An extraordinary time of humanity, the coronavirus pandemic has triggered a sequence of unparalleled incidents surrounding any possible sector. The Private Tutoring sector was also be transformed to a new baseline which goes onwards in a post COVID-19 period will be constantly reinterpreted as well as revamped.Analysis and forecasting of potential indicators of a potential new post-COVID-19 world order turmoil was everything for developing businesses and their perceptive executives aiming to compete in the evolving private tutoring work environment. As per market research group Technavio, the private tuition sector in the US will expand by $7.37 billion by 2023, at an annual growth rateof about 8%. But others were far more worried about the standard and continuity of the schooling of their kids, and most were just not satisfied with the schools' teaching strategies.Most of us couldnot afford to carry on the responsibility of becoming the incompetent teachers of our children, balancing self - development and self-classes, video calls, and full-time caregiving along with job and life commitments. Whereas the prices for private teachers remained very high based on the venue and the expertise and knowledge of the educators, parents were now much more likely than ever to risk anything to support their childrens studies.Today, individuals who've never had private tutors nowadays are heading out to private educators and other managers of education in large numbers. But the researcher wasinterested about the students situation, whether they were comfortable with this online private tutoring or not. Thus, the researcher tried to explore academic stress, academic anxiety and depression among secondary school students who were pursuing private tutoring in COVID-19 pandemic. For this purpose, descriptive survey method was adopted and standardized questionnaires was used for assessing the extent of selected factors among the sample of 150 secondary school students from Delhi- NCR, who were pursuing online private tutoring, through purposive and random sampling techniques. Appropriate statistical techniques were used for analyzing the collected data for exploring the findings.
Key words: private tutoring, tuition, academic stress, anxiety, depression, secondary school students, pandemic, descriptive.