Career Ability Placement Survey for High School Students

  • K Priyanga PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
  • M Nancy Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, PSG College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Keywords: Careerability, high school students, males and females


Background: A job is undertaken for a particular period of an individual’s life and with chances for progress. The constructive way to know about the individual’s inner strength. Career ability for high school students is essential to identify their capabilities in different career choices and choose the appropriate one, which helps in reaching great heights. Career ability placement survey helps in identifying the propensity of the students using seven different potentialities which would help in performing better based on their abilities, which would minimise the failures.
Aim: The present study aimed is to find out career abilities among the high school students and plan for their future.
Methods: Career ability placement survey was developed by Lila Knapp, Robert R Knapp, and Lisa Knapp –Lee. This questionnaire is used to assess the career abilities of individuals using seven different dimensions. The scale was administered to 55 high school students based on stratified random sampling.
Results: No significant difference between the career abilities among males and females.
Conclusion: Both males and females have the expertise in spatial relations were they can visualise in three dimensions and can perform well in jobs related in spatial intelligence, and both have the least capacity in language usage where they cannot deliver well in careers related to oral and written communication.

How to Cite
Priyanga, K., & Nancy, M. (2019). Career Ability Placement Survey for High School Students. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 7(3), 26-33.