International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 7, Issue 11, November 2017 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]

Entrepreneurial intentions amongundergraduate students in university of Jaffna
      Mr. LogendranMayuran
Abstract: This research aimed at studying the entrepreneur intention among undergraduates in university of Jaffna. The study was built on psychological model based on Ajzen’s theory of plannedbehavior to identify the factors influencing the entrepreneurialintention of these students. The study analyzed the factorscontributing towards entrepreneurial intention among University of Jaffna students. Attitudinal, educational and behavioral factors have been taken as characteristic of entrepreneurs. Data were collected throughquestionnaires obtained from 534 students of four differentfaculties in University of Jaffna. The studyutilized correlation and regression statistics to analyze the data.The findings showed a significant positive relationship between attitudinalfactor(r=0.535), behavioral factor (r=0.624) and educationalsupport(r=0.52.4) towards entrepreneurial intention. From the linear regression analysis, can be concluded that entrepreneurial characteristics contributed 46.5% towards entrepreneurial intention among undergraduates at University of Jaffna.The result of the study hasvaluable implications for policy makers in Higher Education Division,university administrators, educators and Government.

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Mr. LogendranMayuran (2017); Entrepreneurial intentions amongundergraduate students in university of Jaffna; Int J Sci Res Publ 7(11) (ISSN: 2250-3153).
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