Level Of Aspiration And Preparedness Of Individual Human Capital Among UG Students Of Chennai City – An Empirical Study

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Ms. R. Saisudha , Dr. A. G. Vijayanarayanan , Dr. P. Jagadeesan


The Individual Human Capital formation is one of the main parameters in improving the economy of the Country. It is important for the country to have a good health care system, robust workforce and better education System. This paper deals with the aspiration and preparedness of the UG pursuing Students of Chennai city leading to Individual Human Capital Formation. A well-designed questionnaire including Demographic Profiles, Aspiration level and Preparedness level of the UG Students has been prepared and circulated to 230 students, of which 220 responses have been selected for the study and remaining were defective. Percentage analysis, Factor analysis, Paired sample t test and multiple regression techniques have been applied to determine the objectives using SPSS 23 software. The study shows that the most important aspiration is the Personal Growth Aspiration (PGA) followed by Career Growth Aspiration (CGA) and Professional Growth Aspiration (PrGA). Though the aspirations and preparedness are higher, there has been a significant difference levels in aspirations and preparedness. Career Growth Aspirations (CGA) significantly influences the overall preparedness level of the students leading to higher Individual Human Capital Formation.

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