IJSRP, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2013 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Dr. Jyoti Mankar , Dhanshree Chavan
Aptitude means a natural ability, natural skills or talent. A natural or acquitted disposition of capacity for a particular purpose, of tendency to a particular action or effect, as oil an aptitude to burn. The present study on , Assessment of Differential Aptitude of college going students, was under taken during 20011-2012. In this study the population of all the students enrolled in Shri Shivaji College, Akola were considered as a sample. Samples of 120 students from all the faculties were selected randomly. This is an exploratory study and the procedure of simple random sampling method was adopted for drawing the representative sample of 120 students from the population. DAT was administered in two sittings; all the eight tests were administered on various faculty students. Few personal characteristics shown a strong contribution in some aptitude areas where as the other characteristics failed to established correlation with some aptitude areas. Therefore it can be implied that there is a strong correlation of personal characteristics and aptitude of students. Faculty wise correlation seen very significant that is .54, .40, and .46 with verbal reasoning, numerical ability & speed and accuracy respectively. Fathers education & mothers education .25 & .21 established a reasonable correlation with Language Sentence ability of their children. Negative but significant correlation is found predominant in between Gender and certain the areas of Aptitude.