| Published: March 25, 2015
Emotional Maturity across Gender and Level of Education
The purpose of the present study is to identify the level of emotional maturity among university students and to find the significant differences in emotional maturity across gender and their level of education. To achieve the stipulated objectives descriptive method of research was followed. The sample for the present investigation was randomly drawn from different department of Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi. A total sample of 100(50 male & 50 female) including Post Graduates and Research Scholars were selected. The data was collected by administering the Emotional Maturity Scale developed by Prof. Yeshver Singh & Prof. Mahesh Bhargave (1990). The data was then analyzed through Mean, sd and t-test for the comparison of mean scores between groups with the help of SPSS 21. The findings of the study revealed that majority of the post graduate students and research scholars of the university are emotionally unstable. The findings also showed that male students are emotionally immature than females on personality disintegration dimension of emotional maturity. Significant difference was also found between post graduates and research scholars on personality disintegration dimension of emotional maturity. On other dimensions of emotional maturity no difference was found between males and females and post graduates and research scholars University students must be taught to identify their level of emotional maturity, as they are at the highest seat of learning.
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© 2015, M Wani, A Masih
Received: December 14, 2014; Revision Received: January 10, 2015; Accepted: March 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 2, January-March, 2015