EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND GENDER -A CASE STUDY ON POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS OF ACHARYA NAGARJUNA UNIVERSITY ANDHRA PRADESH, INDIA

Sankara Pitchaiah Podila

Abstract


Since three decades, Emotional Intelligence (EI) has highly attracted the scientists of various faculties. Number of
scientists studied the relation between gender and EI. Large number of studies reported positive relation. However,
considerable number of studies observed no relation. The present is aimed at studying the EI of Post graduate students of Acharya Nagarjuna
University in relation to gender. 444 boys and 372 girl students are selected for the study and taken the response for mangal’s MEII
Questionnaire. The results indicate that female students show little more Intrapersonal Awareness and Interpersonal Management abilities
than male. Male students show higher Intrapersonal Management ability and both categories show similar Interpersonal Awareness ability.
As a whole, the female students show high EI compared to male students.


Keywords


Emotional Intelligence, Gender, Intrapersonal Awareness, Interpersonal Management, Intrapersonal Management, Interpersonal Awareness

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