Family is the basic primary group and the natural matrix of personality. Family environment plays very subjective role in the society but how those concepts are taking crisis in the present society. The family environment is very important for child’s mental and physical development. In the educational scenario the study on family environment, will have the mixture of general and specific types is found to be the part of individual students personality make up. It is necessary to understand the higher secondary school students, family environment. This study is significant to understand the family environment of higher secondary school students. The sample consists of 300 higher secondary students. Family Environment was standardized by Dr. Harpreet Bhatia and Dr. N. K. Chandha (1993). Survey method was employed to describe and interpret what exists at present. The findings reveal that higher secondary students differ in their family environment based on gender, type of family and locale; did not differ based on their group of study and medium of instruction.
Keywords: Family environment, Higher secondary students.