Comparative Analysis of the MPhil/PhD Programmes in Public and Private Universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Nasrullah Khan - PhD Education SUIT Peshawar

Abstract

It was a comparative study about MPhil and PhD programmes in public and private universities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. The population was all the recognized universities in Pakistan. The data was collected from the Head of the education departments of the 06 sampled universities. The tool used was interview. Data was analyzed and findings were drawn. The study concluded that public universities were better in facilities provision and faculty/staff members. Private universities were students centered and more research oriented. The study recommended that there should be a public private partnership in universities and both sectors should focus on good quality education by applying modern teaching practices and access to modern technologies.