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Commercialization of Education in


Submitted By:
Anjoo Rai
Ekta Paliwal
Surbhi Agarwal
Prenra Mittal
Meaning of EDUCATION

• The word education is derived from educare (Latin)
"bring up", which is related to educere "bring out",
"bring forth what is within", "bring out potential" and
ducere, "to lead”.
• In technical sense, education is the process by which
society deliberately transmits its accumulated
knowledge, skills and values from one generation to

Importance of EDUCATION

• Without education, the training of human minds is
• No individual is a human being in the working world
until he has been educated in the proper sense.
• Education makes man a right thinker and a correct
• A person who gets a good education will become a more
dependable worker, a better citizen, and a strong

Commercialization of

• Commercialization of Education is on boom in India
these days.
• We are seeing one new trend in India and according to
this trend today education has become a way of
earning lot of money for many people.


• We easily give the example of flourishing MBA colleges.
• Every year, number of students going for higher
professional education is increasing in India and
therefore, good opportunity exists for all these
colleges to make money by offering such courses.
• In many cases, situations even remain much worst and
students feel cheated at the end of courses.
• The best example is from the Bollywood Industry i.e
PATHSHALLA…. the movie….
Advantages &
 Advantages:
ØHigher quality of education

ØMinimal or practically no political intervention.

ØPrivate Colleges that are affiliated to the

Universities are independent

 Disadvantages:
ØColleges which are privately owned and
administered would exploit the teachers,
professors, etc.

ØIllegal and unethical practices.

ØForeign Institutions which have been allowed to

enter into franchise
Protest against
Commercialization of
• New Delhi, June 19: Activists of the Akhil Bharatiya
Vidyarthi Parishad
• The protest was held outside the venue where Central
Advisory Board of Education (CABE) was addressing
the media persons.
• Earlier in the day, Union Human Resources
Development (HRD) Minister Kapil Sibal had
presided over the 57th meeting of the Central
Advisory Board of Education (CABE).
• Education is to bring out the potential in a learner by
providing the learner the most congenial physical and
social environment to help him realize his fullest

• Education on the other hand is an industry and its

commercialization is here to stay.

• At the end, we can say that for these people education

has today only become an option to make money than
providing quality education to students.
• Education is what remains after one has forgotten what
one has learned in school.
Albert Einstein

• Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition

for building up a sound education.
Mohandas Gandhi.

• I've never let my school interfere with my education.
Mark Twain

• Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to
change the world.
Nelson Mandela

• We have an obligation and a responsibility to be investing in

our students and our schools. We must make sure that
people who have the grades, the desire and the will, but
not the money, can still get the best education possible.
Barack Obama

• Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to
make man a more clever devil.
C. S. Lewis