The objectives of the present study are:
1. To locate the scientific talents.
2. To provide facilities to these talented individuals.
This study has studied subjects who were selected in 1964 and 1965 for the National Science Talent Search Award.
A questionnaire was developed by the researcher to collect data.
Descriptive research was used for the study.
Mean, S.D., ANOVA and F-value were employed for data analysis.
The findings of this study are as follows:
This study provides information about background factors, parental socio-economic background and values, health, physical condition and general state of well being, institutional climate and value orientation and mentor relationships of the talented. Further, the detailed description of findings have been presented in the different chapters of this study under headings like social description of the talented , family backgrounds, educational backgrounds, their health and physical condition and general well-being of the talented, institutional climate and mentor relationships as perceived by the talented, job description of the talented, values and beliefs, cognitive and affective everyday life experiences and preferences, life style and behaviour patterns, mature achievements and accomplishments of the talented.
This study will give an idea to what extent one can put faith in the procedures adopted for selection and nurturance of talent.
Keyword(s): National Science, Talent Scholars, etc.