Comparative Study

| Published: September 25, 2016

Impact of Emotional Intelligence, Nature of Course and Gender on Academic Stress among College Students

Dr. K. Subramanyam

Post Doctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, S.V. University, Tirupati, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.089/20160304

DOI: 10.25215/0304.089


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.

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 4, July-September, 2016