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Abstract

The objective of present study is to determine the difference between male and female on the variable of trait emotional intelligence. After the detailed literature review the following hypothesis was formulated; There would be a difference between males and females on the variable of trait emotional intelligence. The sample consisted of 100 university students. The entire sample divided into two groups. The sample consisted of 100 university students, recruited from University of Karachi, including 51(51%) males and 49 (49 %) females. The age range of both groups were from 18 to 30 years (Mean age =23.78 years) with males (Mean Age = 24.18 years) and female (Mean Age = 23.37 years) and minimum educational level was intermediate (12th class) and highest education was Maters (16th Class). The measures used in the research included, Personal Information Form and Trait Emotional Intelligence Questionnaire by (Petrides & Furnham, 2003) that was administered to measure the trait emotional intelligence. ‘t’ test for independent sample was calculated to determine the difference of trait emotional intelligence between males and females in statistical terminology. The results showed a significant difference between males and females on the variable of trait emotional intelligence t(98) = 2.773, p

Keywords

Gender, Emotional intelligence, Student

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Published Online

March 02, 2021

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