Banaras Hindu University Capacity Building Program on Social Reality, Research and Development for Young Social Science Faculty by ICSSR

Banaras Hindu University Capacity Building Program on Social Reality, Research and Development for Young Social Science Faculty Sponsored By ICSSR (Indian Council of Social Science Research) (25th May – 5th June, 2022 ) Organized By DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE Faculty of Social Sciences BANARAS HINDU UNIVERSITY, VARANASI (U.P.), INDIA.

About BHU

Banaras Hindu University (BHU) founded by Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya in 1916, is one of the most prestigious Central Universities in the Country. Being a living embodiment of such visionaries as Mahamana Malaviyaji, Dr. Annie Besant and Dr. S. Radhakrishnan, this seat of learning epitomizes synthesis of ancient wisdom and modern scientific temper.

The University is situated on the western bank of the holy river Ganga in the pious city of Varanasi, the religious capital of India and centre of Oriental Learning. The University comprises 5 Institutes, Indian Institute of Technology-BHU, 15 Faculties, 130 Departments, Mahila Mahavidyalaya 4 Inter disciplinary Centres, 14 UGC Special Assistance Programs, a Constituent College for Women and 3 Constituent Schools.

The 1200-bed (approx.) Sir Sunderlal Hospital of the University is equipped with modern amenities and caters to the healthcare needs of the vast population of eastern UP, parts of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chattisgarh and adjoining Nepal.

A good number of students from abroad including from USA, Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa etc. get admitted in various academic Programs in the University every year.

About the Faculty

The Faculty of Social Sciences, established in 1971 has presented landmark impacts with the help of the rigorous exercises done by the Sociologists, Psychologists, Economists, Political Scientists and Historians.

Many of the Faculty members have earned international reputations by their intellectual output. The IRDP, Malaviya Centre for Peace Research, and Centre for Women’s Studies and Development have made commendable academic output in the areas of developing human relations and social solidarity.

About the Conference

The capacity building program has been designed to train the faculty in the social sciences to deal with basic research issues and to learn the important tools and methods of social sciences research.

The purpose of the program is to enhance the capability of doing quality research among young faculty members of Social- Sciences.

There is a pressing need to train the young researcher of universities who can complete quality research in time. Capacity development challenges need to be looked into.

The aim of the program is to give participant handson experience in conducting field surveys, preparing a field report and writing quality research papers/articles.

Objectives : Banaras Hindu University Capacity Building Program

1. To aware participants about the social science perspective in research, teaching and development.

2. To sensitize participants about social reality and issues of social exclusion.

3. To impart skills to conduct research in social sciences.

4. To acquaint participants with Research Management and Administration skills.

5. To make participants aware of funding opportunities available to undertake research.

6. To impart knowledge on application of Information and Communication Technology for Social Science research and teaching.

7. To strengthen abilities of participants in writing research proposal, research reports; scientific writing to improve their publications.

Workshop Committee

Patron: Prof. Sudhir Kumar Jain, Vice Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University

Chairperson: Prof. Kaushal Kishor Mishra, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, BHU.

Co-chairperson: Prof. Shubha Rao, Dept. of Political Science, BHU

Course Director: Dr. Hemant Kumar Malviya, Professor, Dept. of Political Science, BHU


H. N. Tripathi Hall

Faculty of Social Sciences

Banaras Hindu University

Varanasi. 221005

How to Apply?

Interested faculty members can apply to Course Director along with duly filled up registration form on or before March 25, 2022.

The candidates are required to send the soft copy of the complete registration form duly forwarded by Head of the Department/Principal/Director to [email protected].


All correspondence may be addressed to:

Dr. Hemant Kumar Malviya

Professor, Dept. of Political Science, BHU

Mobile: 9793589663

Email: [email protected]

Mr. Ayush Yadav

Mobile: 7753032409

Miss Richa Pandey

Mobile: 8957243399

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