Occupational self-efficacy of women in Kashmir valley
The present study was to access the occupational efficacy among women`s. A sample of 245 women was drawn randomly from various professions from Kashmir Valley to assess their Occupational Self-Efficacy and Job Satisfaction. Information Blank I and Information Blank II were development to collect the year wise classified data regarding the enrolment of women in higher education and year wise information regarding the professional status of women in various professions. Occupational Self-Efficacy scale developed by Sanjaypot Pethe, Sushma Chowdari and Uppindar Dhar (OSES) (2006) consisting 19 items and measuring occupational efficacy through six, dimensions Confidence, Command Positive Attitude, Adaptability, Personal Effectiveness and Individuality was administered to assess the Occupational Efficacy. The study revealed that professional female have higher level of confidence, command, personal effectiveness and positive attitude, it shows that female lawyers have dependence on their abilities, control over the situations, have more inclination towards the continuous development and ability to evaluate optimistically.