• P-ISSN 2277 - 5366 E-ISSN 2277 - 5374

Indian Journal of Education and Information Management


Indian Journal of Education and Information Management

Year: 2014, Volume: 3, Issue: 2, Pages: 1-9

Original Article

Guidance and Counseling for Science Students: a Need Assessment

Received Date:02 February 2014, Accepted Date:02 February 2014, Published Date:02 February 2014


Human beings have always been in search for seeking guidance to solve the problems of their lives. The study was intended to find out the need assessment regarding guidance and counseling for science students at secondary level. This study signifies the need of guidance and counseling for the students according to their mental capabilities. Population of the study was the science students, their parents and science teachers at government secondary and higher secondary schools. Nine hundred students, their parents and ninety teachers were taken randomly as sample of the study. Three questionnaires were used as research instrument for the collection of data from the students, their parents and teachers. Data was arranged, tabulated and then analyzed by applying appropriate statistical tools. The results of the study revealed that there was no guidance and counseling program at the secondary level in schools for science students regarding their educational as well as personal problems.


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