This paper major objective was to find out the level of emotional intelligence with reference to the gender, area and category of the students of standard twelth. Normative survey method was employed. The stratified random sampling technique was used to select the sample. Out of 100 sample 45 male students and 55 female students from higher secondary schools of Lunawada taluka of Gujarat state. Emotional Intelligence scale was used for the present study. This scale was developed and standardized by Dr. Pallaviben P. Patel and Dr. Hitesh P. Patel. The ‘t’ test was used for data analysis statistical technique. The result revealted that the level of emotional intelligence of standard twelth students in Lunawada taluka moderate. Significant differences were found in emotional intelligence of standard twelth students with regard to gender and area. However, open category and reserved category students were found to have similar level of emotional intelligence.
Department of Education,
Gujarat University, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad-9