Construct Validation of Grit

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Sunil Kumar, Manju


Grit is understood as trait-level perseverance and passion for long-term goals. This is very influential trait in getting success in life thatencompasses two dimensions: Consistency of Interest and Perseverance of Effort. Previous studies have also found that grit is conceptual by related with resilience, hardiness and conscientiousness. It is necessary to validate the concept of grit and study its factor structure across diverse cultures. The present research aimed to explore the construct validation of Grit in Indian context.  The sample comprised of 150 adult participants (aged 18–40 years). The Grit Scale, Resilience Scale, Hardiness Scale and NEO Conscientiousness subscaleswere administered on all the respondents and scored as per the instructions given in manual. The data had been analyzed using appropriate statistical analysis.

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