Comparative Study

| Published: February 07, 2017

A Study on Emotional Intelligence In Relation To Academic Efficiency, Gender and Birth Order among Technical Graduates: In Indian Context


Assistant professor, NBKR Institute of Science & Technology, Vidyanagar, SPSR Nellore District 524413, Andhra Pradesh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, J. Katyayani

Professor, Business management, Sri Padmavathi Mahila Visvavidyalayam, Tirupathi, Chittor District, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, B. Sudhir

Professor, Business management, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, Chittor, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.080/20170402

DOI: 10.25215/0402.080


The primary aim of this investigation is to assess the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic efficiency among technical graduates. The secondary aim is to investigate the role of demographic variables such as gender and birth order in emotional intelligence. A standardized questionnaire is used to conduct the study and data was collected from 176 final year engineering graduates using random sampling method. Data is analyzed using Pearson’s correlation coefficient method to find the relation between independent variable Emotional Intelligence (EI) and dependent variable Academic Efficiency (AE).The study revealed that there is positive correlation between Emotional Intelligence (EI) and Academic Efficiency (AE). Descriptive statistics of the study revealed that female students have higher level of EI than male students and first born students have higher EI than later born students.

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017