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A Comparative Study of Urban and Rural Students on Emotional Intelligence and Adjustment


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The main aim of the present study was to examine and compare the emotional intelligence and adjustment of urban and rural students. It was hypothesized that 1. There would be significant difference between urban and rural students on four areas of emotional intelligence. 2. There would be significant difference between urban and rural students on four areas of ( home, health, social&amp;emotional ) adjustment. The 100 students ( 50 boys and 50 girls ) studying in 11th class of various Junior colleges in Sangli district of Maharashtra State, India were selected by random sampling method. Study was conducted by using two psychological tests namely 1.Mangal Emotional Intelligence Inventory .2.Bell's Adjustment Inventory. Mean, SD and 't' test was used to analyze tha data. The results of the study indicate that (1) There were significant difference between urban and rural students on the different areas of emotional intelligence. The 't' ratios of intra-personal awareness 3.06 ( p<.01), inter-personal awareness 2.96 (p<.01) , intra-personal management 2.22 ( p< .05 ) , inter-personal management 1.22 (NS). It means that urban students have better emotional intelligence than rural students.(2) There were significant difference between urban and rural students on the different areas of adjustment. The 't' ratios of home 2.34 ( p<.05), health 2.84 (p<.01) , social 1.20 (NS ) , emotional3.78 (p<.01). It means that urban students have better adjustment than rural students.

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Emotional Intelligence, Adjustment, Urban Rural Students
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Ramesh K. Adsul
Department of Psychology, Smt. M.G.Kanya Mahavidyalaya, Sangli

Abstract


The main aim of the present study was to examine and compare the emotional intelligence and adjustment of urban and rural students. It was hypothesized that 1. There would be significant difference between urban and rural students on four areas of emotional intelligence. 2. There would be significant difference between urban and rural students on four areas of ( home, health, social&amp;emotional ) adjustment. The 100 students ( 50 boys and 50 girls ) studying in 11th class of various Junior colleges in Sangli district of Maharashtra State, India were selected by random sampling method. Study was conducted by using two psychological tests namely 1.Mangal Emotional Intelligence Inventory .2.Bell's Adjustment Inventory. Mean, SD and 't' test was used to analyze tha data. The results of the study indicate that (1) There were significant difference between urban and rural students on the different areas of emotional intelligence. The 't' ratios of intra-personal awareness 3.06 ( p<.01), inter-personal awareness 2.96 (p<.01) , intra-personal management 2.22 ( p< .05 ) , inter-personal management 1.22 (NS). It means that urban students have better emotional intelligence than rural students.(2) There were significant difference between urban and rural students on the different areas of adjustment. The 't' ratios of home 2.34 ( p<.05), health 2.84 (p<.01) , social 1.20 (NS ) , emotional3.78 (p<.01). It means that urban students have better adjustment than rural students.

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Emotional Intelligence, Adjustment, Urban Rural Students



DOI: https://doi.org/10.15614/ijpp%2F2013%2Fv4i1%2F49915