Emotional intelligence and academic performance of higher secondary school students: A study in Kamrup district, India

Barnali Rabha, Polee Saikia


The present study aims to investigate the relationship between emotional intelligence and academic performance of the students at the higher secondary level. Using stratified random sampling technique 400 students, from the higher secondary level in kamrup district (Assam). The Emotional Intelligence scale (Dr.A.K Sing and Dr.S Narain, 2014) has been used to assess the emotional intelligence and the marks scored in H.S.L.C examination. The data collected is subjected to statically analysis namely percentage, graphical Representation, coefficient of correlation, ‘t’ test. Results show a positive significant correlation between emotional intelligence and academic performance among the students of higher secondary level.


Emotional Intelligence, Academic Performance

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