A study of Empathy level of tribal students in relation to Emotional Intelligence

  • Dr. Jignesh B. Patel, Amrita Marshal


The present research was conducted to study the empathy level of the tribal students of Santrampur
Taluka in relation to emotional intelligence. A sample of 150 students selected using random
sampling method from tribal schools of Santrampur Taluka. Emotional Intelligence and Empathy
scale was developed by the researcher. Emotional Intelligence scale was comprised of five
components of Emotional Intelligence given by Daniel Goleman. The empathy scale was comprised of
understanding others, developing others, service orientation, leveraging to diversity and political
awareness competencies identified by Daniel Goleman. The researcher studied the effect of stream of
study, and level of emotional intelligence on the ability of empathy. The data were analysed using ttest. The outcome of the research was that stream and level of emotional intelligence had impact on
the level of empathy