Social Maturity with Repect of Gender and Subject of Study Among B.ED Student Teachers

  • G Baskaran Ph.D Scholar, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. Assistant t Professor, Dhanalakshmi Srinivasan College of Education, Perambalur
  • K Anandan Professor and Head, Department of Education CDE, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli


The research study was taken to investigate the Social maturity of B. Ed Student teachers. The sample of 150 B. Ed Student Teachers from Perambalur District was selected by adopting Random sampling technique giving representation to type of B.Ed colleges and streams. B Ed student teacher’s social maturity was obtained with the help of social maturity scale developed by Nalini Rao. Specific objectives formulated were: 1. To assess the level of Social Maturity of the B. Ed student teachers. 2. To study the Significant difference between Male and Female B. Ed student teachers with respect to their Social Maturity. 3. To study the Significant difference between Arts and Science stream B.Ed student teachers with respect to their Social Maturity. The descriptive survey method was adopted for the study. The data, which was obtained from that survey, was analyzed using percentage analysis, t-test. Findings of the study were as follow. A majority (45%) of the B. Ed student teachers in Perambalur District was found to possess average level of Social Maturity and (26 %) were found to possess low level of Social Maturity, Only (29 %) of the B. Ed students possess high level Social Maturity. It is also found that the female student teachers have High Social Maturity than their male counterparts and no significant difference was found between Arts and science B. Ed student teachers in their Social Maturity.

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Baskaran, G., & Anandan, K. (2017). Social Maturity with Repect of Gender and Subject of Study Among B.ED Student Teachers. Shanlax International Journal of Education, 5(3), 11-15. Retrieved from