A Study of Administrators ‘Emotional Intelligence and its Relationship with Students’ Performance in Cadet Colleges


  • Dr. Rahmat Ullah Bhatti Assistant Professor, Department of Early Childhood Education & Elementary Teacher Education, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad, Pakistan


Key words : Relationship Emotional intelligence, students’ performance, self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness, relationship management.


This study was conducted to find the emotional intelligence of administrators and its relationship with students ‘performance   in cadet colleges in KPK and FATA at secondary level. The sample of the study was 24 principals, vice principals and Director of studies of these cadet colleges. A survey was conducted by using 79 items Questionnaire with five-point Likert scale. Main factors of questionnaire for teachers were self-awareness, self-regulation, social awareness; relationship management and self-efficacy. Academic performance results were collected from matric result of these eight cadet colleges published in the respective boards’ gazette. The study concluded that positive relationship was found between the emotional intelligence and students’ performance of secondary school students. Impact of Emotional intelligence of principals has highly satisfactory score and the students have obtained mostly, A plus grade score which is more than 90 percent. Very few have average result.The major recommendations include Emotional intelligence training /refresher cadre be imparted to all principals and staff. All elite institutions students, teachers and heads of the country be familiarized with importance of emotional intelligence