Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Self Confidence among Early Adulthood


  • Sakthivel K. Department of Psychology, Andaman College (ANCOL), Chaakkargaon, South Andaman, India



Emotional Intelligence, Self Confidence, Early Adulthood and Gender difference.


Emotional Intelligence refers to the mental ability of individuals to reason with emotion to enhance thought while promoting intellectual and emotional growth (Ahmad Fadli et al., 2019). Emotional Intelligence (otherwise known as Emotional Quotient or EQ) is the ability to understand use and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict (Amilin, 2016). The Capacity to be aware of control, express one’s emotions and handle interpersonal relationships empathetically (Biabangard ; Esmaeil, 1995). Self Confidence is defined as a good attitude toward one’s own self-concept (Brown et al., 1988). A person’s perceived capacity to handle events successfully without relying on others and to have a good self-evaluation is referred to as Self Confidence (Ditto ; Griffin, 1993). The aim of this study is to look into the Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Self Confidence in Early Adulthood. The data was gathered from college students with a mean age of 18-30 years were taken as a sample for the present study Emotional Intelligence scale by Schutte, 1988 and Self Confidence Inventory by Rekha Gupta, 1971 have been used to assess college students’ Emotional Intelligence and Self Confidence. The samples were selected using the purposive sample technique. Correlation and t-test were used. The result reveals a there is no correlation between emotional Intelligence and Self Confidence.


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Sakthivel K. (2022). Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Self Confidence among Early Adulthood. International Journal of Indian Psychȯlogy, 11(1).