SCIENTIFIC APTITUDE AMONG COLLEGE STUDENTS OF HIMACHAL PRADESH By Sangeeta Kumari Barwal

Abstract

The study was undertaken with the major objectives as to compare the scientific aptitude of college students of Himachal Pradesh which was conducted on a sample of 150 college students from different college students of Mandi and Hamirpur districts of Himachal Pradesh.

The findings of the studies are the science vs arts and science vs commerce college students differed significantly on their scientific aptitude whereas the rural vs urban, rural boys vs urban boys, rural girls vs urban girls and arts vs commerce college students did not differ significantly. From the present study, it is concluded that special emphasis needs to be given on the development of scientific aptitude.

Keywords: Scientific Aptitude, College students, Stream and locality.