NOTICE - 8th July 2013

Short Term Course in Research Methods
The Institute will be conducting a ‘Short Term Certificate Course (6 months duration) in Social Science Research Methods’ from August to February 2014.  The Course is affiliated to the Department of Continuing, Adult Education & Extension of Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University. Course Details are given below:

  • Last Date for Registration       :  25th July 2013
  • Date of Commencement         :  10th August 2013
  • Registration Fee                     :  Rs 100/-
  • Course Fee                            :  Rs 2000/-
  • Total Seats                             :  60 (Applicable reservation norms shall be followed)
  • Eligibility                                 :  Postgraduate Degree in Social Work/ Social Sciences (Preference will be given to Registered PhD    Students)
  • Class timings                          :  3.00 pm to 5.00 pm on all days except Saturdays, Sundays and declared holidays.

Course Structure: There shall be a total of Five Papers. Each Paper carries 100 marks. The first Four Papers together carry 400 Marks (University Written Examination). The Fifth Paper consists of two parts. The first part carries 50 marks for a Mini-Research project and the second part carries 50 Marks for a Viva-Voce.

Teaching Methodology:  Interactive lectures/ Discussions; Assignments for self-study (library work including the use of internet resources); Assignments for presentation by the students.  (Assignments/ Presentations relate to Writing articles; Reviews; Chapter summaries; Bibliographical lists; Research Proposals, Tools of data collection, Abstracts etc.); Workshops/ Seminars/ Exercises to develop research skills.
Interested candidates should rush for registration.

Dr John Menachery