Research: Meaning – purpose- Types of Research – Steps in Research – Selection and formulation of a research problem - Review of Literature.
Preparation of Research Design - case Design- Survey Design – Sampling techniques - sampling Design for Analytical and Descriptive Research Sampling – Meaning - Methods and their applications - Sample size and sampling errors – Methods of data collection – Primary data , Secondary data – Sources, Techniques – Questionnaire , interview schedule.
Pre testing – Pilot Study – Data processing : Meaning, Steps,- Analysis of data – Interpretation of data through SPSS – Correlation – Partial and multiple – Regression – Partial and Multiple - Time series analysis ( Problem and Theory).
Hypothesis – Concept, steps, sources – testing of hypothesis – Chi – Square test, ‘t’ test, ‘z’ test , ‘F’ test and ANOVA - One way and two way classification (Problem and Theory).
Report Writing: Types of reports – contents of report – style of reporting – steps in drafting reports - Footnotes and bibliography writing.
Note: Theory 60% and Problem 40%.