A Study of Consumer Awareness towards e-BankingAmutha D*
Department of Economics, St. Mary’s College, Tuticorin, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Amutha D
Associate. Professor of Economics
St. Mary’s College, Tuticorin, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 17, 2016; Accepted date: June 10, 2016; Published date: June 13, 2016
Citation: Amutha D (2016) A Study of Consumer Awareness towards e-Banking. Int J Econ Manag Sci 5:350. doi:10.4172/2162-6359.1000350
Copyright: © 2016 Amutha D. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The paper deals the consumers perception towards e-banking system related to consumer awareness towards e-banking system with special reference to Tuticorin District of Tamilnadu. Data for this investigation were collected from primary as well as secondary sources. The sampling is random. The data was collected during the months between April to June, 2015. The data collected from the primary source were analysed with the help of various statistical measures such as simple percentage analysis, averages, F-Statistic, chi square test and probability analysis were used. Secondary data have been collected from books, journals, newspapers, internet and periodicals. It is inferred that 36.67% of the respondents income levels are up to Rs. 1,00,000, 52.22% of the respondents are Rs. 1,00,001 to Rs. 3,00,000 and 11.11% respondents are belonging to above Rs. 3,00,000 and the average income is 167222. The study reveals that, the opinion of customers on future expectations. Out of the total respondents, Majority (i.e.) 58.89% of the sample respondents have mentioned that they would like operate their banking transactions in a core banking environment which is free from neither technical intervention such as computer connecting nor 23.33% of the samples respondents expect the bank will provide security. 17.78% of the sample respondents have stated reasonable charges have to be imposed on their banking transaction. The main difficulty for using the E-banking facility is less knowledge about the operations of banking facility (50%). Respondents also feel the services of E-banking too complex to use (30%) and respondents also believe the E-banking to be risky (12.22%). The research report is based on primary data. According to the study, the researcher concludes that the most of the bank customers are aware about all the banking services in Tuticorin District of Tamilnadu. The banks further have to take necessary steps to educate the customers regarding the new technology and other services offered by the banks.