POLITICAL INTEREST AND SOCIAL INTELLIGENCE AMONG UNDER GRADUATE STUDENTS IN ARTS, SCIENCE AND COMMERCE DISCIPLINES
Political interest is the main component of political motivation, a variable indicating ability in ideological conceptualization, which is essential for participation in the democratic process. Social intelligence is one of the very impotent aspects of the political interest. The aim of the study to find out the relationship between political interest and social intelligence among under graduate students in arts, science and commerce disciplines. The population of this study was composed of under graduate students in Kerala. Stratified random sampling adopted for the study. Total 300 under graduate students selected as a sample for the study. The data analysis was done using ANOVA and Carl Pearson’s product moment correlation. This study reported that there is significant relationship between political interest and social intelligence among under graduate students in Kerala.