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About EQ

Test your EQ. Are you emotionally intelligent?

The test developed by Dr NK Chadha and Dr Dalip Singh IAS (R) will help you know more about yourself and about people around you. The test measures the way you use your emotional skills in your personal and professional life. This EQ test has a test-retest and split-half reliability of 0.94 and 0.89 respectively and validity of 0.89. Developed in 2001 this test has been attempted by more than 100,000 people worldwide and being used extensively for research. The test is now available in ENGLISH and HINDI

Benefits Of EQ

  1. “There is convincing evidence that psychological states do affect health. Depression, grieving, pessimism all seem to worsen health in both the short run and long term”.
  2. Success depends on “mature adaptations” including altruism, humor, self-management, and optimism/anticipation. People do change over time.
  3. As much as 80% of adult “success” comes from EQ.
  4. 75% of careers are derailed for reasons related to emotional competencies, including inability to handle interpersonal problems; unsatisfactory team leadership during times of difficulty or conflict; or inability to adapt to change or elicit trust.
  5. 85-95% of the difference between a “good leader” and an “excellent leader” is due to emotional intelligence.
  6. Impulsive boys are 3-6 times as likely to be violent as adolescents, and impulsive girls are 3 times more likely to get pregnant in adolescence.
  7. Optimism is a skill that can be taught. Optimists are more motivated, more successful, have higher levels of achievement, plus significantly better physical and mental health.
  8. The chronically sad/depressed are 2 times as likely to contract a major debilitating disease.
  9. People who accurately perceive others’ emotions are better able to handle changes and build stronger social networks.
  10. Children’s abilities to handle frustration, control emotions, and get along with other people is a better predictor of success than IQ.
  11. Emotions and reason are intertwined, and both are critical to problem solving.
  12. Social and emotional abilities were four times more important than IQ in determining professional success and prestige.