Monday, January 30, 2017

7-Days Training Programme on Social Science Research Methodology | 24-30 March | GIDS, Lucknow, India

Seven Days Training Programme on Social Science Research Methodology

24-30 March 2017

Venue: Giri Institute of Development Studies, Lucknow


Giri Institute of Development Studies (GIDS) is organizing a Training Programme on Social Science Research Methodology for Research Scholars and Faculty Members belonging to SC and Marginalized Groups (ST/OBC/Minorities) during 24-30 March 2017. The Programme will provide a unique opportunity to the participants for an intensive interaction with the well-known social scientists of the country. The young social science researchers and teachers from colleges, universities and research institutes belonging to any of the above social groups interested in pursuing research in social sciences would constitute the targeted audience of this programme. A batch of about 30 participants would be selected based on all India basis and their suitability. GIDS will provide DA and TA (upto III Tier AC) of selected participants through a shortest route. The Institute will also provide moderate boarding and lodging facilities. Interested candidates may send their application in the prescribed format downloadable from GIDS website along with latest CV to Dr. Chittaranjan Senapati, Programme Coordinator by e-mail: or; Contact: (M) +91-8188823673 latest by 10 February 2017.

Objective and Themes:

1.       To acquaint the research scholars and faculties with the philosophical and theoretical dimensions of the recent development in social sciences research with a special focus on developing societies;

2.       To make them understand how to recognize a research problem, formulate research questions or hypotheses and determine research objectives along with other components of a research proposal;

3.       To facilitate them to acquire knowledge about different methods of data collection and tools of data handling;  

4.       To enhance the capacities/abilities of the participants in understanding the applicability of various qualitative and quantitative techniques in social sciences research; and

5.       To engage them in preparing a minor field survey based report/monograph of few pages to assess their understanding that they accrue from the programme

Course Content:

(1)    Research Methodology; Theoretical Issues and Different Schools;

(2)    Types of Research and Research Design;

(3)    Types of Data, Methods and Tools of Data Collection;

(4)    Sampling and Statistical Tools;

(5)    Various Methods of Quantitative Research;

(6)    Various Methods of Qualitative Research;

(7)    Writing Report, Research Paper and Monograph.

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