SELF-FINANCING ENGINEERING COLLEGES KERALA; ISSUES AND CHALLENGES- A CASE ANALYSIS By  Surekha P M , Dr.M.N.Mohamedunni Alias Musthafa

Abstract

Education is the key factor for socio, political and economic development of every nation. The number of institutions for education was inadequate in India for last few years. These problems are tackled by the government by permitting private participation in the field of education. The privatisation is more prominent in higher education especially in professional education. In Kerala, number of self financing colleges in engineering is very high when compared to Government / aided colleges. This blooming of self financing colleges creates lots of quality issues in education. Students faces problems regarding facilities, academic environment etc. Here the researcher analyses an issue of an engineering college through a case. Students of the same college were the sample for the study. Document analysis and interview were used. Verbal interpretations of the results were done for analysis. From the analysis it is clear that there were some problem in the college regarding their attitude towards students.