Seven day “Onsite Research Methodology Course
for PhD Students in Social Sciences”

Indian Council of Social Science Research
Southern Regional Centre

(Ministry of Education, Govt. of India)
Osmania University, Hyderabad-500 007



In Collaboration with
Department of Anthropology, Kannur University, Palayad, Kerala


Notification :

The Southern Regional Centre ICSSR announces a Seven Day “Onsite Research Methodology for PhD Students in Social Sciences” in Collaboration with Department of Anthropology, Kannur University, Dr. Janaki Ammal Campus, Palayad P.O., Thalassery, Kannur District, Kerala from 16th to 23rd May, 2022. The candidates who are interested to participate may apply online through our Website i.e., www.icssr-src.org or www.kannuruniversity.ac.in.


Eligibility:

1. Ph.D. Research Scholars of all Social Sciences from Universities / Institutions belonging to Southern Region (Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamilnadu, Telangana and Union Territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry) are eligible to apply for this RMC.


2. The Ph.D. Research Scholars who have completed their Coursework examination / Part I and have registered for their Ph.D. from the Academic Year 2018-19 onwards are eligible to apply for this course work. The candidates must upload a PhD coursework certificate / Part-I Memo in the online application form's upload option.

3. The candidates who have under gone similar training courses earlier are not eligible to apply again.


Broad Topics to be covered in the workshop:

  • Idea and Basic Tenets of Research and Relevance of Research Methodology
  • Research Design Process: Selection of topic, stages and types of Research Design
  • Research Methods
  • Data Sources including e-Resources
  • Scaling and Measurements
  • Data Collection Techniques
  • Sampling Design and Types
  • Descriptive Statistics
  • Inferential Statistics (Parametric Tests)
  • Inferential Statistics (Non-Parametric Tests)
  • Methods of Qualitative Research
  • Mixed Methods in Social Science Research
  • Ethics in Social Sciences
  • PSPP Theory – Introduction
  • PSPP Hand Holding in Descriptive Statistics
  • PSPP Hand Holding in Inferential Statistics
  • Research in Gender Studies
  • Plagiarism – What is it? How to avoid it?
  • Mendeley: A reference Management Software
  • Report Writing and Referencing
  • Writing and Publishing a Research Paper
  • Paper Clinic

Note:

1. A total of 30 (20 Outstation and 10 from Kerala) Ph.D. Research Scholars would be selected from the States and Union Territories in Southern Region, namely i.e., Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Telangana and Union Territories of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry.

2. The aspects like representation of different Social Science Disciplines, Social Background, Gender, etc., shall also be taken into consideration while selecting the Candidates.

3. The applicants who are interested to participate may apply online by visiting our Website, i.e., http://www.icssr-src.org / www.kannuruniversity.ac.in on or before the last date (i.e.,30-04-2022).

4. The Selected Outstation candidates will be provided with free accommodation and food during the course period. The Outstation participants will be reimbursed with the Sleeper Class Train (No Tatkal) fares/ Non A.C. Bus fares (Govt.) in shortest routes. However, the fellowship holders are not entitled to availing TA reimbursement.

5. Attendance for all the sessions throughout the Research Methodology Course period is compulsory or otherwise the certificate shall not be issued.

6. The Selected Candidates are required to bring their own personal laptop for the purpose of Hands-on-Experience.



Use the following link for Registration:

https://forms.gle/c8bGFdeLz4vU9pLV8


Further assistance:

Please contact us at The Director, ICSSR-Research Methodology Course, Dr. M.S. Mahendrakumar, Associate Professor & Head, Department of Anthropology, Dr. Janaki Ammal Campus, Kannur University, Palayad, Thalassery, Kannur District, Kerala, PIN 670 661, INDIA. Email: hodanthropology@kannuruniv.ac.in




For any queries you can also email us at:

icssrsrc.kannur@gmail.com, srcicssrprograms@gmail.com

Last date for Receipt of duly filled in online Application is

30th April, 2022.

















The Honorary Director
Indian Council of Social Science Research
Southern Regional Centre
Osmania University, Hyderabad – 500 007