The present study is aimed to analyze the differences in emotional quotient among professional male and female students. A total of 452 students from Kanchipuram district took part in the study between the age group of 18-21 years. It comprises of 247 engineering and 205 medical students among which 156 were male students and 296 were female students. The questionnaire was administered to the students and assessed using the Emotional intelligence scale. There was no significant difference in the emotional quotient between the male and female population among professional students.