DECISION MAKING ABILITIES AMONG THE NSS VOLUNTEERS AT HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS


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Authors

  • KASHMIRI SAIKIA* and S. RAJALAKSHMI Dept. of Home Science Extension Education, School of Home Science, Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women, Coimbatore - 641 043

Keywords:

Decision making, Motivating factors, National Service Scheme, Volunteers

Abstract

The study was conducted in the month of March, 2020 with the purpose of assessing the
decision making abilities among the selected NSS volunteers before and after joining in the NSS
(National Service Scheme). A total of 300 NSS volunteers were drawn from Avinashilingam Institute
for Home Science and Higher Education for Women and Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU)
using proportional random sampling method. A well-structured questionnaire was developed to collect
data from the volunteers. The major findings of the study revealed that 85% of the volunteers were
female. 80% of the volunteers joined in the NSS because they were interested in community service,
and the selected NSS volunteers from both universities learned how to make sound decisions after
joining the NSS. Out of the 14 statements of decision making abilities, eight statements were found
significant at 1% level, one statement was found significant at 5% level (before and after joining in the
NSS), and lastly, five statements showed no significant difference in decision making potential before
and after joining in the NSS.

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Submitted

16-02-2023

Published

30-06-2022

How to Cite

KASHMIRI SAIKIA* and S. RAJALAKSHMI. (2022). DECISION MAKING ABILITIES AMONG THE NSS VOLUNTEERS AT HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS. The Journal of Research ANGRAU, 50(2), 97-105. https://epubs.icar.org.in/index.php/TJRA/article/view/133398

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