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Factors leading to Parents opting for Private Schools for their Children

Author Affiliations

  • 1Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Sector 16C Dwarka, New Delhi-110078, India

Res. J.Educational Sci., Volume 4, Issue (6), Pages 1-4, June,1 (2016)


Admission of a child is a stressful activity not only for the parents but also for the child itself. It creates a competition among small children right from the very beginning i.e., at Nursery level. Even Right to Education does not guarantee the admission, what guarantees an admission is, a donation, if parents are alumni, famous personís approach or sometime lottery method brings a charm. Every year during the month of February and March, Parents standing in line for hours outside the various Private Schools to get an admission of their child is a common sight where in many seats in government Schools goes vacant. So, what is it that attracts parents to private schools rather than government schools?


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