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We are living in a conflict zone in Kashmir, delinquency is on the rise. After making in-depth search of various research journals using offline and Google search engine related to delinquency and scientific temper no single study was reported .The basic objective of science teaching in our schools is to help students cultivate scientific habits. By cultivation of scientific habits we mean displaying an attitude of mind characterized by curiosity, open mindedness, rationality, objectivity of intellectual beliefs and aversion to superstitious beliefs. If these healthy traits are inculcated in our youth it will be hard to trace delinquent elements in them. This hypothesis needs testing, it is in this backdrop that investigators identified 200 delinquents and 200 non delinquents from the secondary schools of Srinagar by the administration of Lidhoo Delinquency Proness Scale. Scientific Temper Scale was administrated to both the groups and results revealed that there is a significant mean difference between potential delinquents and non-delinquents on open mindedness, rationality, objectivity of intellectual beliefs and aversion to superstitious beliefs dimensions of Scientiﬁc Temper and mean difference favored non delinquents.