Life Skills among School Going Adolescents in Relation to Certain Personal Variables


  • Mandeep Kaur Department of Education and Community Service, Punjabi University, Patiala



Life Skills, School Going Adolescents, Personal Variables.


The present study aims to assess the life skills among school going adolescents in relation to gender, locale, parental education and parental occupation. The sample consisted of 200 school going adolescents studying in government and private schools of Patiala, Fatehgarh Sahib and Mansa districts of Punjab. Life skills scale (Sharma, 2003) and the background information sheets prepared by the investigator herself were used to collect the data. The findings revealed that female and rural school going adolescents possess more life skills than their counterparts. School going adolescents whose fathers and mothers are less educated possess significantly more life skills than their counterparts. School going adolescents who have business as parental occupation possess more life skills than their counterparts. Results of the study further revealed that school going adolescents whose mothers are non-working possess significantly more life skills than those with working mothers.


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Kaur, M. (2014). Life Skills among School Going Adolescents in Relation to Certain Personal Variables. MIER Journal of Educational Studies Trends and Practices, 4(2), 218–230.





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