Evaluation of Students Perception Regarding Educational Environment and Future Prospects: A Comparative Study of Bacha Khan University and Abdul Wali Khan University

  • Muhammad Imran Assistant Professor, Department of Economic, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3807-1483
  • Muhammad Kaleem Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda
  • Zhaoor Ul Haq Lecturer, Department of Education, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda
Keywords: Regional Economic Growth, Human Capital Development, Education Environment, Students’ Perception


Amid increasingly regional economic competition, accelerating productivity adhere special importance, whereas boosting the quality over quantity of human-capital comprises an important component of productivity and growth. This research tries to identify the two sister universities: Bacha Khan University at Charsadda (BKUC) and Abdul Wali Khan University at Mardan (AWKUM), students’ perception regarding educational environment. Structured questionnaire method being followed to quantify both universities’ students perception regarding educational, administrative and their response towards job searching. Responses of the students at BKUC were more varied than students at AWKUM. But at structural level, due to the lack of space availability, lack of proper training, number of permanent faculty members, and curriculum design and delivery, students at BKUC are more interested to have libraries, sufficient number of classrooms, permanent faculty members to ease supervisor availability for the purpose to conduct smoothly their academic activities. Whereas, after graduation most of the students hunt for government jobs as compared to other selected areas of work. But due to the development differences of Mardan and Charsadda regions, students at AWKUM prefers to establish their own businesses as compared to BKUC.

Author Biography

Muhammad Imran, Assistant Professor, Department of Economic, Bacha Khan University, Charsadda

Dr. Muhammad Imran serve Department of Economics, Bacha Khan University as Assistant Professor since September 2017. Previously remained part of Abbott Institute of Management Sciences and Education (Affiliated with Sarhad University) and Saidu Polytechnic Institute as Lecturer .

Dr. Imran has done PhD in Economics with specialization in Regional Economics from a Nankai University China (QS ranking 352) from Sept 2013 to June 2017. During Master in Economics Annual Examination had the opportunity to win Gold Medal.