A Study of Academic Achievement of High School Students in relation to Emotional intelligence, Emotional Maturity and Self-confidence

July 2013
Indian Journal of Higher Education;Jul-Dec2013, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p38
Academic Journal
The present research work is an attempt to study the impact of High and Low levels of Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Maturity and Self-confidence on the Academic Achievement of High School Students. The sample of this study comprised 400 high school students of Shimla district of Himachal Pradesh. Cluster sampling was used as a technique for selecting the sample. Descriptive Survey Method was used for collection of data. ANOVA was used as a statistical technique for analyzing the data. The findings revealed no significant difference in the Academic Achievement of High School Students in relation to high and low levels of Emotional Intelligence and Self-confidence. However, a significant difference has been recorded in the Academic Achievement of Students in relation to high and low levels of Emotional Maturity. Further the study demonstrates that there is no significant interactional effect of Emotional Intelligence, Emotional Maturity and Self-confidence of High School Students on the Academic Achievement. Also, on the basis of mean scores, the results of the study revealed better academic performance of high level group of students in relation to all the three variables under study.


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