A Comparative Study to Measure and Compare the Emotional Intelligence of the Students of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Selected Variables

Bushra Naoreen Choudhry*, Aijaz Ahmed Gujjar**
* Lecturer, G C University Faisalabad & Doctoral scholar at Department of Education, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur
** Lecturer, Federal College of Education, Islamabad & Doctoral scholar at Department of Education, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
Periodicity:November - January'2009
DOI : https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.2.3.319

Abstract

The main purpose of the paper was to find out the emotional intelligence of the students of faculty of education of the Islamia University of Bahawalpur. In order to get the desire end Wong &Law emotional intelligence scale (WLIS) was used after some amendments according to culture and environment, the scale was pilot tested and the reliability of the scale was 0.808 (Cronbach’s Alpha). There are six departments in faculty of education, 300 students of master level, 50 each from each department was considered as sample of the study. After getting the data the data was tabulated and analyzed by using (SPSS XII) in terms of mean, independent sample t-test and one way ANOVA. The study reveals that there is no significant difference between the scores of male and female students. The students from Geography department having the highest score and the students from Psychology department having the lowest score. The score of the Geography department is significantly better than the scores of Psychology department and Social work department, while there is no significant difference among other departments. There is no significant difference between the scores of science graduates and arts graduates on WLIS.The students having the age group 27-29 years having the highest score, while the students having the age group of 20-23 years having the lowest score and there is no significant difference among the students on variable of age. The study shows that age is directly proportional to the scores on WLIS. The study leads to several conclusions and recommendations.

Keywords

Emotional intelligence, Variables, WLIS.

How to Cite this Article?

Dr. Bushra Naoreen Choudhry and Dr. Aijaz Ahmed Gujjar (2009). A Comparative Study to Measure and Compare the Emotional Intelligence of the Students of The Islamia University of Bahawalpur on Selected Variables. i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 2(3), 57-65. https://doi.org/10.26634/jpsy.2.3.319

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