| Published: September 25, 2016
Impact of Emotional Intelligence, Nature of Course and Gender on Academic Stress among College Students
The aim of the present investigation is to assess the impact of emotional intelligence, nature of course and gender on academic stress among college students. Sample of the present study consists of 560 professional and non-professional college students, both male and female in Rayalaseema region of Andhra Pradesh State. To measure “Students Academic Stress Scale” was developed and standardized by Kumar Reddy (1999) and “Emotional Intelligence Scale” developed by Nutankumar Thingujam and Usha Ram (1999) were administered to the subjects. Results revealed that Academic stress is low among college students with high emotional intelligence. Non-professional course students experience little stress compared to professional course students. Gender has no significant influence on the academic stress among college 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.
© 2016, K Subramanyam
Received: July 18, 2016; Revision Received: August 15, 2016; Accepted: September 25, 2016
Published in Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016