KENANAO NTSUAPE*, P. BALA HUSSAIN REDDY, S.V. PRASAD AND G. PRABHAKARA REDDY
Department of Agricultural Extension, S.V. Agricultural College, ANGRAU, Tirupati.
The study was conducted in two colleges of Acharya N.G. Ranga Agricultural University i.e. S.V. Agricultural College,
Tirupati, Chittoor district and Agricultural College, Mahanandi, Kurnool district. To study the perception of students towards learning environment a total 120 respondents were randomly selected and data was collected using a structured interview schedule. The findings of the study revealed that majority (56.70) of the respondents belonged to the age of 21 years, 50.80 per cent were of female students, 77.50 per cent showed an excellent academic performance, 47.50 per cent participated in only one extracurricular activity, 41.70 per cent belonged to Open category, parents of 50.80 per cent had no possession of immovable assets, owned 3 or 4 movable assets (58.30%), 79.20 per cent had medium total annual income, 45.00 per cent of students with medium level of academic interest, resided in college hostel (96.70%), got their financial assistance from parents (45.83%), practiced both poor and good learning style(35.00%) and had neutral attitude towards the university (45.00%). Under perception towards learning environment factors majority of students strongly agreed to the statements viz., Students Cohesiveness: “I make friendship among students in college”, Teacher Support: “Professors talk with me”, Involvement: “I am asked to explain how I solve problems”, Task Orientation: “I try to understand the work in this class” and Cooperation: “I cooperate with other students when doing assignment work”.
Perception, Students, Learning environment