| Published: February 07, 2017
A Study on Emotional Intelligence In Relation To Academic Efficiency, Gender and Birth Order among Technical Graduates: In Indian Context
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.
This is an Open Access Research distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License (www.creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any Medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
© 2017 Vasavi B
Received: January 20, 2017; Revision Received: February 04, 2017; Accepted: February 07, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 2, January-March, 2017