Tuition is the most sought after activity nowadays for students who are preparing for their exams. Going to tuition classes or Joining coaching centres have become a trend for the youngsters. It has become one of the regular activities of the students, no matter whether it’s purpose is fulfilling or not. It may not be entirely right to state that private tuitions are popular because of lapses on the part of schools and colleges. It is more of a parent–student anxiety, coupled with the paucity of time on the part of the parents that has a build–up to the need of tuition centres as a supplementary education system.
The social structure that we have woven around us makes it seldom easy to liberate and be a guide in the academic pursuits of our own children. The supplementary system of education finds its roots in such environs and is one of the reasons for its rapid proliferation. With the growing business of such supplementary system, the private school teachers are lured with attractive perks, which thereafter results in a dwindling quality of education in the primary education centres. From an institution perspective, schools get challenged in finding teachers of repute and competencies to deliver the instructional mode of learning.
The tuition industry, or Shadow Education as ADB would prefer to call it is a $6.4 billion industry in Asia. Today, it is heading to be like an organized sector with consolidation being driven through market forces. Some of the tuition centres, land up forming a niche for them such that they would coach students for a specific competition only. Tuition centres use their marketing skills in order to earn more & more profit and knowingly put some questions that may or may not be exam related, so that they can sell their solutions books.
In the age of cutthroat competition, with everyone nursing a desire to excel in the examination is on the lookout of better study material for practice in limited time. Students often go around looking for them through their own sources. One of the benefits of existing in this era of digitalization is that students can get access to content by using the internet. There are various online platforms that provide free solutions of NCERT books. Students can practice & test themselves before the exam. Free study material, previous year questions papers, important question banks, are available online. These websites are also helpful for the parents to make their children well prepared before the exam.