Muhammad Iltimas Khan
The present research examines how the presence of students’ psychological grit can boost up hope, meaning in life, and subjective happiness of 475 undergraduate students. To test this model, students’ grit is used as predictor of presence of hope, meaning in life, and subjective happiness. Student’s grit influences the passion and perseverance of the undergraduate students of the university to achieve their short and long-term goals. We administered grit scale, hope scale, meaning in life scale and subjective happiness scale to examine the predicted and criterion variables. Using correlation and regression (path analysis) analysis, findings of the study explored that students’ psychological grit is the significant predictor of hope, meaning in life, and subjective happiness. This study was conducted only in one public university, where students come from diverse areas. Significance of the study is, it will help counselors, planners, policy makers etc. to enhance passion and perseverance of students predicting and increasing hope, meaning in life, and subjective happiness of the students in order to make them focused to achieve their goals and face the challenges of life.