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Original Research Article

Year: 2014 | Month: October | Volume: 1 | Issue: 2 | Pages: 20-25

Analytical Study on Relationship between Academic Performance and Awareness about Gandhian Philosophy among Undergraduate Students of Gandhigram Rural Institute

R. Anandarasu

Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Tamil University, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu, India.


The investigation of the study to find out the relationship between awareness about Gandhian thought and attitude towards Gandhian values, academic performance of the under graduate students in Gandhigram Rural Institute (GRI).The investigator adopted the following sampling procedure to select sample respondents at Gandhigram Rural Institute. The investigator selected undergraduate students because they were studying a separate course on Gandhian thought in second year. A scale to measure awareness of Gandhian thought and attitude towards Gandhian values was administered to a sample of 200 students. The sample consists of 200 students, 100 students from Arts and 100 students from science. Among the 50 are Boys and 50 are Girls. From the present study following conclusions were drawn, The Academic Performance has insignificant negligible negative relationship with Educational Awareness (in the sub groups of Science Boys, Girls) in Vocational Awareness (in the subgroup of Science Boys) in Social Awareness (in the subgroups of Science Boys, Science) in Rural Community Awareness (in the subgroup of Science Boys) in Attitude towards Gandhian Philosophy (in the subgroup of Science Boys).

Key words: Awareness, academic performance, attitude, Gandhian philosophy, undergraduate students.

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