IIT Bhubaneswar - Ten Days Research Methodology Course, Apply by 20th May 2023

IIT Bhubaneswar - Ten Days Research Methodology Course, Apply by 20th May 2023


IIT Bhubaneswar is organizing A Ten-Day Research Methodology Course.

This course is designed to provide M.Phil., Doctoral, and Post-Doctoral students of social science discipline with both theoretical and practical knowledge about various research methodologies and statistical tools. The ultimate goal is to equip participants with the skills necessary to apply research approaches in their academic and professional pursuits. This course is ideal for those seeking to gain an understanding of research methods and skills and for those wishing to apply these skills in their studies or careers.




The course will be conducted physically and in offline mode at the IIT Bhubaneswar campus. In addition to the interactive classroom lectures on research methodology, the participants will also get hands-on experience in data analysis using statistical software like STATA, E-Views, etc. Moreover, participants will have the opportunity to gain familiarity with pertinent library tools, including Turnitin software for detecting plagiarism and reference management software such as Mendeley. The course incorporates a field visit tour, providing participants with a practical opportunity that will enhance their understanding and equip them with the necessary skills to undertake research independently in the field of social sciences.



Eligibility Criteria :

The participants should have enrolled in any social science discipline under M.Phil./ Ph.D./PDF in a UGC-recognized university/deemed University/ colleges/ institutes of national importance and ICSSR Research Institutes. Their application should duly be forwarded by the affiliating Institution. Faculty members are not eligible (since ICSSR is sponsoring the Capacity Building Programme for faculty members). Candidates will be selected based on the strength of their research proposal, stage of research (pre-data collection/fieldwork), and first-time applicants for Research Methodology/ similar workshops.



Total Intake of the Course:

The maximum intake for the course shall be 30, of which 20 seats are for outstation and 10 for local participants. The selection committee will select the participants for the course based on the stage/phase of their research work. The aspects like representation of different social backgrounds, women, persons with disability, minorities, etc. shall also be taken into consideration while selecting the candidates. Notification for selected candidates will be communicated through their registered email.



Registration Fee & Accommodation:

There is no registration fee for this Ten Days Research Methodology Course. Free accommodation will be provided to the participants only at the campus. Food and refreshments will also be provided to the participants during the tenure of the program.



Travel Cost:

Outstation participants are eligible for sleeper class train or actual bus fare on the shortest route to and from. Reimbursement shall only be made on the production of the original confirmed train or bus tickets. No local conveyance would be reimbursed. Taxi, Own Car Mileage, Auto, Air Fare shall not be admissible under any circumstances.



How to Apply? :

Interested candidates may fill out the Google form (https://forms.gle/t5M4i7jMfEASNoBz5) and upload duly filled scanned copies of the registration form forwarded by the supervisor and Head of the Department/ Institute on or before 20th May 2023.

Registration form and brochure can be downloaded from the institute website https://www.iitbbs.ac.in. The duly filled-in registration form forwarded by the supervisor and Head of the Department/ Institute be accompanied by: • Application form and one-page bio-data of the candidate along with academic qualification (10th, 12th, UG, PG or any other) / CV • Research Proposal (300 – 500 words).




The participants will be provided with a certificate for the successful completion of the course. Full attendance is compulsory to receive a certificate of participation. Also, the best performer in the evaluation process will receive a certificate of appreciation.



Important Dates:

  • Last Date of receipt of the application: 20th May 2023
  • Intimation to the selected participants: 25th May 2023
  • Program dates: 5th – 15th June, 2023



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