Education helps the person to adjust in the environment. Because of individual differences, different individuals show different levels of adjustment. The level of adjustment is also affected by mental status of the person, that is, mental health of the person and also, the way the person manages his emotions.thus,the author tried to study the correlation between emotional intelligence, mental health and adjustment of class IX students. A sample of 100 students, 50 male and 50 female, was taken to study the relationship. Correlation and t-test were employed to test the hypotheses. The results of the study showed that there is a significant positive correlation between emotional intelligence and mental health, between emotional intelligence and adjustment of class IX students. Female students of class IX showed higher emotional intelligence value than male students. Both male and female students did not show any significant difference in their level of adjustment. Female students of class IX showed better mental health than male students.
 Assistant Professor (Chemistry), Govt. College of Education, Sector-20-D, Chandigarh.