Relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement of pre-university college students
Maneesha Bhatt and Lata Pujar
Present study aims to explore the emotional intelligence and academic achievement of Dharwad and Tanakpur PUC students and also an interrelationship between their emotional intelligence and academic achievement. Respondents were urban and rural PUC students in the age group of 16-18 years who were randomly selected from four science coaching institutes of Dharwad (Karnataka) and three science coaching institutes of Tanakpur (Uttarakhand) respectively. Samples included 10 to 15 per cent students from each class (PUC-I and PUC-II) of coaching institutes that constituted an overall 592 students. Baron Emotional Quotient-inventory: Youth Version developed by Bar-On and Parker (2000) was used to assess emotional intelligence of respondents. The results of the present study revealed that, majority of students from Dharwad and Tanakpur were in medium level of all emotional intelligence dimensions and students from urban areas were in excellent level of academic achievement. A highly significant positive relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement of PUC students was revealed. It can be concluded that to achieve greater heights of success, one must be able to understand and manage emotions.
How to cite this article:
Maneesha Bhatt, Lata Pujar. Relationship between emotional intelligence and academic achievement of pre-university college students. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(4):359-362.