A comparative study of backward caste boys and backward caste girls students in relation to intelligence and educational aspiration
The present study have focusing on the intelligence and educational aspiration level of backward caste boys and backward caste girls of Kamaun & Garhwal mandal of Uttrakhand. Education primary aims at changing the whole personality of the individual. The individual needs a change in his behavior in order to survive in given environmental conditions. Therefore education is must be for the society and has definite function to perform. Every citizen in our country has the right to be educated and it is obligatory on the part of the union as well as state to make necessary arrangement for this purpose. The lowest segment of this caste hierarchy has been treated as untouchable and they have been designated with many euphemism, the latest being the scheduled castes and they have been economically & educationally deprived and are the most backward section of the society. Sample consist of 500 (boys & girls of many school and inter college of Uttrakhand. Statistics mean, S.D. and ‘t’ test was used. Tools namely- 1. Mixed group test of intelligence verbal and non-verbal by P.N. Mehrotra, 2. Education Aspiration scale (EAS) by V.P. Sharma.