Emotional Intelligence in Adolescents: A Comparative Study

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Bharat Kumar, Dr.Gurbir Dullet


Nature bestowed humans with emotions. Emotions are significant predictors of anyone’s success. Emotional intelligence is an established phenomenon is under eye of psychologist. The objectives of this study were (i) to explore the level of emotional intelligence of adolescents. (ii) to find out the difference between emotional intelligence on the basis of gender and school. This research study used data from 1500 adolescents of senior secondary school, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India. Sample was selected using convenient method. For statistical analysis, mean, percentage, standard deviation and t-test were applied. On the basis of mean value and t-test, result indicated that adolescents of private schools have higher level of emotional intelligence in comparison to adolescents studying in government schools. Male and female adolescents are significantly differed from each other on emotional intelligence on overall sample. Female adolescents found with more emotional Intelligent with high mean value.

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