EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE AND ACADEMIC STRESS AMONG ADOLESCENT BOYS AND GIRLS
Manasa Godati, M. Bhagyalakhmi and S. Hemalatha
ABSTRACT - The present study was conducted to assess the emotional intelligence and academic stress among adolescent boys and girls and to compare between them. A non-experimental comparative survey design was adapted to assess the emotional intelligence and academic stress of adolescent boys and girls at selected colleges' tirupati. 100 subjects (50 boys + 50 girls) were selected by random sampling method. The study revealed that there was no statistically significant difference of emotional intelligence and academic stress between boys and girls. And there was no statistically significant association between level of emotional intelligence and level of academic stress with demographic variables (age, gender, area of residence, religion, medium of instruction, group of study, type of management, educational status of father and mother, occupations of father and mother, birth order, monthly family income, type of college, type of family, total number of children, and academic achievement) among adolescent boys and girls.