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Ten-Day Training Programme on
Research Methodology in Social Sciences
for MPhil/PhD Scholars

January 4-14, 2022

Institute for Studies in Industrial Development (ISID), New Delhi, is organising a Ten-day Training Programme (online) on Research Methodology in social science for MPhil/PhD Scholars of Indian Universities, colleges and academic institutions from 4th to 14th January 2022. The programme is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi.




The objective of the programme is to provide in-depth coverage of various aspects of research methodology including research design, qualitative and quantitative methods of data analysis, empirical strategy, results interpretation and academic writing. The programme is aimed to:

  • familiarize research scholars about theories and conceptual issues relevant to contemporary field of social science research with a special focus on industrialization and development;
  • improve skills to undertake research using appropriate datasets, statistical methods and estimation procedures; and
  • discuss ethics and skills of academic writing and research dissemination.

The 10-day long methodology programme will consist of lectures by experts on related fields, discussion on datasets and techniques of data analyses. Participants will be provided relevant materials and will be evaluated on the basis of assignments/brief presentations on a defined topic.




The target group of the programme is social science researchers who are enrolled for MPhil/PhD in UGC recognized universities/colleges/institutes of national importance and ICSSR research institutes. Selection procedure is based on the applications we receive from various disciplines and their research interests. The course will be conducted in online mode.



Interested candidates may apply through online on or before December 15, 2021. Click here for the application.


Applicants are required to submit the academic CV, a brief of 500 words about their research and a forwarding letter from the Department/College/Institution. Selected candidates will be informed by December 20, 2021.


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