Student retention has become a concern for the educational administrator; as such huge investment has been made with public-private partnership in higher education. With growing importance towards job oriented courses the retention of students have created an alarming situation for both administrator and faculties. This paper is an effort towards finding out the factors influencing student retention. The conceptual framework has been developed through intensive review of literatures, which emphasize, the role of individuals (student), institutions, social and external factors are dominant in nature in determining the student retention. In addition to this faculties too have to realize there responsibility towards attracting and motivating the students while delivering lectures and mentoring sessions. The study provide guidelines to the educational administrator, faculties and students to work as a unit in order to achieve the educational success by the student retention.
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S. Suresh Kumar, Bishwajeet Bhattacharjee. Towards student retention: role of educational administrator, Faculty and student. Asian J. Management 5(2): April-June, 2014 page 205-207.