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The purpose of this current study is to investigate organizational commitment (OC) as a mediator between emotional intelligence (EMIN) and job performance (JP) in teachers of private universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Data were collected from 191 teachers of five Private Sector Universities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Peshawar, Sarhad University, Peshawar, Iqra National University, Peshawar , City University, Peshawar, Abasyn University and Qurtuba University, Peshawar through EMIN scale (Wong & Law, 2002), JP scale (Goodman & Svyantek, 1999) and OC scale (Meyer and Allen's, 1991). The results revealed that EMIN has a significant relationship with OC and JP. Furthermore, Confirmatory analysis's findings showed that OC had a partial role in mediating the connection between EMIN and JP.