This paper is focused on emotional intelligence of pupil teachers in Lucknow district of Uttar Pradesh. It is important for a teacher to show his or her balanced emotions in class. It is observed in the behavior of teacher in every work related to solve the problems of students. Teacher is friend, philosopher and guide also. Students need their support and advice all time. The objectives were to study about emotional intelligence of pupil teacher according to gender and religion. Total 180 samples from 4 colleges of Lucknow were selected with the help of Emotional Intelligence Scale (EIS) developed by Anukool Hyde, Sanjyot Pethe and Upinder Dhar and published by National Psychological Corporation, Agra. Data was analyzed by SPSS package. The result shows that no significant difference was found between boys and girls pupil teachers. Similar results were related to religion. No significant difference was observed among Hindu, Muslim and Sikh pupil teachers. It means that religion has no role in developing emotional intelligence among pupil teachers of Lucknow. Approximately same level of EI was reported in all the students. They were emotionally balanced.
Keywords: Emotional Intelligence, Pupil teachers and religion.