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Vol. 10, Special Issue 11 (2021)

Internet utilization pattern of post graduate students

Author(s):
MC Ahire, Chavai AM and Sinare SB
Abstract:
Every sphere of the mankind has been touched by internet technologies. The present research study was conducted at Post Graduate Institute Mahatma Phule Agricultural University, Rahuri District Ahmednagar of Maharashtra, India with an objective to analyze the internet utilization pattern of students for academic work with a sample size of 160 post graduate students from M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees as a respondents. The data were collected stabilized, analyzed and results presented by using statistical tools with ex-post facto research design of social sciences. Majority of the post graduate students (90.00%) accessed Internet services at hostel among them, 84.37 per cent of the respondents preferred night time to access Internet services, more than half of the respondents used the Internet daily among them about 64.37 per cent of the respondents used Internet services more than one hour per day, all the respondents (100.00%) used Google and 63.75 per cent respondents used Google scholar search engines, All the respondents (100.00%) use internet for preparation of seminar and for online payment for academic work, about 79.37 per cent respondents used social media to share research related information, majority of the respondents used internet to prepare midterm/semester end examinations, nearly two third of the respondents (66.25%) were aware about ICAR website, ICAR Agricultural Education Portal, more than three fifth of the respondents (63.12%) used internet for discipline related exams, majority of the respondents (80.62%) used Krishikosh, e-thesis repositories for their research work, majority of the respondents (88.12%) used whatsapp as social media, more than half of the respondents (54.37%) rated Internet as an excellent source for various purposes.
Pages: 3013-3015  |  354 Views  92 Downloads
How to cite this article:
MC Ahire, Chavai AM and Sinare SB. Internet utilization pattern of post graduate students. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(11S): 3013-3015.

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