Vol. 3, Issue 2 (2018)
A comparative study of interest towards education between male and female higher secondary students of tribal dominated Gariyaband district of Chhattisgarh
Author(s): Rakesh Kumar Tiwari, Dr. Abdul Sattar
Abstract: The aim of the present study was to compare educational interest between male and female higher secondary students of tribal dominated Gariyaband district of Chhattisgarh. 500 male and 500 female higher secondary students from Gariyaband district of Chhattisgarh served as sample in the present study. The overall interest in education was assessed by Education Interest Record prepared by Kulshrestha (2007). The results reveal significant impact of gender on overall educational interest of higher secondary students. Female higher secondary students showed significantly more magnitude of interest towards education as compared to male higher secondary students. It was concluded that government policies of girl empowerment is working in creating awareness about role of education in their life.