 2 years of training, cadets whose parents have minimum of intermediate level of education with the income of 1 lakh and employed in government and doing business have obtained more mean score than their counter parts.

Key Words: Scholastic Achievement Income Education Occupation High School Pupil

NON PHARMACOLOGICAL MANAGEMENT OF INSOMNIA
Shams Akbar*

*Ph.D. Scholar, Department of Geriatric Mental Health, King George's Medical University, Lucknow, India

ABSTRACT

One single activity where maximum time is spent by human beings is sleep. Infants sleep for more that 18 hrs a day which decreases as the age progresses to 6-7 hrs in old age. In spite of all that, the actual function, sleep sub-serves is poorly understood. It is supposed to be protective, restorative and helps conserve energy. Almost 50% of the patients attending out- patient clinic complain of insomnia which may be primary or symptomatic (secondary to some other illness, physical or psychological). Insomnia may result in a number of devastating consequences. Treatment of insomnia consists in treating the underlying disorder along with use of behavioral techniques to keep the hyper-arousal state insomnia brings in. Various behavioral techniques with underlying philosophy and their goals are discussed.
Human beings pass one third of their life span in sleep. The attitude of public towards sleep ranges from an enjoyable and desirable state to a waste of time. The latter view is often shared by physicians. (Harvey 2001)
There is trend in so called elite and entrepreneurs to spend as much time awake as possible at the expense of losing sleep and believing one of the following: that there are no consequences, or consequences are negligible or tolerable, or what is borrowed can be paid back at later date e.g. week end. With advent of more and more reasons to stay awake, many of us are drawn in to sleep deprivation. Children are sleeping less now a days in western countries. (Iglowstein  et al (2003). Treatment for sleep deprivation is to simply get more sleep. (Dogramji & Dogmramji 2007)
But insomnia is not the same as sleep deprivation. It is the inability to sleep even when given ample opportunity to do so (National Institute of health2005).Patients having insomnia may have difficulty in initiating sleep (50%), difficulty maintaining sleep (50%) or experiencing non-restorative sleep (75%). (Ankoli-Israel& Roth 1999). Patients generally have mixture of these patterns. Based on duration of symptoms, insomnia is classified as transient, short term or chronic. (Dogramji 2003). Transient insomnia occurs for a period of few nights, short term insomnia lasts up to 4 weeks. Chronic insomnia is highly prevalent and affects approx. 10 to 20 % of general population. (Ford 1989; Ohayon 1998)

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HOME ADJUSTMENT, PARENTAL EDUCATION AND INCOME AS PREDICTORS OF ACADEMIC
ACHIEVEMENT AMONG SOCIALLY DISADVANTAGED ADOLESCENTS.
*Krishna Rao Gangolu ** Dr. G. Sampathreddy ***Prof. Chandraiah Kotta

*Research Scholar of Psychology, Email:krishnapsy123@gmail.com.
** Teaching assistance, department of psychology, kakathiya university, warangalu, A.P.
***Professor of Psychology, Department of psychology, S.V.University, Tirupati-2,


ABSTRACT

Background: Generally adolescence period  is believed to be a period of great stress and storm as rapid physical as well as mental changes occur during this period. Every cultural group has   expectations of an individual according to their developmental stage. a large number of young adolescents are showing the symptoms of home adjustment problems. Such adjustment problems among adolescents who experience difficulties in educational and cultural a disadvantaged status and experience school adjustment problems. The individual experiences an upsurge of psychological changes, emotional upheavals and behavioral deviations.
Objectives: 1. to assess the influence of home adjustment on academic achievement of respondents. 2. To study the contribution parental education, income on academic achievement of respondents.
Methods: The researcher has visited 10 junior colleges and met the principals with written permission to participate the socially disadvantaged and socially advantaged students. Lists of students were obtained and the students are belongs SC/ ST and others were chosen for the present study.
Results: the study reveals that there is no significant impact of home adjustment on academic achievement. The study reveals that there is a significant contribution of parental education on academic achievement but there is no significant contribution parental income.
Chief findings: the socially advantaged and disadvantaged students did not differ significantly with regard to their academic achievement. The home adjustment did not influence significantly on academic achievement of the students. However there is a significant difference among different parental education groups with regard to their academic achievement. The student whose parental education is graduation has obtained better academic achievement than the students whose parental education is upto 10th class. There is a significant impact of parental income on academic achievement. The students whose parental annual income is ranging from Rs. 1, 00000 to 300000 found to be similar in their academic achievement.

Key Words: Home adjustment education income academic achievement socially disadvantaged adolescents

ENVIRONMENTAL AWARENESS AMONG PROFESSIONAL COLLEGE STUDENTS
Dr. D. Chayendra Kumar

*Academic Consultant, Department of Psychology, Yogi Vemana University,KADAPA

ABSTRACT

The present study aims to investigate the environmental awareness among Professional college students studying in Tirupati, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The Sample included 200 Professional college students, out of which 100 Medical and 100 Engineering college students selected by stratified random sampling technique. For obtaining the data Environmental Awareness Test by Dr Mrs Haseen Taj was used. The findings of the study suggest that (Professional Male Medical college students have better understanding and Environmental Awareness than their counter parts of Female Professional Engineering college students )Male Medical Profession college students are having better understanding and awareness regarding environmental awareness than Female Medical Profession college students and the male Engineering college students having better environmental awareness than the female Engineering college student where as Medical Professional college students have higher awareness score than the Engineering Professional college Students.

Key Words:Environmental awareness, Medical Engineering students.