The exploratory research reported in this booklet aims at initiating a systematic approach towards the study of Indian Personality with the ultimate purpose of planning valid Counselling Programmes for Indian individuals. A cross section of experienced scholars/professional workers from various walks of life were interviewed by the author. Their responses about the special characteristics of an Indian Personality, along with the possible effects of developmental background forces which may have been influential in its formation and function, were analysed. The results of obtaind data have been reported in a concise manner. It is expected that the report will motivate professional workers in the field of Counselling to plan and execute culture-based progeammed of Personnel Services for individuals of this country. Although the research was planned with the ultimate purpose of formulation a valid basis for Counselling Programmes, the report should prove to be useful for profesional workers in various fields which specifically deal with human behaviour and aim at providing scientific assistance to indiciduals with there development. The booklet, therefore, may be also used as a reference material by students and personnel in areas of Education, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Medicine, Law etc.