Creativity and Emotional Intelligence – An Exploratory Study


Dr. Ishwari Khatwani, Associate Professor
S. S. Girls’ College, Gondia, Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University, Nagpur, India


Creativity and emotional intelligence predict success and failure during a number of life domains hence in the present investigation an attempt has been made to study the relationship between emotional intelligence and creativity. The study was conducted on 220 school students (110 girls, 110 boys). 11-12 years age of students from different CBSE schools of Gondia district in Maharashtra, India were participated in the study. Stratified sampling technique was adopted. The standardized tests Multifactor Emotional intelligence scale by Vinod Kumar Shanuwal and Divergent Production Abilities scale by K. N. Sharma were administered for data collection. Mean, SD, ‘t’ value and correlation coefficient were used to analyse the data. The study revealed significant relationship between emotional Intelligence and creativity of school students. Significant sex difference was also found with respect to emotional intelligence and creativity of school students.