International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


ISSN: 2456-0421

Vol. 2, Issue 4 (2017)

Study to assess the occupational aspiration of higher secondary girls

Author(s): Trapti Pal
Abstract: The professional aspiration of the individual at adolescent age has a sure effect on selection of occupation at their later years. Career decisions are generally made at secondary school stage. A descriptive study was conducted to assess the occupational aspiration of higher secondary girls studying in urban selected government school of Indore district. The objective are: to assess the occupational aspiration of higher secondary girls studying in urban government school of Indore district, and to find out association between the professional aspirations of higher secondary girls with their selected socio –demographic variables. A non-experimental descriptive research design was used. Research was done on 10 higher secondary girls were selected from govt school, Indore by using non probability convenient sampling technique, which allowed the researcher to select the participants who are willing to participate and present during the period of data collection. Data was collected by using structured questionnaire and occupational desire of higher secondary school girls were assessed by standardized occupational aspiration scale. Data were analyzed by using descriptive and inferential statistics. This study revealed that, 09 (90%) of higher secondary girls had adequate level of knowledge and 01 (10%) had moderate level of knowledge regarding assessment of occupational aspiration. Mean score of occupational aspiration of govt higher secondary school was 52.5 (S.D.≥3.845). This value indicates that girls of govt higher secondary school were having adequate level of occupational aspiration.
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