World Journal of Educational Research
Vol. 3, No. 6, July 2016
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Authors: Ajay Kumar Attri, Neelam
This study investigated the career maturity of senior secondary students as related to their self-esteem. The study employed a descriptive research design. The population for the study consisted of all government and private senior secondary school students of Himachal Pradesh. The sample for the study comprised 1000 students of standard XI selected using multistage sampling technique. The findings of study revealed that senior secondary students having positive and negative self-esteem differed significantly in their attitude towards career, self-appraisal, occupational information, goal selection, problem-solving dimensions and also on their overall career maturity. Further, senior secondary students having positive self-esteem were higher on these dimensions of career maturity as compare to their counterparts. No significance difference was found on career planning dimension of career maturity with respect to their self esteem.
Key Words: career maturity, self esteem, senior secondary school students
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