Parenting styles have been an important predictor of emotional intelligence in children. Different parenting styles affect the development of emotional intelligence of children differently. The emotional intelligence in turn, makes a student/child to learn the coping strategies, and to help him/her to adjust successfully in the environment. The emotional intelligence has a direct effect on the educational achievement of the child. Thus this research work has rightly uncovers the role of different parenting styles on the formation of emotional intelligence in children.