University of Mysore Ten Days Workshop on Advanced Research Methodology

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University of Mysore Ten Days Workshop on Advanced Research Methodology.


About the Program

The Department of Studies in Social Work, University of Mysore, Mysuru pleased to introduce ten days workshop on ‘Advanced Research Methodology’ to be conducted during the forthcoming month of April 2021.

This program is aimed at enhancing and exploring new avenues of research methodology in the digital era of e-teaching and learning methodologies.

The general objective of the program is designed to build the capacity in research among young research scholars, faculty members of the teaching fraternity to design, transact and assess the development in the teaching and research curriculum.

The workshop focuses mainly on the important avenues available for research scholars and on the other hand this workshop is a refresher course for teaching fraternity to inculcate and update knowledge in the research, so
that the enhanced knowledge is helpful in meeting the research needs of the students.

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University of Mysore

The University of Mysore was established on July 27, 1916. It is the sixth oldest University in the country and the first in the state of Karnataka. Also, in another sense it is the first university of the country to be established outside the limits of the British India.

The university was founded as a result of the efforts of the benevolent and visionary Maharaja of erstwhile Princely State of Mysore His Highness Shri Nalvadi Krishnaraja Wadiyar – IV (1884-1940), and the then Diwan Sir M.
Visvesvaraya (1860-1962).

It was the first University to be accredited by NAAC in 2000 with Five Star Status. The university is now ranked 36th in the All India Rankings 2017, NIRF-MHRD, Government of India.

The University is located in Mysuru, the cultural center of Karnataka. The main campus “Manasagangotri”– meaning “eternal flow of the mind” – as named by the Poet-laureate ‘Kuvempu’, the former Vice-Chancellor, and the first ‘Jnanapeetha’ awardee, is located on 739 acres of picturesque land containing a sprawling Kukkarahalli lake surrounded by verdurous trees extending to an area of 261 acres.

In addition to the main campus, there are three campuses located in Tubinakere near Mandya, Hemagangotri near Hassan and at Chamarajanagara.

The Tubinakere campus near Mandya is known as Sir M. Visvesvaraya Postgraduate Centre and is located on the Mysore-Bangalore highway at a distance of about 8 kms from Mandya.

The Postgraduate Centre at Hemagangotri, Hassan is located near Kenchattahalli village on the Mangalore- Bangalore highway at a distance of about 10 kms. from Hassan. Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Post- Graduate Centre of Mysore University is located at Chamarajanagar, the Southernmost District head quarters of Karnataka State.

There are 63 PG Departments offering 76 Postgraduate Programmes with more than 1,20,000 UG, PG, M.Phil., and Ph.D students. There are 226 affiliated colleges, 66 Recognized Research Centres, 157 Outreach /Research Centres, 8 training centres, 47 specialized programmes, 38 Foreign collaborations and 27 National collaborations.

Further, there are 11 PG Departments with National Research Facilities, 14 Chairs, 13 DST-FIST, UGC-SAP funded departments and 13 supporting units. Enrolment of a large number of overseas students from 63 countries reflects the international reputation of the university.

Major Milestones and Signposts

 NIRF Ranking 2020 by MHRD, Govt. of India: University of Mysore got 27Th position in India. 1St in Karnataka. 47th position as per overall assessment criteria.
 University of Mysore was the first University in the State that was accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) in the year 2000 with Five Stars Status.
 Recognized by the Govt. of India as an “Institution of Excellence (IOE)” with a grant of Rs. 100 crores (in 2008)
 (Recognized as the University with Potential for Excellence (UPE) in 2009 by UGC with a grant of Rs. 50 crores in (2012)
 Recognized as the Centre with Potential for Excellence in Particular Area (CPEPA) and was awarded a grant of Rs. 9.5 crores which is being renewed in 2016
 Identified as one of the top 20 universities in Scientific publications and was awarded Rs.9.00 Crore under PURSE Scheme, and renewed for 2ND Phase in 2016 awarded Rs. 8.5 crore.
 Identified by the Government of Karnataka (2009) as Innovation University
 The overall h-index (Web of Science) for published research: 42 With 3609 publications since 1986. Some faculty members of the University have h-index of 18 and above.

The Department of Studies in Social Work (MSW)

The Professional Social Work course leading to Master’s Degree, affiliated to the University of Mysore, was started in 1977 at the School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore.

In the academic year, 1977-78 with the service of two temporary faculty members, a two-year PG course in Social Work (MSW) was started in the PG Department of Sociology under the Chairmanship of Late Prof. C. Parvathamma. With the establishment of Mangalore University in 1984, the School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore came to be affiliated with Mangalore University.

To strengthen the research and training activities in the field of Social Work the University of Mysore established an independent Department of Studies in Social Work in January 1990, bifurcating the Social Work Course from the PG Department of Sociology.

For the first two years after the establishment of the MSW course in the department of Sociology the University offered the course under semester pattern. In the year 1979 the annual system was adopted. The semester scheme has been reintroduced from the academic year 2001-02.

Departmental Research Activities

The faculty members are actively involved in guiding students leading to the award of Doctor of Philosophy in social Work. The Department undertakes research projects sponsored by the UNICEF, UGC, State Government., Central Government, Industry, NGOs, etc.,

Best Practices:
The department has strived to make the students proficient in soft skills along with the core curriculum so that the students have good placement opportunities.
 Campus interviews are organized for the student placements.
 Various workshops and skill training programmes are conducted every year to cater to the job demands of the market.
 Regular and formal staff-students’ interaction takes place in the form of individual conferences and group conferences.

Here the expert faculty guide and supervise the students in fieldwork and also mentor the students in both personal and professional growth.


 Research Scholars and any Faculty Members are eligible to apply.
 Registration is mandatory for all the participants of the workshop.
 Participants are required to pay a Non-Refundable fee of INR 1000/-
 The eligible participants who have made the payment are required to register online on or before 8th April 2021.
 Link for Registration:


 Date of the workshop: 10th April 2021 to 31st May 2021 (Saturday and Sunday weekend Program)
 Registered participants must attend all the offline or online (Zoom) sessions in order to receive a certificate of the program.
 Attempting and submitting day-wise assignments are mandatory, and each participant should score a minimum of 50% in the final exam to avail of the certificate.
 Graded certificates on the basis of performance will be awarded to the participants (i.e. A & B).
 The program fulfills the requirement as per CAS of UGC and AICTE.
 All participants need to submit online feedback for each module.
 Each participant will get reading materials (Videos and electronic material) for future reference.
 Further, certificates with QR codes will be issued to those candidates who will complete the course successfully.


The participants must make the prescribed payment either through online gateways or any direct bank payment to the below-mentioned account and keep the screenshot of the payment for future reference.

Account Name: The Chairman, DoS in Social Work, UoM
Account Number: 54035421111
Bank & Branch: State Bank of India, Crawford Hall branch, Mysuru
IFSC: SBIN0040059
MICR: 570002056
For further queries, you can email: [email protected]
For more information Contact: 9448766290 / 9886358615


Course Co-ordinator
Dr. Chandramouli
Associate Professor & Chairman
Department of Studies in Social Work
University of Mysore, Mysuru

Dr. Jyothi H P
Assistant Professor
Department of Studies in Social Work
University of Mysore, Mysuru

Prof. R. Shivappa
University of Mysore

Prof. G. Hemantha Kumar
Honourable Vice-Chancellor
University of Mysore

University of Mysore Ten Days Workshop on Advanced Research Methodology


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