Private Access Modifier in C# with Example
Private access modifier in C# is only used when you want to use some type member within the containing type only and want to restrict it from accessing outside of the containing type. All type members are by default Private, so it is not necessary to use Private keyword in front of them. But it’s a good habit to to use it because it will make your code more readable and easy to understand.
To initialize a Private type member, you can make use of custom constructor with parameters or properties. An example for Private access modifier in C# is given below.
private string _name; //Private field
//Custom Constructor to Initialize Private Field
public Customer(string name)
_name = name;
public void PrintName()
static void Main(string args)
Customer cust = new Customer("Robert Marks"); // Passing name as parameter to constructor
cust.PrintName(); //Calling Public Method
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