Avijit Bera, Lalkrishna Khanra
Abstract: A comprehensive study on the effects of parental education on students intrinsic motivation in education in higher secondary level. Parents are parameterized in two category, mainly graduate and non graduate. On the basis of intrinsic motivation inventory the study is carried on the students of three Bengali medium school of Contai sub- division, East Medinipur, West Bengal. Seven different null hypothesis are tested in statistical method. It is found that five null hypothesis are accepted, and two null hypothesis is rejected. Importance of parental education on the intrinsic motivation of students in education is reflected very necessary. It is also found that very high and very low parental education has adverse effect on students intrinsic motivation in education.
Keywords: Intrinsic motivation, parental education, reflection, higher secondary education, intrinsic motivation inventory