USER PERCEPTIONS ON EMPLOYABILITY OF PRIVATE EDUCATION – A STUDY OF INDORE REGION
Abstract:- There are many meaning of quality in higher education such as quality in learning outcome, quality in infrastructure, quality in teachers, quality in education and employability .In developing country like India education is a luxury, if not subsidized by government .so there is a need for cost benefit analysis of education in terms of benefit of development of employability by education. There are many higher educational institutions in India, which claim to provide quality education. With the introduction of private player’s commercialization of education started. In India there are 78% of total institutes are private educational institutes. (AISHE, MHRD, GOI, 2018-19). In India private education system is blamed of higher fees. Private higher education system justifies in terms of facilities they are providing. With increasing fees, the expectations of students and parents are also increasing. According to private higher educational system, they are making industry ready, employment oriented people. It is assumed that the main aim of getting education in India is to get jobs. But at present India is having highest unemployment of 45 years. With this backdrop in mind this paper tries to understand whether private education systems are providing employability from the point of stack holders. This paper tries to understand the perceptions of users about employability development by private education in India. The study includes both qualitative and quantitative approach. A self structured questionnaire is designed on the basis of review of literature to understand the perceptions of users(students) on 16 factors .The five point likert scale is used. The sample size is 240. The data is filled by the students. Descriptive statistics like mean and standard deviation is used to analyse the data.
Keywords: Private higher education, users, perceptions.
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