SERVICE QUALITY OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR BANKS IN TIRUNELVELI DISTRICT
Authors: Dr. C. Eugine Franco *1, G. Bright Jowerts 2
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Service Quality of the banks referred as an obligation of all banks to fulfill the objectives and needs of the customers. Service quality in private sector banks is good compare to public sector banks. The various issues the banks are not able to provide immediate response to customers, service time duration is more, long queue deposit the money, waiting for long time, staff behavior is not good, especially public sector banks are not providing multitude services like payment of bills, payment of tax, Banc assurance etc. and problem relating to banking service such as bank statements, error in the statements are not provided immediate response to customers. The scope of this research is to identify the service quality of public and private sector banks in Tirunelveli district. This study only focuses on the dimensions of service quality i.e. reliability, assurance, tangibility, empathy and responsiveness. The study was done taking two types of banks such as public and private sector banks in Tirunelveli district into consideration. The survey was restricted to the bank customers in Tirunelveli district only. As the population size is infinite, 672 respondents are selected as sample among the population using stratified random sampling. The sample has been stratified as 528 from public sector bank customers and 144 from private sector bank customers in Tirunelveli district.