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JIAAP July 2022
Self-efficacy and Life satisfaction among Superannuated College Teachers
Nirmala B. Baliga and S.G. Jadhav
Retirement is the time of life when an individual permanently leave his work behind. It is the withdrawal from one’s position or active work life. The sudden changes in the life style bring some adjustment problems as well as physical and mental health problems in many of the retirees. The purpose of the present study is to assess the self-efficacy and life satisfaction of superannuated college teachers in early and late phases. The purposive sample consisted of 120 superannuated college teachers (60 in the early phase & 60 in the late phase) who have superannuated from affiliated colleges of Karnatak University, Dharwad and Rani channamma University, Belagavi of Karnataka State, India. The age of the sample ranged from 60 to 70 years. Schwarzer & Jerusalem’s General Self-efficacy scale and Diener‘s Satisfaction With Life Scale were administered to them. The Levene’s ‘F’ test for Equality of Variances and‘t’ test and Karl Pearson’s coefficient of correlation were applied for statistical analysis . Results revealed that there is no significant difference in self-efficacy and life satisfaction among early and late phases of retirement. There exists significant correlation between self-efficacy and life satisfaction.