Hobby is something that one likes to do in one’s spare time. It is developed through a constant and systematic process. Hobbies play an important role in developing one’s personality. They keep a person active, busy and cheerful. There is hardly a person who does not have a hobby. The educated and the uneducated alike pursue one hobby or the other. Some hobbies like flying kites, gardening, reading books, periodicals, swimming, painting, to listening music etc. are fairly popular. The youth today who are too busy to devote time for hobbies should choose career oriented hobbies. The old and the young equally derive pleasure from hobbies. Hobbies should have a creative and instructive effect upon the person.