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Pattern of private tutorship in Bangladesh: Factors affecting income distribution of students of Pabna University of Science and Technology

Hosen, Md. Miraz

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      <affiliation>Pabna University of Science and Technology</affiliation>
    <title>Pattern of private tutorship in Bangladesh: Factors affecting income distribution of students of Pabna University of Science and Technology</title>
    <subject>Public University</subject>
    <subject>Private Tutorship</subject>
    <date dateType="Issued">2023-03-12</date>
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&lt;p&gt;Private tutoring has become a popular option for many university students in Bangladesh, especially in urban areas. Students at Pabna University of Science and Technology (PUST) are no exception, with many turning to private tutoring as a way to earn extra money, support themselves financially, and meet the expectations of their families. This study explores the real picture of private tutorship among students at PUST. Through a combination of online and offline questionnaire surveys, using purposive sampling, the paper identifies the factors that affect the income distribution of both male and female students. These factors include gender, Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) background, and place of residence, dependency, patriarchy, and social perception. The study finds a significant variation in income distribution between the males and their counterparts at PUST. The study revealed several factors, such as higher secondary background, mobility, residence level, dependency, and solvency of family, that caused the variation in income from tutorship. However, few respondents think that tutorship has had a negative impact on their academic performance, while some do not know whether it has influenced their grades positively or negatively. The research contributes to the knowledge regarding the scenario of private tutorship among the public university students in Bangladesh, who mostly come from rural regions. This paper would be beneficial to different stakeholders, such as the government, university authorities, students, guardians, and academics who are related to the education system of Bangladesh.&lt;/p&gt;</description>
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Hosen, M. (2023). Pattern of private tutorship in Bangladesh: Factors affecting income distribution of students of Pabna University of Science and Technology. Scholars Journal of Research in Social Science, 3(1), 25-35.</description>
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