Variations in Specified Factors among State Agricultural Universities of Northern Region with Respect to Job Satisfaction an

Kiran Yadav and D.S. Dhillon


The scientific productivity is the resultant outcome of performance being influenced by personal antecedent variables and personal importance enjoyed by the employee the study was conducted in three purposively selected State Agricultural Universities of Northern region of India viz. Punjab Agricultural University; Ludhiana; Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology ; Pantnagar & Choudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University , Hisar; Haryana. The total sample comprised of 300 agricultural scientists. Mailed Questionnaire was used to collect the requisite data for this study. With regard to mean scores of job satisfaction in PAU and GBPUAT the opportunity for professional growth (4.76PAU , 4.52GBPUAT) and comforts of physical working conditions (place of work, transportation, light etc.) (4.57PAU , 4.23GBPUAT) showed differences at 1 per cent level of significance and feeling of accomplishment (4.53PAU , 4.32GBPUAT) differed at 5 per cent level of significance. The job performance of PAU respondents was positively correlated with their service experience at 5 per cent level of significance. Job performance with experience of the respondents of GBPUAT showed negative and non significant correlation whereas respondents of HAU reported positive and non-significant correlation in the same respect. The findings of the study imply that the agricultural scientists were most satisfied with the content of their job. All of the job motivator and hygiene characteristics were moderately or substantially related to overall job satisfaction

Keyword: Scientific productivity;

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