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American Journal of Educational Research. 2014, 2(4), 193-196
DOI: 10.12691/education-2-4-3
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Measuring Emotional Intelligence of Secondary School Students in Relation to Gender and Residence: an Empirical Study

Dhiman Kar1, Birbal Saha1, and Bhim Chandra Mondal2

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia, West Bengal, India

2Sponsored Teachers’ Training College, Purulia, West Bengal, India

Pub. Date: March 25, 2014

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Dhiman Kar, Birbal Saha and Bhim Chandra Mondal. Measuring Emotional Intelligence of Secondary School Students in Relation to Gender and Residence: an Empirical Study. American Journal of Educational Research. 2014; 2(4):193-196. doi: 10.12691/education-2-4-3


In the age of zero-tolerance, virtual reality and ultramodern technology, the studying of human emotion has become so urgent that it demands our serious concentration for its scientific measurement. This present paper will make a thorough investigation in understanding the deeper interrelations between human emotion and intelligence. This article will also focus the emotional intelligence of secondary school students in relation to their gender and residential background. Emotional intelligence has been measured by applying Mondal’s Emotional Intelligence Inventory (MEII) consisted with 100 items. 235 samples were randomly selected from the district of Purulia, WB, India. ANOVA and‘t’ test has been applied for the interpretation of the findings. The results reveal that residential place plays a significant role for the enlargement of emotional development whereas gender does not affect the level of Emotional Intelligence.

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