The main aim of the present investigation was to study the status and issues related to physical infrastructure and human resources in privately managed technical education institutions in Himachal Pradesh. For conducting this study, private undergraduate engineering institutions situated in five districts of Himachal Pradesh were selected. Data were collected with help of self-developed checklist and a questionnaire for students. Content analysis technique along with percentage analysis was used for analysis of data. The findings of the study revealed that a number of issues related to infrastructural facilities as well as lack of qualified teaching faculty are in existence that need due attention in privately managed institutions. In the last section of the paper, the findings and suggestions have been discussed in detail.
Keywords: Physical infrastructure, Human resources, Privately managed institutions.