International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Nursing | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020


A Study to Assess the Level of Emotional Intelligence, Academic Stress and Academic Performance of Basic B.Sc Nursing Students in a Selected Nursing College, Haldwani

Ashok Kumar [75]


Abstract: Stress in nursing education is acknowledged as one of the most important issues in the present time. The challenges in nursing curriculum can be very stressful for nursing students. This may affect their academic performance. It was identified that emotional intelligence of an individual, plays vital role in managing academic stress. Entitled A study to assess the level of emotional intelligence, academic stress and academic performance of Basic B. sc Nursing students in a selected Nursing college, Haldwani Objectives of the study: • To assess the level of Emotional Intelligence, Academic Stress and Academic Performance • To find out the co-relation between level of Emotional Intelligence, level of Academic Stress and Academic Performance Research Method Quantitative approach with descriptive research design was adopted; Through Purposive sampling techniques, 140 samples were selected from a selected Nursing College of Haldwani. Validated questionnaire tool on emotional intelligence and academic stress was used to collect data. Academic performance of students was collected based on the internal assessment marks. Academic performance of students was taken from teacher of respective class. Later, data was analyzed using inferential and descriptive statistics. Findings: Most of the (47.2 %) study participants were in the age group of 19 to 20 years. Maximum (86.4 %) of the study participants were Hindus. The analysis of results revealed that, there was a (r = -0.810) strong negative correlation existed between emotional intelligence and academic stress. Similarly, a weak positive correlation (r =0.291) existed between emotional intelligence and academic performance. Conclusion: The whole study was cost effective, simple and carried out in an acceptable way. Findings of this study concluded that students with good emotional intelligence had highest number in low academic stress score and had good academic performance.


Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Academic Stress, Academic Performance


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,


Pages: 1379 - 1380


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