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| Published: March 31, 2021

A Comparative Study of Emotional Intelligence Between Senior Secondary Girls and Boys in Urban and Rural Area in West Delhi

Monalisha Tyagi

Research Scholar, Department of Education, Shobhit Deemed University, Meerut, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Dr. Suraksha Bansal

Head of the Department, Department of Education, Shobhit Deemed University, Meerut, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.166/20210901

DOI: 10.25215/0901.166

ABSTRACT

Human beings have emotions. It is depending on our emotions how we behave and think. It has been said by many psychologists that success of an individual does not only depends on their intelligent quotient but there are many factors. Emotional intelligence plays a crucial role in an individual’s life. This paper is the study of emotional intelligence of urban and rural senior secondary students. Objectives – 1. To study emotional intelligence of girls’ and boys’ urban students with regard to their different constituent aspect of emotional intelligence, 2. To study emotional intelligence of girls’ and boys’ rural students with regard to their different constituent aspect of emotional intelligence. Hypothesis – 1. There is no difference in emotional intelligence of girls’ and boys’ urban students with regard to their different constituent aspect of emotional intelligence, 2. There is no difference in emotional intelligence of girls’ and boys’ rural students with regard to their different constituent aspect of emotional intelligence. Methodology. Sample- Total sample of present study are 100 students selected from different schools of urban and rural area, in which 50 girls’ and 50 boys’ studying in 12th class were selected randomly. Variables– Dependent variable is emotional intelligence and independent variables is gender. Research tool – Emotional Intelligence Scale by Dr. Arun Kumar and Prof. Suraksha Pal. Statistical tools – Means, standard deviations and t test used. Conclusions – Self-awareness, maturity, social skills between girls and boys of rural area differ significantly. Maturity and Empathy between rural students don’t differ significantly. Whereas Self-awareness, maturity, social skills and empathy between girls and boys of urban area differ significantly.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.166/20210901

10.25215/0901.166

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 1, January-March, 2021