Dr. Vinita Kumari Sinha
Abstract: The aim of the present study was to know the impact of Gender and Socio-economic status (SES) on psychological hardiness of tribal college students. The random sampling method was used in this study. A sample of 200 tribal college students (100 male, 100 female) from 2 different SES (Low and High) were randomly selected from the various colleges of Ranchi District. Hardiness Scale developed by A. K. Singh used to measure psychological hardiness. The data were analyzed using t-test. The result showed that there is significant gender difference on psychological hardiness among college students. The results showed no significant difference between mean scores of High and Low SES adolescents on the variable psychological hardiness.
Keywords: Psychological Hardiness, Tribal, Gender and Socio-economic status