The main objective of the study was to find out the institutional climate of higher secondary students. The survey method was adopted for the present study. A sample consists of 1028 higher secondary students at three districts namely Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, and Kanyakumari in Tamilnadu were selected using the stratified random sampling technique. A self-prepared institutional climate scale was used as the tool. Percentage analysis, t-test, ANOVA and Post ANOVA were the statistical techniques used. The major finding was the level of institutional climate of higher secondary students was moderate.
 Ph.D. Research scholar, St. Xavier’s College of Education, Palayamkottai
 Associate Professor in Education, St.Xavier’s College of Education, Palayamkottai.