This study investigated bullying behavior, understanding among students and its associations with the confidence of bullying victims. Academic life becomes disturbed due to lack of confidence, low grades and drop out from education institutions, ultimately victims become unproductive property of society. The associations found between variable “knowledge of bullying” and “lack of confidence” was positive and significant. The whole population, area of the study was 3004 and the sample was 151. This was passed through stratified random sampling as well as from every stratum of the total population 5% sample was selected. Chi square and Gamma tests were applied to measure association and direction of the relationship between dependent and independent variables. These findings showed bullying as a chronic social illness, for which proper strategies and programs are required to cure it which include sensitization of all stakeholders. The suggestion was preceded that bullying prevention remedial strategies, discussions, conferences regarding bullies should be arranged in the University level.
Bullying, knowledge, confidence, behavior