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Ten-Days Orientation Programme in Social Science Research

for Research Scholars and Teachers belonging to Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes

The Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), New Delhi, is organising a Ten-Days Orientation Programme in Social Science Research for research scholars, post-doctoral researchers and teachers from universities, colleges and academic institutions belonging to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) from November 26 – December 06, 2018. The Programme is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.

Objective of the Programme:

The objective of the Programme is to expose participating scholars to recent developments and contemporary issues in Social Science research and familiarize relevant methodology to undertake research on related topics. The programme seeks

  1. discuss conceptual issues on emerging areas of social science research;
  2. improve skills and the ability to undertake research on those issues using appropriate research design, analysis of qualitative and quantitative data, relevant statistical tools and estimation techniques; and
  3. discuss techniques of dissemination, how to write and publish research paper, project proposals, project reports and design of questionnaire etc.

The programme is designed with an inter-disciplinary approach. It will consist of lectures by eminent academicians, group discussions besides hands-on experience with datasets using various techniques.

Who can Apply?

Young social science researchers and teachers from colleges, universities and research institutes belonging to any of the aforementioned social groups will constitute the target group of this programme. A batch of 35–40 participants will be selected on all-India basis from various disciplines of social sciences. Outstation participants will be provided free boarding and lodging facility in the campus hostel on twin-sharing basis. To and fro 3-tier AC Train fare by the shortest route will be reimbursed to the selected candidates from place of study/work.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates participating in the programme may send their applications, downloadable at ISID website, in prescribed format along with CV, a write-up of about 500 words on their area of research interest and a forwarding letter from the Department/College/Institution to the Programme Co-ordinator through e-mail to trainprog@isid.org.in on or before November 03, 2018. Selected candidates will be intimated by November 09, 2018. Further details and programme updates please check here.

 

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Contact Details
Dr Santosh Kumar Das
Programme Coordinator
E-mail: trainprog@isid.org.in
Telephone: +91 11 26744600/26891111/87430 86111

 
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