Impact of Commercialization on Quality Education in the Private Sector Universities


  • Tanveer Alam Ishtiaq MPhil Scholar, Department of Education, Alhamd Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Uzma Batool Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Alhamd Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.
  • Dr. Qurat-Ul-Ain Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Alhamd Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan.


Education, Quality, Commercialization of Education, Quality Education.


Education nowadays moves towards being business-oriented, and institutions have commercialized education. So, the aim of the present study was to investigate the impact of its commercialization on quality education. A descriptive survey research design (quantitative method) was used to execute the study. The population of the study was 102 heads of departments at 12 private universities in Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Census method was used to select the sample of the study. The data were collected from a total of 102 heads of departments of private universities in Rawalpindi and Islamabad with the help of a self-developed questionnaire. The collected data were analyzed through inferential statistics such as simple linear regression. The researchers concluded that the commercialization of education influences quality education. So, there may be some standard or check and balance to control the commercialization so that we can maintain quality education.


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How to Cite

Tanveer Alam Ishtiaq, Dr. Uzma Batool, & Dr. Qurat-Ul-Ain. (2023). Impact of Commercialization on Quality Education in the Private Sector Universities. Archives of Educational Studies (ARES), 3(1), 146–159. Retrieved from