The present study explored difference in the personality of adolescents from four different social classes of families (Class I, Class II, Class III, and Class IV) of G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand across their gender. Families falling under social class I of the university had parent(s) working as Professor and Associate Professor in the university; those falling under social class II had parent(s) working as Assistant Professor or equivalent and Doctor in the university; those falling under social class III had parent(s) working as Accountant, Supervisor, Lab Technician and Clerk in the university and those falling under social class IV had parent(s) working as Attendant, Driver, Peon, CRC laborer, Gardner and Sweeper. In the present study, forty adolescents were randomly selected from each social class of which 63 were girls and 97 boys making a total of 160 respondents. Respondents from each social class were split across gender to analyze difference in their personality. Adolescent personality was assessed using Multi-dimensional Assessment of Personality Questionnaire (Sanjay Vohra, 1993). The study revealed significant differences in adolescents‟ personality with gender under all social classes. Girls from all social classes were seen to have significantly higher guilt proneness, morality, tension, sensitivity, self-control, social warmth, academic achievement and mental health than their counterparts.
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