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This study examined the relationship between Job Satisfaction of Higher Secondary School teachers in relation to their job Involvement in Tiruvallur District. This study adopted normative survey method of research participants were 200 Higher Secondary School Teachers randomly selected from various schools Tiruvallur District. The Research Instruments used for data collection was the job satisfaction and job involvement was constructed by the investigator, tested at 0.05 and 0.01 level of significance. The findings indicated that there is a Positive significant relation between the Job satisfaction and Job involvement of higher secondary School Teachers. This study revealed that there were no significant differences in job satisfaction in relation to educational qualifications, it is concluded that there is a significant association between the mean scores of overall Job Satisfaction with respect to gender.


Job Satisfaction, Job Involvement, Educational Qualifications, Gender, Sampling, Survey Random Technique.

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