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Indian Journal of Public Health Research & Development
Year : 2018, Volume : 9, Issue : 11
First page : ( 1971) Last page : ( 1976)
Print ISSN : 0976-0245. Online ISSN : 0976-5506.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-5506.2018.01741.2

Academic performance, social adjustment and emotional intelligence of students involved in social networking sites

Beri Nimisha

Associate Professor, School of Education, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara

Online published on 13 December, 2018.


Social networking sites have greatly influenced the life of students their academic as well as their social and personal life. These networking sites have good as well as adverse impact on the lives of students. It is a good platform for building social relationships. It is used as a communication media to share pictures, videos and personal experiences etc. Over-usage of social networking sites makes the adolescents more aggressive. Adolescents are getting affected in their mental and knowledge concentration. It affects the individual's social as well as emotional intelligences and therefore their way of behaving. This study was conducted to explore the relationship of student involvement in social networking sites to their academic performance, social adjustment and emotional intelligence among undergraduate students from both professional and non-professional courses. The findings of the study revealed that there exists a positive relationship between level of involvement in social networking sites and Academic performance, Social adjustment and Emotional intelligence.



Student Involvement, Social Networking Sites, Academic Performance, Social adjustment, Emotional Intelligence.


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