Impact of Education on Entrepreneurship Intentions among University & Vocational Students


  • Zubair Akbar Memon Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Government College University, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
  • Amanullah Parhyar Ph.D Scholar, Institute of Business Administration, University of Sindh Jamshoro, Sindh, Pakistan.
  • Hina Ahmed Lecturer, Department of Business Administration, Government College University, Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan


Entrepreneurial Intention, Education, Entrepreneurial Education, Higher Education Institutes, Vocational Institutes, Comparative Study


The key aim of the research was to identify impact of Education on Entrepreneurship Intentions among university and vocational students. The research has achieved the developed objectives and aim of the study. Other objectives included to measure co-relation of Education with Entrepreneurial Intention and to analyze the impact of type of Institution and Entrepreneurial Education on Entrepreneurial Intention. For this purpose, the sample universities included – Mehran University of Engineering & Technology (MUET), University of Sindh, Liaquat University of Medical & Health Sciences (LUMHS), Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto Institute of Science and Technology (SZABIST) and Isra University. The vocational institutes included – APTECH, Government Vocational Training Centre (Girls), Government College of Technology and Pilot Social Welfare Complex. The research was based on quantitative methodology and the data was interpreted through SPSS Statistics software version 20. The findings have determine the impact of education on entrepreneurship intentions among university and vocational students, a comparative study among business, engineering, medical and vocational students. The key findings being obtained so far conclude that the Entrepreneurial Intention among students of University and Vocational Training is significant. There is a positive co-relation between the Education and Entrepreneurial Intention. Type of Institution has a significant impact on the Entrepreneurial Intention among the students while the impact of Entrepreneurial Education on Entrepreneurial Intention among students is non-significant but, by combining both the factors and then measuring the impact on Entrepreneurial Intention shows the significant value. Students of Vocational Training have more practical knowledge while the students of University only get the theoretical knowledge.


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How to Cite

Memon, Z. A. ., Parhyar, A. ., & Ahmed, H. . (2021). Impact of Education on Entrepreneurship Intentions among University &amp; Vocational Students. International Research Journal of Education and Innovation, 2(3), 316–324. Retrieved from