International Journal of Education and Psychological Research

(Print and Online Peer Reviewed Journal)

Print - ISSN: 2349 - 0853
e - ISSN: 2279 - 0179


(December 2016)

Religiosity among Higher Secondary School Teachers in Keral

Authors: [1] Dr. B. Tamilselvi [2] Sindhu. B

Pages: 61-64


Everybody who belongs to a religion thinks that his or her religion is the greatest, scientific etc. The relationship between the level of religiosity and the level of education has been a philosophical, as well as scientific and political concern. Religion is a constitutional necessity for man and plays a role mightier than anything else in one’s life. Religion is a motivational force, a purpose of life, means and prosperity and has important place in an individual, society as well as in education. The present study made an attempt to study the religiosity of higher secondary school teachers by taking a sample of 200 teachers. The present study is to find out the difference between religiosity of higher secondary male and female teachers, Christian and Hindu teachers and Science and language teachers in Pathanamthitta, Kollam and Alapuzha districts in Kerala. The results reveal that the religiosity differed significantly between those groups classified in terms of gender and religious beliefs. But the difference is not significant between teachers of different subject of specialization.