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International Indexed &Referred Research Journal, May, 2012. ISSN- 0975-3486, RNI-RAJBIL 2009/30097;VoL.

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Research PaperEducation

A Comparative Study of Rural and Urban Senior Secondary School Students in Relation To Emotional Maturity
May, 2012 A B S T R A C T
The emotional aspect of maturity is the most important factor in the development of the comprehensive mature personality, especially for the gifted. This is the global factor of emotional maturity which is the strength to actualize individual abilities within the frame of social demands. Key Words: Emotion: Emotion may be defined as the stirred up condition of organism involving internal and external changes in body. Maturity: Maturity is the ability to stick with a project or a situation until it is finished Emotional Maturity: Emotional maturity is not only the effective determinant of personality pattern but also helps to control the growth of an adolescent's development.

* Dr. Rashee Singh

* Astt. Prof., M R College of Education, Faridabad

Introduction Emotions play a crucial role in contributing towards adjustment of the individual people who are emotionally mature, they can manage their feelings well and deal effectively with other people. Emotional maturity is an essential condition for the development of every individual and therefore, the sooner we achieve the sensitive balance between the components of the young child's self, the better we can prevent difficulties in his development Objectives Of The Study: 1. To find out the difference between rural and urban senior secondary school students in relation to emo tional maturity. 2. To find out the difference between male and fe male senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity. 3. To find out the difference between rural male and female senior secondary school students in rela tion to emotional maturity. 4. To find out the difference between urban male and female senior secondary school students in rela tion to emotional maturity. Hypotheses Of The Study: 1. There is no significant difference between rural and urban senior secondary school students in re lation to emotional maturity. 2. There is no significant difference between male and female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity. 3. There is no significant difference between rural male and female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity. 4. There is no significant difference between urban male and female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity.

Sample: The study has been confined to the 400 senior secondary school students studying in class XI and XII only of Gurgaon District, Haryana. Tool Used: Emotional Maturity Scale by Yashvir Singh (1977) was the tool used to gather data from the sample. Statistical Techniques: Mean and Standard Deviation Objective 1: To find out the difference between rural and urban senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity. Table 1.1
Emotional Group Maturity Rural Urban N 200 200 Mean 72.79 72.58 Std. Dev. t- Value 12.47 .174 12.19

Graph No. 1.1 Showing the Mean and S.D. of rural and urban senior secondary school students in relation to Emotional Maturity

Objective 2: To find out the difference between male and female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity.

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International Indexed &Referred Research Journal, May, 2012. ISSN- 0975-3486, RNI-RAJBIL 2009/30097;VoL.III *ISSUE-32 Table1.2 Table No. 1.4 Emotional Group N Mean Std. Dev t- Value Emotional Group N Mean Std. Dev t- Value Maturity Male 200 72.64 12.40 -.069 Maturity Urban male 100 72.14 12.35 .179 Female 200 72.73 12.26 Urban female 100 72.31 12.64

Graph No. 1.2 Showing the Mean and S.D. of male Graph No. 1.4 and female senior secondary school students in relaShowing the Mean and S.D. of urban male and urban tion to Emotional Maturity female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity

Objective 3: To find out the difference between rural male and rural female senior secondary school stuMajor Findings Of The Study: dents in relation to emotional maturity. 1. No significant difference was found between rural Table No. 1.3 and urban senior secondary school students in re Emotional Group N Mean Std. Dev t- Value Maturity Rural male 100 73.15 12.51 .181 lation to emotional maturity. Rural female 100 72.01 11.91 2. No significant difference was found between male and female senior secondary school students in re lation to emotional maturity. 3. No significant difference was found between rural male and rural female senior secondary school stu dents in relation to emotional maturity. 4. No significant difference was found between ur ban male and urban female senior secondary school students in relation to emotional maturity. Conclusions: The study showed that there are no major differences in the emotional maturity of senior secondary school students whether they belong to urban or rural areas and irrespective of gender differences. Suggestions: Graph No. 1.3 Showing the Mean and S.D. of rural male and rural 1.It can be carried out in relation to emotional intel ligence and a higher age group can be taken. female senior secondary school students in relation to 2.In the present study cross sections that have been emotional maturity investigated are male/female, rural urban. Many Objective 4: To find out the difference between urban other cross sectional comparisons of various other male and urban female senior secondary school stucategories of students like poor/ rich studying in dents in relation to emotional maturity. government/private schools may be carried out. R E F E R E N C E
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