Intelligence is the general capacity of an individual or a mental energy of an individual, which enables him to adjust effectively in the environment and deal with novel situations of life. It is an organization comprising of the abilities of readiness, correctness and of understanding complicated and abstract things. It is an inborn natural power that makes a man capable of overcoming difficulties and problems of life. The present study investigated the intelligence of secondary school students in Lakhimpur district of Assam. This study is conducted on a sample of 500 Students comprised of 250 boys and 250 girls selected randomly from 16 Government and Private secondary schools of Sonitpur district of Assam. The descriptive survey method is used for data collection using group test of mental ability was constructed and standardized by Dr. S. Jalota. The findings of the study reported that there was not any significant difference in intelligence of government and private school students; no significant difference in the intelligence of school boys and girls; and there is no significant difference between in the intelligence of rural and urban secondary school students of Lakhimpur District of Assam.
Prof. Dr. Bilal BİLGİN