ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty (18th – 31st May, 2018) at Central University of Punjab

ICSSR Sponsored Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty (18th – 31st May, 2018) at Central University of Punjab

About the Programme

Department of Economic Studies, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India, proposes to organize a 14 days course on ‘Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Faculty Members’ for the benefit of University/College as well as Research Institutes teachers/researchers from 18th May, 2018 – 31st May, 2018. The Programme is aimed at improving and upgrading research and teaching-learning process and targets to young faculty in social sciences. Research has becoming one of the most important aspects in the academic pursuits of higher learning over the world, and it provides the solutions to ever changing human problems. Continuous up-gradation of knowledge in the research related matters is the need of the hour. With special focus on cognitive skills in learning outcomes by way of developing research capabilities among the budding faculty members of the research institutions, colleges and Universities. The training programme also aims to prepare the researchers capabilities to publishable material in the form of articles in journals and books. It will introduce participants to the essential principles, techniques and processes of qualitative, quantitative and mixed approaches of research. In doing so, it will deal with various theoretical and methodological issues involved in such inquiry as well as the strategies and techniques such as research design, methods of qualitative data collection, coding and analysis involved in empirical field research. The Programme is fully sponsored by Indian Council for Social Science Research, New Delhi.

Duration of the Programme

The course on Capacity Building Programme for Social Science Researchers is of Two Weeks (i.e. 14 days) and tentatively scheduled to be held during May 18-31, 2017. There shall be no off days during the programme.

Eligibility for the Programme

The programme is intended to Social Sciences (Economics, Commerce, Management, Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, Psychology, Education, Political Science, Public Administration, Law, History, Geography, Mass Communication and allied disciplines) faculty members of any UGC recognised University/College/Institution and engaged in Social Science research. Researchers engaged in research in Research/Educational Institutions including ICSSR/UGC-Post Doctoral Fellows and holding PhD may also be considered.

Programme Fee

There is no fee for the Programme. Moreover, free accommodation to outstation participants and local hospitality to all participants shall be provided.


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