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Centre for Policy Research

Centre for Policy Research

Dharma Marg, Chanakyapuri

New Delhi – 110 021

Tel: 011-26115273-76 (4 Lines)

Fax: 011-26872746

Orientation Programme on

Social Science Research

for Research Scholars and Lecturers belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and Other Marginalised Groups

November 30 – December 1 and 2, 2017

Centre for Policy Research will be organising a three-day Capacity-Building Workshop for research scholars and faculty members belonging to the above Social Groups. The programme is sponsored by the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) and will be held during November 30 – December 1 and 2, 2017 in New Delhi. It seeks to help the participants in three areas: 1) to refresh their knowledge of research on discrimination and exclusion, including source material and new directions; 2) to equip them with latest methods in social science research, and; 3) to impart knowledge and insights into soft-skills, the importance of ICT in research, avenues to disseminate their output.

The workshop will consist of lectures, seminars, group discussions and practical guidance. A candidate, belonging to any of the social groups mentioned above, must meet the following requirements:

  • Below the age of 40 years
  • From any of the Social Sciences
  • Currently enrolled in a PhD programme
  • Completed PhD but not in employment
  • Teaching in degree and above courses in a college/ university

About 25-30 candidates will be selected based on their suitability. The participants will get free boarding and lodging on twin-sharing basis. Three-tier AC train fare by the shortest route will be reimbursed.

Candidates may send their CVs and a brief write-up of about 300 words, giving their future research plans. The CV, in addition to other particulars, must also contain the following: 1) date of birth; 2) gender; 3) social group; 4) subject(s) studied in post-graduation; 5) title of PhD thesis, and; 6) whether ever attended an orientation programme sponsored by ICSSR. The CV and brief note must be sent by email to before 28 October 2017. Selected candidates will be intimated by 4 November 2017.

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