Ten Days Research Methodology Course for M.Phil/Ph.D./PDF Scholars in Social Sciences

(ICSSR Sponsored) 4th - 13th December, 2023


About the Programme:

Social Science Research is important for policy formulation aiming at enhancing socio-economic welfare. Identification of the problem, appropriate research design, understanding the inter-relationship between variables, knowledge about statistical tools is, therefore essential for finding solutions to the contemporary issues. In order to promote social science researches in the country, research trainings and capacity building of the young researchers is a continuous process. This enhances the young aspirants to undertake research studies and contribute to policy-making and knowledge creation.

The proposed training program intends to improve research skills and competence of young social scientists. The participants will be exposed to theories and practical application of the research methods and research tools used in social science researches. The programme will include lectures, field training, practical exercises (in SPSS), report writing and presentations. The training program predominantly follows the research methodology course guidelines of ICSSR, New Delhi.

Eligibility Criteria:

The M.Phil/Ph.D./PDF scholars in Social Sciences registered in any Indian University/Institute can apply for the course.


How to apply:


Interested candidates are requested to register on the below link;

Register Yourself


Important Dates:


  Last date for the receipt of application form: 20th October, 2023

  Communication for selection: 1st November, 2023

  Programme Dates: 04- 13th December, 2023


Attendance is compulsory in all the sessions. Participation Certificate will be provided on successful completion of the course.



For any queries, you may contact

Dr. Vachaspati Shukla (Course coordinator)

Email: vachaspatishukla@spiesr.ac.in. Mobile No.: +91 9106961538


Dr. nachiket Gosavi (Course Coordinator)

Email: nachiket@spiesr.ac.in Mobile No.: +917229067140